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Our bathroom transformation – from Victorian water closet to modern family bathroom

We’ve always been so unlucky with our bathrooms. In our little old London flat, we had a tiny windowless L-shaped bathroom with just enough space for a bath, small sink and loo squeezed in. But I’m not exaggerating when I say; you pretty much had to keep the door open while using it…

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Our home birth story – plastic sheets, birthing pools and no paracetamol

When we told our friends and family that we planned to have a home birth for our second baby, a lot of them thought we were mad. But being such a home body and having had a painful third-degree tear during her first labour in hospital (and subsequently finding out that mums are…

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For Sophia…two minutes of your time could give babies with Cystic Fibrosis a brighter future. Please sign our petition today!

Unless you’ve ever met someone with Cystic Fibrosis, you probably won’t know too much about it…but they need your help. Cystic Fibrosis is a life-limiting genetic condition that affects around 1 in every 2,500 UK babies born each year. It causes sticky mucus to gather in their lungs and digestive system, resulting in…

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Why I’m celebrating kindness milestones with my boys

As parents, it’s easy to get obsessed with how your child is developing compared to their peers. When you see other parents online, proudly posting photos of their perfect babies, smiling, sleeping through the night, talking, crawling, counting, taking those tentative first steps (while yours seems a million miles away from doing these…

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A sneak peek at our new pink bedroom

When Rosie suggested a ‘pink theme’ for our new bedroom, I originally balked at the idea. Pink? In OUR bedroom? OUR ROOM?!! Not a chance. But after a few weeks of not-so-subtle lobbying from Rosie and just a dash of self-reflection from me, I eventually came around to the idea. Call me ‘under…

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