Knowing what to buy for a one year old is hard.  They can’t tell you what they want and whilst you can try your best to guess they are unpredictable in the toys they will love and the ones that will be left untouched in the bottom of the toy box. I find it even harder second time around as G often wants to play with O’s toys which are sometimes a little too old for him, plus we already have so many toys that being completely honest there isn’t much we don’t already have.  However saying that, we don’t… View Post

Buying your baby’s car seat is one of the big purchases that you will probably spend hours worrying about, or was that just me?  And it wasn’t just the baby car seat I stressed about, the one that came after and the one that came after that as my son grew from a baby to a toddler to a schoolboy.  With O we are on his fourth car seat and I’m hoping that the latest one we bought will be his last. As part of my Graco ambassador role we have tried out their Snug ride i-Size for newborns up… View Post

I am more than a little relieved to have made it to half term and to have survived the first 8 weeks of being a full time working mum of two. I’m not going to lie, it’s been manic, but we are settling into a routine and as long as I am organised generally it works quite smoothly. I am a huge fan of anything that makes my life a little bit easier and as part of my role as a Generation Graco ambassador we have been testing out their newest lightweight stroller, the Graco Featherweight.  At just 3.6 kgs… View Post

Before I had my children I used to dream about maternity leave.  A whole year off work, days pottering around at home watching afternoon movies whilst snuggling a newborn on the couch.  As every new mum soon finds out those days are few and far between and the tiredness is like nothing you’ve ever known.  Suddenly going to work seems like the easier option! New research from Graco has revealed how active new parents are compared to office workers who regularly exercise. According to the research new parents spend an average of nearly eight hours a day on their feet, with… View Post