Travelling with a Toddler

Violetta is now 16 months and travelling with her now is a whole new ball game! Her Papa's extended family live in a rural town near Rome in Italy and it was finally time to take our little lady our there to visit everybody. Before we left I decided it would be best to pack … Continue reading Travelling with a Toddler


Sausage Risotto (for baby)

Shopping / Store Cupboard List Handful of baby spinach leaves 1/4 cup arborio risotto rice Small piece parmesan Small knob butter 1/4 courgette 1 x sausage 1/2 baby stock cube   Preparation Wash and chop the spinach Rinse the rice Grate some parmesan Chop the courgette Remove the sausage meat from the sausage Make 300ml … Continue reading Sausage Risotto (for baby)

Our Top Ten Christmas Jumpers of 2017

(for baby girls!) Violetta and I have been searching high and low for our favourite Christmas jumpers and we've compiled our shortlist for you! Click the pictures to find them online. The Little White Company Stylish, classic, timeless, super soft and cosy. JoJo Maman Bébé Fun, old-fashioned and so soft (cashmere bled). These was up … Continue reading Our Top Ten Christmas Jumpers of 2017

A Local Heaven for Children and Parents

We have found the perfect answer to rainy afternoons, burning off energy, meeting friends and having some mummy/daughter time. In Woolwich Arsenal, in an unassuming, converted warehouse, is a haven for children and parents alike. Under 1 Roof kids is everything you hoped for when you pictured in your mind the kind of place you … Continue reading A Local Heaven for Children and Parents

Baby’s First Holiday

Violetta is six months old and she's just enjoyed her first holiday abroad! It was her Nanny's 60th birthday and a family week in the sun was booked for all to enjoy. I'd be lying if I said I wasn't nervous about what a week away with a little baby would entail; the packing, the … Continue reading Baby’s First Holiday

A letter to my daughter. 

To my beautiful daughter, As I lay here and watch you sleep, my heart bursts with love for you.  I cannot believe that someone so perfect in every way is mine. Mine to look after, to nurture, to teach and to watch grow.  I lay here wondering how I can make your path through life … Continue reading A letter to my daughter. 

The Importance of Doing Nothing

Admittedly this has taken me nearly 8 weeks to realise (or 28 years, depending on how you look at it!), but this week it dawned on me, sometimes I just need to be at home 'doing nothing'. I find this realisation really tricky, because to me, time at home is beneficial for catching up on … Continue reading The Importance of Doing Nothing