I can’t sleep after sex or during the full moon – HELP!

So lovely blog readers I have a problem for you to solve! I’ve googled it, but can’t for the life of me find a solution, so I’m turning to you incredible peeps to find one for me.  Because I have a BIG problem! You know how I wrote my top tips on getting to sleep or back to sleep for […]

Britmums Live: Winning, What I liked, Outfits and a change to WIN SWAG!

I WON! OMG I can’t believe I won the ‘Inspire’ category, partially because of what a lovely title it has and partially because of the amazing women I was up against.  I was sure I had no chance, but a couple of my friends were convinced.  However, when they read out the description of the winner, even my mate shook […]

Have you thought of going to a Family Festival this summer?

I know many of you won’t be even considering the hundreds/thousands of pounds that it costs to go on holiday this summer. You might also be struggling to take 7-14 days off work. I’ve got a great alternative for you … Hows about thinking about a Family Festival instead?   If you’ve never been to a festival before, it’s a […]

What I am wearing to Britmums Live 2012

  Are you worried about what to wear to a blogging conference?   My main tip is to remember: There will be cooler better looking people than you. There will be people worse dressed than you. There will be fatter and slimmer people than you.   So all you have to do is: Feel comfortable. Be able to adapt to […]

Fifteen Top Tips For Getting Better Sleep For Busy Mums And Dads

Sleep, one of the most crucial things for our well being, but so often not that easy to come by!   I’ve not ‘slept through the night’ for 6yrs; i.e. since I first had kids. But to be honest I wasn’t the best sleeper before that either.  The big hairy northern one is a snorer; the waxy ear plugs from […]

Great Mothers / Fathers Day or Grandparent or Photographer Present

  I know that shopping for Mums, Dads, Grandparents or Photographers is difficult, so I reckon you’re going to love this idea; Photos on canvas. I love having photos of the family around; I think it reminds us of happy times when we are exhausted and it stops me from panicking that I’ve forgotten about their childhood because I have […]

Does it help to know I struggle too?

Does it help you when you are shattered to know that there are days or big periods of time when I struggle too? Does that make you feel better about it, and normalise it? Or does it make it seem hopeless? Practially speaking, the only reason I can write the tips I write, and the whole inspiration behind my book […]

What do Thomson, Guinness World Records, Whipsnade and Luton A&E have in common?

What do Thomson Family holidays, the Guiness Book of Records and Whipsnade zoo have in common? And how come did we end up in A&E  in Luton with Little Dimples? Well we got invited to a blogging event at Whipsnade Zoo hosted by Thomsons and Guinness Book of World Records during half-term. The timing was perfect as I’ve been feeling […]