8 stress busting gifts mums need this Christmas!

8 stress busting gifts mums need this Christmas!

In all likelihood you’ll be shopping for a present for someone who’s a mum this Christmas. Whether it’s your own mum, or a friend who is a mum, it’s quite likely that she’s pretty stressed! Whilst Christmas is a fun time of year, it’s often the mums in our families that go to the most effort to make it what it is. Therefore, I’ve put together a list of gift ideas that will help her de-stress once everything is done and dusted for another year.

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6 Ideas for Christmas Day Table Gifting/Stocking Fillers

6 Ideas for Christmas Day Table Gifting/Stocking Fillers

Apologies to the Scrooges out there, but I am feeling well and truly in the Christmas spirit! We’re a good way through November and so far I’ve published blog posts about decorating the house and gifts for 0-2 year olds. I have a gift guide for mums coming up very soon, but today I want to focus on those smaller gifts that are so much fun to unwrap because you never know quite what they’re going to contain. The stocking fillers! Some families even have a sweet tradition of small gifts on the table alongside the crackers.

Of course, what you’d fill stocking with depends on the age, gender and interests of the person. However, I’ve compiled a few ideas to get you started!
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How to choose the perfect baby name

How to choose the perfect baby name

With a third royal baby on the way, baby names are a hot topic right now! Choosing your baby’s name is fun, but can also lead to some stressful moments! My husband and I didn’t do too badly, but I’ve heard of couples having full-blown arguments over choosing their unborn child’s name. Luckily, we only had a couple of minor disagreements.

My husband thought it was quite ridiculous at times where I sought baby name inspiration from. However, I think it’s good to take inspiration from all kinds of sources! View Post

Father’s Day gift panic buying!

Father’s Day gift panic buying!

I feel as though Father’s Day has really crept up fast this year. It was weeks away last thing I knew, now all of a sudden it’s this weekend!

Luckily, I’m pretty much done on the present front. However, I’ve compiled a list of ideas for those of you who need to panic buy gifts for your husbands, dads and grandads over the next 4 days! View Post

Sunday Review: Maternity Leavers, Soozi Baggs

Sunday Review: Maternity Leavers, Soozi Baggs

A couple of months ago, I was sent a book to review, Maternity Leavers by Soozi Baggs. I don’t often find the time to sit down and read, now that Autumn is on the move, so it’s taken me a little longer than first anticipated to get round to this. However, I’m glad that I found some time to read this. I think it’s difficult for many women on maternity leave to make a decision about work. Some can’t wait to get back, while others dread it and either try to be a full time stay at home mum or work from home/become self-employed. View Post