September 2013

Attachment parenting basics

I’ve been reading about attachment parenting and what the rules are. In summary, there are no rules, just a few guidelines. Contrary to some opinions (mainly from those who don’t practice it), attachment parenting is easier than other parenting styles because it creates a happier, healthier baby

Phil & Teds Navigator 08/09/2013
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Phil & Teds Navigator Review

Phil & Teds Navigator Review   For a review of the latest model please see; Phil & Teds Navigator V2   The Phil & Teds Navigator is a three wheel, all terrain pushchair. It is a narrow 59cms yet can accommodate two children using the Phil & Teds Navigator Double Kit. So you can have the normal pushchair for one, normal pushchair with double kit for two or pushchair with carrycot and double kit for two. We tested it on a newly harvested field and thought it did a pretty good job. We... Read More

Goodbye Aupair, Farewell Friend

This afternoon we took our au-pair for lunch at the local pub, a farewell lunch as she leaves next week back to Italy before starting at University. I lost count of how many times we said the last year has gone by so quickly.  Lala has become a member of our family. A big sister to our kids, a little sister to me,

Returning to work after maternity leave

Even if you’re starting to go bananas being at home 24/7, going back to work after maternity leave can be an an emotional and difficult transition. To help navigate some of the challenges, I’ve rounded up the best advice from working moms to help make the transition as smooth as possible.