Carrying a Baby All Day? How I Avoid Destroying My Back!

Baby Carrying

New mothers expect the sleepless nights, the headaches from all the crying and the 24/7 worrying about their newborn. But what they do not expect is the constant back pain that comes along as well. Constantly carrying around a new infant, as well as heavier items like baby carriers, prams or car seats, can cause a lot of stress on the back. Although it can be painful, there are ways to make sure to keep the back healthy while carrying… Continue Reading “Carrying a Baby All Day? How I Avoid Destroying My Back!”

Back to school with a bump!

The day has finally arrived…….. Kian is back to school, but a day in front of his peers……. Why? He is off to Paris (and then Disneyland) on a school trip. We bought his new uniform and school shoes at the beginning of last week, but upon checking his school bag I panicked slightly when I discovered it was literally falling to bits. Being a teenager, Kian has a very clear idea about what he does and doesn’t want these… Continue Reading “Back to school with a bump!”

Back to School with Smiggle


We were lucky enough to be sent some Smiggle goodies to try when they first launched in the UK earlier this year. Smiggle (the cross between a smile and a giggle) are the ultimate creators of colourful, fun, fashion forward stationery.  Launched in Melbourne, Australia in 2003 Smiggle has gone from strength to strength and is now joining us here in the UK, with new stores opened in Stratford, Reading, Brighton and Kingston and more coming next month in Bristol and… Continue Reading “Back to School with Smiggle”