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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Top 10 Kids and Baby Christmas Outfits

Is your child more of a Christmas pudding or a star? Will you be forced to purchase full seasonal fancy-dress for their role as lead reindeer in the nativity or will it just be all about the light-up jumpers? Whatever your excuse for dressing your mini-me in colourful costume this year, why not join…

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Pip’s Big Fat Greek Christening

A few weeks ago the second most important Big Fat Greek family event of my life occurred: my son’s christening. The first of course was my wedding. Which now pales in comparison to the christening. 

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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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Top 10 Halloween Baby Costumes

There is nothing cuter than seeing a bonny baby dressed up as a pumpkin…as I found when I bought my almost 7-month-old son a Halloween outfit from TK Maxx. Complete with hat. I absolutely LOVE Halloween. It is the perfect excuse to scoff lots of sweets or cosy up to the fire…

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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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Introducing my little Pip and a Birthday Giveaway!

Recently I was lucky enough to be visited by the Greek stork from Mount Olympus who bestowed me with a very precious gift… Weighing 7 pounds 2 and resembling an angry, squashed egg my little Greek prince was delivered on Good Friday after a long and arduous battle with Eileithyia the…

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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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