how to swaddle aden anais
Parenting trends seem to do an about turn every generation. We may do attachment parenting now, but it could be ridiculed 20 years from now and ‘The Isolation Method’ take its place. There’s one thing, however, I can guarantee will always maintain its place and that’s swaddling, the ancient technique […]

HOW TO SWADDLE YOURSELF SOME ‘ME’ TIME


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Now this is a story all about how my day got flipped, turned upside down. How I went from this… …to this… …to this. I should have been nearing my final destination, the launch of new kids’ etailer The Mini Edit. Instead, with Lady ER latched on to my right […]

FROM MINI DISASTER TO THE MINI EDIT LAUNCH


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Last week I was up all night with my 5 week old and woke up the next day in the drunk-like stupor that is new motherhood. Understandably feeling somewhat crappy, I put on my leopard print trousers to give me the boost I needed to get me through the day. You see, […]

POSTNATAL STYLE ESSENTIALS FOR MUMCORE PERFECTION



Thunder Bolt nursery wall light
The vibe I’ve gone for with Lady ER’s nursery is fresh and fun with a twist of tude. I’ve mixed candy pastels with in your face neons and kitsch details. The piece de resistance – the £95 Lighting Bolt Marquee Wall Light from BHS (shop here). One of many amazing […]

NURSERY STYLE! WHEN LIGHTNING STRIKES HOME


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So, at 37 weeks, I think I’ve reached my pregnant mummy blogging tether.  To quote General Levy (1990s Junglist) I am officially BIG, FAT & HEAVY and somewhat distracted by my increasing desire to nest – guess who decided to do some serious pruning in the garden after dinner tonight […]

NEWS FLASH! STYLE AFTER NINE IS ON MATERNITY LEAVE


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I LOVE PRINTS. So, being pregnant hasn’t got in the way of me getting my leopard print, spots, florals and stripes on. However, I understand why wearing prints can feel daunting to so many pregnant women. When your body is already supersized, commiting to print is hardly inconspicuous. Bravo, I […]

VLOG IT! HOW TO ROCK HEAD-TO-TOE MATERNITY PRINTS



Elizabeth Jelly Chamber Tales
I’m somewhat obsessed with interiors at the moment, as we frantically decorate the home we’ve lived in for two years (and done nothing to, I might add) before Little Lady Bump’s arrival in a few weeks. Now I have a little person in my life, gone are the ethereal whites, […]

Q&A WITH INTERIORS MAMA ELIZABETH KELLY OF CHAMBER TALES


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If you haven’t noticed yet, maternity style is a big deal now. Rather then hiding under boring shift dress, legging and jersey tunic combos, mothers to be have roughly 6 months to make a statement in their pregnant form, with a wealth of celebrity maternity pin-ups flying the flag for style […]

TOP TEN CELEBRITY MATERNITY LOOKS…EVER!


best kids swimwear
On our holiday to the Bahamas in January, MG lived in little more then his swimming trunks, shorts, T-shirts and a straw hat. His true Caribbean roots where unleashed for two weeks of bliss. If you’re planning a summer break with your little ones, make sure they’re ready for a […]

6 OF THE BEST…KIDS SWIMWEAR FOR YOUR BABIES, BOYS & ...



Petit Bateau + Kenta Matsushige Collection Style After Nine
Ever the stripe lover, the new Petit Bateau + Kenta Matsushige limited edition collection is everything fresh and stylish for this mama. Kenta Matsushige, winner of the 2014 Grand Jury Prize at the International Festival of Fashion and Photography of Hyères, has given the iconic Petit Bateau T-shirts and breton strip […]

SHOP IT! WHY I LOVE PETIT BATEAU + KENTA MATSUSHIGE