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. Advertisements

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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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Mummascribbles Interview

Since becoming a mum I have found a whole new blogging community and was delighted to be interviewed by top blogging mummy Lisa Cornwell on her blog Mummascribbles. You can read the original post here.

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Do you believe in Santa?

I just wanted to write a quick blogmas post today to address the topic of the big guy in red. No I’m not talking about Papou in his festive pyjamas, I’m talking about SANTA CLAUS! I had a magical childhood and Christmas is at the forefront of my most magical memories. Each December…

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Mustela Product Review

At this time of year baby colds are rife and your little one can suffer and become irritated from the contrasting outdoor cold and indoor heating. So finding a soothing brand of baby products is key to ensuring a comfortable Christmas.  After attending the launch of the latest skincare range by Mustela…

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Baby’s Day Out at Chessington Garden Centre

Whether you are a fan of Christmas or not, chances are you won’t be able to avoid all the festive events and general good cheer adorning all the streets and shop fronts. I happen to love the month of Yuletide, but I think it is fair to say that Christmas…

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From the Baby Room to the Boardroom

After 7 months of being glued to my son’s side… I have returned to work. Not part time. Not one day less a week. Full time. I won’t lie. I enjoy my day job. (How awful of me!) I consider many of the people I work with close friends and it…

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Boost your Bust this October!

As we come to the end of October, I thought I would fit in a quick post on Breast Care seeing as it is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. So for the all the lovely gents who read my blog, yes, this post is about a part of the female anatomy, but…

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Mustela UK Event with The Bloggers Lounge

So I awoke this morning with a huge chocolate brownie and macaroon hangover thanks to the organisers of the Mustela UK blogging event I attended yesterday afternoon. After adding a parenting section to my blog I was lucky enough to be invited along to the event by The Bloggers Lounge…

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Beating Baby Bites

Like most mums I’m sure, when packing for holiday I am always over prepared and take every baby item you can think of – because let’s face it, there are no children in Cyprus / Greece / the general world and they definitely won’t have a basic item like a…

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Dunking the Sprog at Baby Swim School

I’m writing this post completely exhausted after taking Pip to his first ever swimming lesson aged 15 weeks (if you discount the ‘swimming’ lessons I’ve attempted to give him in the bath). As an ex competitive swimmer myself I think it is one of the best and most useful sports…

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Most useful v. most useless baby stuff

Having a baby is a wonderful thing. It’s also bloody expensive. With so many ‘helpful’ books and magazines telling you what to buy and what will look ‘adorable’ in your newly decorated nursery (because ALL parents are presumed to be doing up a nursery not just shoving the cot in the…

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The Month of Limbo

Happy 1st May everyone! So I keep being told on my Facebook page that ‘people who like [my] page haven’t heard from [me] in a while‘… so here you are people! Mark Zuckerberg has piled on the pressure!

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Greek Baby Beliefs

My Yiayia (Greek grandmother – pictured with my dad and my uncle) is currently staying with my family on an extended holiday and has been regaling us all with Greek tales, traditions and ancient beliefs. At 88 years of age, she still firmly believes that women should spend their lives in…

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