Our 10-a-day experiment

It’s not exactly news that fruit and vegetables are good for you, and back in the spring some research was published saying that rather than five portions a day, we should be aiming for ten. Which is a lot for most people! So is it actually possible for a busy...

When your friend has a baby

There is a lot of advice out there telling you what to do when your friend has a new baby. There are memes, infographics and blog posts all devoted to the topic. They pretty much all say the same thing – stay away, keep your visit short, give the family space,...

Easter gifts for babies

Recently I’ve been thinking about Easter gifts other than the usual chocolate egg. There might be all sorts of reasons to avoid chocolate, your baby might still be very young, you might choose to avoid sugar in general or it might just be that you know the...

In my Baby Bag

If you’re a new parent it can be really difficult just to get out of the house. Even if everyone is dressed, fed, clean and awake you still have to pack a bag! You don’t know what you need to take, you don’t want to be unprepared and stuck without something...