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PREGNANCY, BIRTH & BEYOND

TEETHING PRODUCTS THAT WE CANNOT LIVE WITHOUT

It's easy to tell when Leo is teething because he turns from the happiest, most chilled little boy into a grizzly, angry and often tearful…

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BABY & MAMA UPDATE AT 4 MONTHS

I thought it may be useful to start a regular update on here just to let you all know how Leo and I are getting…

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SLEEPYHEAD DELUXE REVIEW

I don't think there's anything I love to do more at this time in my life, than watch my baby sleep. There's just something so beautiful,…

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WOMEN'S STUFF

MUSINGS & INSPIRATION

DESPERATELY LOVING MY POST-BABY BODY

"Mummy, why is your tummy still really massive even though you've had the baby?" I knew my body wouldn't be the same after giving birth. As…

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LIFE LESSONS FROM 2016

THE end of the year is upon us. And what a year it's been. Globally, I think we can probably all agree that 2016 has…

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11 THINGS ABOUT ME (AS INSPIRED BY OPRAH)

I TURNED 37 on Monday. It was the most wonderful day. I ate cake (lots of the really sweet, sickly stuff), went for a pregnancy…

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VLOGS

ON CAMERA

WATER FUN AT HOME WITH HUGGIES LITTLE SWIMMERS #AD

I'm so delighted to be working with Huggies Little Swimmers, the UK's no. 1 swim nappy, over the next few months. Huggies Little Swimmers are…

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JUMPING INTO WATER FUN WITH HUGGIES LITTLE SWIMMERS #AD

I'm totally thrilled to announce that both little Leo and I are working with the UK's no.1 swim nappy, Huggies Little Swimmers, for the next…

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VLOG: MY FAVOURITE PREGNANCY PRODUCTS (TO DATE)

PREGNANCY is an exciting and wonderous time. But let's face it, it's also often exhausting, uncomfortable, painful and damn hard work! Which is why I…

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LATEST POSTS

Domestic violence is NO joke…

EARLIER this week I read something which made me feel completely and utterly sad. And it was this… On Twitter I came across a link to an article which featured a number of tweets from women saying how they’d happily take a beating from R&B performer Chris Brown, if only they were so ‘lucky’ to ‘have’ him. It saddened me on many levels but mainly because a) these women have

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A kissable pout (and how to get it)…

IT’S Valentine’s Day which means only one thing, single or not, today is the day you should beautify your lips! If you’re in a couple, it’s the perfect day for a long, lingering smooch and if you’re not, well by making your lips extra luscious, just think of who you may attract! Here’s how to get the perfect kissable pout: 1) Exfoliate –  Kissable lips need to be smooth so

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A review: Giraffe Restaurant

Here’s a foodie review I wrote recently for the popular e-zine – The Modern Girl’s Guide ( also featured in Bethanie Lunn’s Meadowhall Style Weekly)   NAMING a restaurant after an animal is pretty unusual, but then the new Giraffe restaurant at Meadowhall certainly isn’t one that follows the norm! Situated upstairs in the recently transformed Oasis Dining Quarter, on arrival the restaurant impresses with it’s polished, contemporary appearance, open space

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So, when ARE you going to have a baby?…

AS a woman in my early thirties, I have lost count of the amount of times I have been asked this question over the years. Safe to say it’s probably in the hundreds. It seems that once you’re in a committed relationship of some description – or in some cases, even if you’re not – everyone wants to know when you’re going to have a baby and if you’re married,

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A new dawn, a new blog…

THOSE of you who know me already will know that I’m partial to sharing a few words and opinions, but for those of you who don’t, here’s who I am and what I intend to do with this new blog of mine… To keep it short and sweet, my name is Katie and I’m a freelancer. From the title you’ve probably already guessed that I love high heels (which is

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