Family

Posts about our family life, you’ll get to know more about us by reading our ‘Scrapbook Loves’, Everyday Us, Sunday Scrapbook and other posts. Family posts cover all the topics that don’t really fit anywhere else!

What the Baby read: A cat called Panda Giveaway

“Are you a panda?” asked young Amanda. “No, I’m a cat, it’s as simple as that.”   A Cat called Panda is possibly the sweetest book I’ve read to Athena yet. Not only is it a lovely story but the illustrations are divine! Written by Melanie Arora and illustrated by Charlie Brandon-King, it’s full of stylized pictures mostly monochrome with…

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BritMums – what I’m planning next

You’ll probably know that I along with a few hundred other bloggers attended Brit Mums Live, a blogging conference (not just for mums though) in London. I’m not going to whittle on too much about the conference itself as there are probably a hundred other posts that will do that but instead I’m going to write about what changes I…

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Breastfeeding: Thrupenny bits nursing pillows

Breastfeeding means you get to sit and relax (hopefully!) with your baby, but it’s not always easy finding a comfortable position, and sometimes you need your hands free too, for tea drinking/biscuit eating/toddler book reading to name but a few! A couple of weeks ago I was sent this pretty gorgeous nursing pillow from Thrupenny Bits. Their pillows: contour to…

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Stuff on a Sunday #35

Last Sunday was a lazy morning although I felt shattered due to Arlo waking up numerous times and then Sam getting up at 5am to go snowboarding! After a snooze (all of us!) Skye came to visit and we had a little stroll around town the hit up the park for Athena to burn off some energy! Monday was playgroup…

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Fat Face Holiday Shop

  Fat Face isn’t a brand I have any familiarity with, so I was happy to be given the option to choose a couple of items from their Holiday Shop. There was so much to choose from, with styles to suit all shapes and sizes, and ages too I think! I’m always a little wary of ordering online from a…

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Sudio headphones and a Caseapp giveaway [ended]

I am attached to my mobile phone for much of the day, taking photos, flicking through instagram, reading on the kindle app and then when we’re out and about I often listen to the radio or podcasts if both babies are asleep (bliss!). I also listen to music during the night feeds so a good set of headphones that are…

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#MyBagMyStyle – Babymoov City changing bag

Babymoov  recently launched their new range of changing bags with a live catwalk show in Paris which was streamed live on the Internet!  I was lucky enough to see it up in London and not only did we get to see the bags on the catwalk but they were all there in the flesh for us to play with! I…

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I am the mum who…

I’ve seen this post a few times on peoples blogs and I love to read them, its always so interested finding out more about a person in their ‘mum’ role. Donna tagged me (you can read her post here) so I thought i’d join in! I am the mum who… Hates the word ‘mum’. I never called my mum ‘Mum’…

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