Category: little ones

Becoming a mum: year one

Becoming a mum: year one

The last year has flown by in a flurry of nappies, sleepless nights, endless photos, late night cuddles, what-the-hell-am-i-doing? moments and love so strong I didn’t know it existed.  And despite the bags under my eyes, the extra kilos, the sleep deprived bickering and the […]

Travelling to Italy with kids? Your guide to what to pack

Travelling to Italy with kids? Your guide to what to pack

When it comes to packing the family suitcase for a holiday abroad with kids, sometimes it requires military precision.  I was born forgetful and despite all of my best intentions I know I’m bound to forget something somewhat crucial on every trip I take.  Take our […]

Bringing up a baby in Calabria

Bringing up a baby in Calabria

Having taken a break from the blog while I had a baby I’m happy to be back!  What a roller coaster it has been, lots and lots of smiles and very little sleep! Bringing up a baby in Calabria has taught me some valuable lessons that I can’t wait to share with you. Like everything in life there are positives and there are negatives but I think this photo sums up perfectly why I love living here so much and why it is such a beautiful place to startIMG_7042 a family.

Free nursery printables

Free nursery printables

Whether you’re team pink, blue or yellow at some point you’re going to need to start thinking about making a space just for baby.  So here are some of my top ten favourite free printables for you to make that space your own.  

An open letter to British retailers regarding maternity clothes

An open letter to British retailers regarding maternity clothes

To all British retailers, Just over 4 months ago I found out I was pregnant. Since that moment my life has been a roller coaster ride of emotions ranging from so-excited-I-could-burst to oh-my-god-what-are-we-doing?-this-is-absolutely-terrifying.  Indeed, as a FTM or first time mum there are lots of […]

Hypnobirthing: what’s it all about?

Hypnobirthing: what’s it all about?

As my belly grows and my pregnancy progresses I keep thinking about the fact that at some point I am going to be giving birth.  I’ve been watching “One born every minute” for months, have signed up to various baby sites and have already read enough books to shelve a small library.  One thing I’m not prepared for though is the birth. (more…)