How Motherhood Has Changed Me

Nine years ago I entered the world of motherhood.  With the gasp of my baby boy's first breath my world had changed in the most demanding and beautiful way. In those first moments of holding my baby, I felt a surge of…

Dinner at Claridge’s and Vogue 100 Exhibition on Valentine’s Weekend

Valentine's weekend this year was particularly special as I was taken to the world renowned Claridge's Hotel for dinner by my wonderful partner. I had never been to Claridge's but it was somewhere I had always wanted to go. Perhaps…

10 Fabulous Date Ideas For You and Your Loved One

Valentine's Day weekend has arrived and so for those in the mood for some date inspiration, not just now, but throughout the year, then why not try out one (or all!) of the fabulous dates below. Hopefully there is something to…

6 Tips On How To Have Your Best Year Yet!

It's the start of a New Year and we've already made it through January (many of us alcohol free). We've passed 'Blue Monday' which is apparently meant to be the most depressing day of the year and February 'the month…

New Year, New Blog, New Future…

 Hi everyone and welcome to my new blog! For those of you who read my old blog 'Lollipops and Little Ones', you will see there has been quite a change, not only to the name of the blog but also…

The beauty of children

Forgive me readers, for I have sinned, it has been almost 3 months since my last blog post…all hail mary’s please pass my way.  The truth is, life as I know it has become an increasing juggling act of managing…

Fabulous Children’s Nightwear Giveaway from My Heart and Home! Closed

A few months ago I had the pleasure of meeting the lovely Janne from My Heart and Home – an online boutique selling beautiful and classical children’s nightwear and gifts. I immediately fell in love with the vintage look of…

Pony Riding in The Cotswolds

Last weekend, my eldest two children and I went for a much needed break to The Cotswolds while Jake stayed at home with his grandparents. We visited our good friends and their children who moved from Tunbridge Wells several years ago…

Things you should know about children before becoming a parent

Children are amazing aren’t they? Such interesting little people, full of the wonder of the world, so loving, bright, busy, funny and cute. This is of course what we focus on when we decide we want to create a family,…