Preparing a short break to Wales

Preparing a short break to Wales

Wales is a beautiful part of the British Isles. It doesn’t matter which part you go to, there is plenty to do and see. We have visited Pembrokeshire each year since 2015, when we went there for our honeymoon. However, I’d love to visit Snowdonia and go for a short break in Cardiff! View Post

5 must have car features to ease family travel

5 must have car features to ease family travel

Since I started blogging at the beginning of last year, we’ve certainly racked up more miles than usual! From blogging events to family holidays, we’re spending more time in the car than ever before. Of course, having a baby/toddler has changed the way we travel. We have to pack so much more to prepare for every eventuality! We also find ourselves stopping at services far more often. However, there are things that make the journey much easier! View Post

3 things in 15 minutes to feel more “you”, less “mum”

3 things in 15 minutes to feel more “you”, less “mum”

As wonderful as motherhood is, a lot does change and that takes some adjusting to! I often find myself putting on the same combinations of jeans and t-shirts or jumpers each day. Once I’ve finished work, I slap on some concealer and foundation, quickly put a brush through my hair and rush off to collect Autumn from her childminder. With all the additional things to do in my daily life, I’ve definitely not taken care of myself as much. I’ve been meaning to paint my nails for weeks now, but they’re still bare. Does this sound like you?

It’s so important as mums to give ourselves a bit of self care, in whatever form that comes. This post is about 3 things I  do to feel a bit more like “myself” in 15 minutes and hopefully it will inspire you too! After all, surely 15 minutes is achievable every once in a while? View Post

Review: Axkid Minikid Rear-facing Car Seat

Review: Axkid Minikid Rear-facing Car Seat

When I was pregnant with Autumn I researched everything I could think of that I might need to know about parenting. Once she was born, it turned out there was a LOT I hadn’t thought of! However, one thing I had looked into a great deal was car seats. I’d read a lot about the benefits of extended rear-facing and was determined to keep her in a rear-facing car seat for at long as possible. Over the last few months, we’ve been trying out the Axkid Minikid. View Post

Top tips for throwing the perfect children’s party

Top tips for throwing the perfect children’s party

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Some parents revel at the idea of throwing their child a birthday party, but others aren’t so keen and have the clock on countdown from the minute the first guest arrives. To help you ensure that everything is in order and accounted for – without the stress – from the most over-the-top cake to the most colourful bunting. Here is a fail-safe guide to throwing the perfect children’s party: View Post