How to start up your own parent blog and why you want to!

I went to chat with the deliciously ditzy Sophie Sulehria on the last bank holiday at BBC3 Counties Radio about how I got into blogging. Have a listen to her, I really hope that BBC3CR give her a permanent slot soon, as she has a great warm air about her that just makes you smile.  Plus at the moment their […]

I’ve been shortlisted in the Brilliance in Blogging Awards – Please vote for me!

Thank you so much to who ever nominated me in the BiBs2013, I’ve been shortlisted in the video category! I was a little surprised about this, as it was my plan to really start getting into videos this year, and I didn’t feel I had embraced it properly yet. But it’s given me a boost to do lots more, thank […]

Chatting with Iain Lee on BBC3C Radio about Mum’s ages – Is it selfish to be older

The other day I was on BBC3 Counties Radio chatting to Iain Lee about wether you are ever to old to be a Mum. Check us out here:   I’m and ‘older mum’ Living in Hertfordshire means that there are lots of ‘older mums’.  Whereas when I fell miraculously pregnant with Curly Headed Boy at 36 I was considered ‘geriatric’ […]

Weight Loss Diary: Week 7: How Life Gets In The Way Of The Best Laid Plans

Those of you who can add up can probably see that there was a Week 1, Week2, Hangout in week3, and then week 4, 5 and 6 are missing! Yep, life totally got in the way! Check out my video and my small amount of progress weight wise, but lots health wise:   I mention in there the progress I […]

Weight Loss Hang Out No1! Problems, Goals and Plans

Phew, that was a little scary! Due to some technical problems and diary issues we just had Liska one very brave Mum (and her gorgeous 2yo son!) on the hangout and then 3 others watching live. But that meant that we got through A LOT!!   Starting your new regime right   Starting right makes such a difference to wether […]

Weight Loss Diary: Week 2: successes and plans

In this post you can listen to my lifestyle feature on a radio show, see my weekly vlog and get details for my google hangouts on getting Healthy, Fit and Strong; it’s a packed post! Firstly, thank you everyone for all your lovely comments cheering me on here, twitter and Facebook!   An Overview of How to Lose Weight This […]

Weight Loss Diary: Week1: The problem and the goal

Vlog I’m starting a weight loss diary – bet you never guessed that from the title heh! I also thought I’d vlog it; you know, try something new! So in this vlog I talk about the extent of my weight gain problem, why I gained it, and what my goals are.     Previous Posts It’s important when you start […]

7 Top Tips on How to deal with stressful people at Christmas or special occasions

If you ignore the money worries, which are frankly caused by buying presents or stuff for people, then the next biggest cause for trouble at Christmas or other big family events and parties is PEOPLE! So this months feature for Danny Smith from Radio Verulam‘s drive time show (92.6FM) was all about them and how to deal with the stress. I love people, […]

Tips on getting the right gifts without spending a fortune!

I was asked to come up with top tips for people worried about what to by for friends and loved ones from Christmas and Birthdays by the lovely Danny Smith from Radio Verulam‘s drive time show (92.6FM). It’s a tough job to come up with a present or gift that you can afford, and that they love getting.  But it’s not impossible!  My […]