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Kitchen Design Inspiration: exclusive first look at our new country kitchen!

As the saying goes, the kitchen is the heart of the home; and in our house, this couldn’t be more true. Day and night, you’ll find us in there…usually with Rosie cooking, me eating, Hugh snoozing in the pram and Teddy opening cupboards and drawers in search of things he really shouldn’t be playing with! It’s without doubt our favourite…

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Learn to love Christmas again with these five festive life hacks

I miss Christmas. The magic, the childhood innocence, trees too big to fit in your dad’s car, carols and Christmas number ones, twinkling lights, thoughtful gifts, mistletoe kisses, cocktail sausages, roasted parsnips and Quality Street…it used to all be so exciting, so fun and so guilt free.  But as we get older, Christmas changes. Or at least our relationship with…

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The perfect getaway for mums in need of a little TLC

My wife Rosie is, without doubt, the most amazing mum to our little boy Teddy. During the working week, while I’m stuck in the office, she gives him constant love and attention, from the second he wakes up in the morning to the moment she tucks him into bed each night. And throughout this gruelling 12 hour shift, somehow she…

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Who has the harder job? A working parent or the one who stays at home with the baby?

It doesn’t happen every day, but at the end of an exhausting week, it’s a debate that often takes place between knackered, emotionally-charged parents; who has the tougher job? The working parent or the one left at home with the baby? As a working parent myself, I have to admit…I do sometimes feel like I’ve drawn the short straw. Leaving…

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The End of Maternity Leave: a poem for Mummy on her first day back at work

It’s a date that’s been in the diary for months, yet nobody has been looking forward to it. The emotional day when a new mum heads back to work at the end of maternity leave. If you’re lucky enough to have wangled some shared parental leave, so that dad can take over at home, I’m sure it softens the blow…

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