Author: Mama

It’s about the marathon, not the sprint

Each year we’ve had the London Marathon on the TV in the background but it’s only this year it hit me just what an amazing feat it is. It really brought home what momentous effort a marathon is when I watched David Wyeth helped over the finish line by fellow runner Matthew Rees. Seeing Wyeth …

Yorkshire’s Coast gets all trendy

Just back from a lovely, relaxing long weekend up on Yorkshire’s East Coast. The best we’ve had so far as a family. We’ve walked on beautiful beaches, eaten out, swam, chilled and simply enjoyed each other’s company – bliss. My favourite part overall has been the gorgeous beach hut we stayed in at new holiday development The …

The obligatory hospital bag post – five things you might not have thought to pack

Packing your hospital bag is a momentous part of preparing to be a new mum. It’s the kind of thing that makes you realise ‘this is actually happening!’ Exciting as it is, it can feel like a mammoth task to cut through all the birth-related paraphernalia to work out what you actually do need. So …

Roll up, Roll up: The Circus has left town (temporarily)

Entertaining a nearly-one-year-old can be exhausting at times and it’s easy to run out of funny faces to pull and amusing, yet educational (!) games to play. After a particularly disturbed night and after feeling sick from the monotony of the few nursery rhymes I know, I found myself at a loose end this afternoon …

Mama on the move: Out ‘n’ About

  I love it when things just work. Things that are easy to use, of good quality and do what they are supposed to do make my day. Since I’ve had a little one this has become even more of a priority and I have to say the Out’n’About Nipper V4 buggy has been one …