Kid’s Summer Lookbook

Quite a few of you seemed to enjoy my Wedding Lookbook which I published back in May, so I thought that I would follow up with something similar, but this time showcasing kid’s clothes for the summer holidays. Well boy’s clothes…(so if you are looking for any pretty little dresses you…

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Body Confidence after Babies

This week I opened up yet another magazine to see a picture of a celebrity flouncing around in a teeny weeny bikini ONE MONTH after giving birth. “HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE?!” you could hear readers screaming. Well the hard truth is – it is for some, and not for others.…

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Coping with (Greek) heat during pregnancy

Last summer I was almost 8 months pregnant when we went on holiday to Cyprus and boy was it HOT! I went out there at just over 28 weeks and came back at 32 weeks. With temperatures rising to 35°C it was definitely not the most pleasant experience. However, I…

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Top 10 Baby & Toddler Travelling Essentials

Following on from last week’s video post about what I carry in my onboard changing bag, I thought that I would whittle all that junk down to 10 top baby and toddler items that most parents might find essential when travelling with the little ‘uns. Obviously this will include stuff…

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What’s in my Onboard Changing Bag VIDEO!

Summer is finally here and with it comes our annual travels…and a surprise YouTube video! With two young children my onboard luggage comprises of very different items to my carefree travelling days. So I thought it might be useful for new mums or mums who are off on their hols…

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Dimitri’s Big Fat Greek Christening!

So despite this month being all about weddings, I thought that a christening post would be just as appropriate. Back in November 2015 I brought you a post entitled Pip’s Big Fat Greek Christening. This gave you the lowdown on my first born’s official introduction to the Greek Orthodox Church and all…

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Have an Egg-citing Easter weekend at Jurassic Kingdom!

 If you’re not planning to stay inside gorging on meat all weekend like some of us, you may be trying to think up ways to entertain your little ones over the Easter period. I did a bit of research prior to my son’s 2nd birthday and found so many special events…

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Mother’s Day Special: What I’ve learnt since becoming a Mum

My life before children (hence forth known as ‘BC’) is a bit of a blur really. It’s a mish mash of school, exams, Greek hols, uni, exams, more Greek hols and one big fat Greek wedding. Life is still a bit of a blur (no it’s not due to the ouzo), but…

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Toddler Gymnastics

Now that I have settled the kids into a bit more of a day-to-day routine, I decided that I wanted to introduce some more activities for my eldest son to help with his general learning, co-ordination, and social skills. I’m going to take him swimming again soon and he already goes…

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Gus on the Go: Greek for Kids

Whether we like it or not, we live in a digital age where gadgets, gizmos and social media are at the forefront of our professional and personal lives. Apps are now seen as the fastest, most productive way of selling a service or product. Despite all the negativity surrounding how much…

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NEW Skincare Routine Post Pregnancy

I should really start off this post by saying that this skincare routine actually has nothing to do with pregnancy, or post-pregnancy – it’s just that it’s a new skincare routine that I’ve adopted since my second pregnancy (and actually during!) and one that I feel suits me even though…

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Life with TWO Spartan Monkeys (and one Gorilla)

So we are midway through January and I feel really pleased that I’ve managed to keep up with my blog for the first month of the new year! My big fat Greek life has got even bigger since Greek prince number two came along two months ago and I’m still…

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Another visit from the Greek Stork of Olympus!

So I can finally share with you all one of the main reasons I’ve been taking a break from my blog for the majority of this year. This week the Greek stork of Mount Olympus visited me once again to deliver an extra special package alongside my usual delivery of halloumi and houmous.…

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A Guide to Children’s Vaccines

My son turns ONE soon (I can’t believe it!) and with all the presents, well-wishes, cake and love, will come more dreaded injections. With all the current media focus surrounding the Meningitis vaccine I thought I would do a blog post on exactly which vaccines are being offered right now.

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Wacky Pregnancy Cravings

When I was pregnant with my son I didn’t have any particularly strange food cravings. BUT I did have a sudden urge for alcohol. “What’s so strange about that?” you might think. Well, I’m practically tee-total. I NEVER have an urge for alcohol. I’d much rather have a nice Coca…

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Would you let your child model?

Child modelling and modelling in general is an incredibly lucrative business. With the explosion of social media over the last few years, advertising and marketing has reached a whole new level and more companies are jumping on the instagram and pinterest wagon. With all these new visual outlets, demand for models…

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