Using a menstrual cup for the first time.

Let me start by saying that this post is very much not an ad. I paid for my menstrual cup myself. There are some Amazon ads, which are affiliate links, later in the post, as I thought you might be interested to know what I bought. As you can imagine…

Outside Every Day in January

When I set my 19 goals for 2019, I perhaps somewhat foolishly declared that I would be aiming to get outside with the girls every single day this year. It must not have rained for a while when I decided that this might be a good idea! On the whole,…

Postpartum Hair Loss: A chat with my hairdresser

Postpartum hair loss seems to be one of those things that most mothers suffer from, but no one really talks about, like the way your boobs feel when your milk comes in, or the fact that postpartum bleeding goes on for-e-ver. I’ve passed the masses-of-hair-clogging-up-the-plughole stage and am firmly in…

On real life, my messy house, and what I choose …

Writing my All About Me in Autumn post earlier in the week has got me thinking about what I share, and how I share it. Since B has been born, I feel that my blog has become a bit formulaic; a mix of play and learning activities and reviews, and…

What happens at the 2 to 2.5 Year Check

Last week, M had her 2 to 2.5 year check with the Health Visitor. Before we went, I was unsure as to what to expect. Because of this, I thought I’d share our experience from last week in the hope that it might help others wondering what happens at the…

Getting back in shape after a C-section

Since having M, or even since before having M, I’ve been unhappy about the way my tummy looks. People have mistaken me for being pregnant on numerous occasions in the past. Cringe! Since having B and my second C-section almost six months ago, I’ve had the typical ‘mum tum’. I’ve…

Pondering Playtime // We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Tuff …

*This post contains affiliate links Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen , and I’ve created a lovely little sensory storytelling tuff spot to go alongside it.  …