Your heart is my heart, and I hold it in my hand

Sorry this one is a little gushy I’m afraid… So maybe I wrote my last blog about Amelia hop skipping and jumping into school a little too early. This week going into preschool has been a whole different story. Poor little thing has been very upset at the school gates and constantly telling us she…

Family cycling – what you need to consider when starting out

A guest post by Catherine Bedford, Dashel You only have to look around to see how many people have been bitten by the cycling bug. First people started digging old bikes out from garages and sheds to make their daily exercise more varied during lockdown and then many people decided that cycling was a far…

#ShareBaby demands that UK PLC stops defining how we should parent

Every so often you get to combine your passion project with your day job. And that is exactly what I will be doing today when we launch an exciting new campaign for one of our clients called #ShareBaby. So let me introduce you to #ShareBaby, an initiative very close to my heart. It’s the brainchild…

Mindful parenting

Ever feel like you are about to lose your rag with your little one?! With a very headstrong and vocal toddler, who seems to have a meltdown over me doing something as simple as cutting up her croissant at breakfast, there are definitely times I need to step away and take a breath. Mindfulness and…

Babysitting apps: lifesaver for parents or a worry?

I did a little thing for Huff Post parents recently about babysitting apps. Have you ever used a babysitting app yourself? When asked about babysitting apps, this is what I said: I’ve heard loads of good things about Bubble as a babysitting app especially from parents in London. Sadly I live in the middle of nowhere in…