20 Diet tips I can learn from my toddler

Weight Watchers – TICK. Slimming World – TICK. Slim Fast – TICk. The Fast Diet (5:2) – Interesting! Jason Vale Juice Master – yes, downloaded the Apps (must buy juicer!) Been there, got the T-shirt (and few key rings, pens, recipe cards) and still have the extra pounds to prove it. Now, I’m not saying dieting doesn’t work – I just haven’t found one that works for me. That means one I can stick to. I was once sent to…

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What’s inside your hospital bags? And, why one hospital bag isn’t enough!

One of the first things I was looking forward to when I went on maternity leave was packing my hospital bag – or, bags! I wanted to feel organised and prepared (ever the Girl Guide!) – maybe it was a little OCD but I’m sure I can’t be the only woman who looked forward to doing this with as much glee as packing your schoolbag the night before the new term? Maybe it was because it was a chance to get…

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10 Things That I Have Never Done Until I Had A Baby

Pict: KeepCalm-o-matic 1. Self help-ing at the Supermarket This is: 1) Taking something of the shelf 2) bypassing trolley/basket 3) handing to a screaming tot 4) ahh.. peace! Case in point was one afternoon when I popped in for a few essentials (you know milk, bread, cake…) and Miss Marnie was screaming so loud that before she could empty the aisle and the knowing glances I had whipped out a squeezey fromage frais and shoved it in her mouth. I did of course confess my sins at the checkout and…

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What’s inside my baby change bag – & the items I don’t leave the house without

My V. I. BAG the Storksak ‘Elizabeth Leather’ in Tan WHAT’S INSIDE: 1) Storksak Bag I brought the Elizabeth Storksak because I wanted a classic bag – not one of those awful ‘yummy mummy’ logo bags or worse a novelty character one! I figured I was going to be carrying this bag everyday for a long time so it was worth investing well. So far, I have to say I am still happy with my choice and it’s looking even…

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