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World Book Day Costume Ideas

The speed at which World Book Day comes around each year feels as fast as Christmas does. Next Thursday is the day that we all panic and raid the fancy dress box as we realise we haven't prepared... ok perhaps that's just me? Whether…

10 World Book Day Ideas To Save Time & Money

With three kids who are all involved in World Book Day this year, there is no skirting around the subject and fobbing them off in something that I thought about at 7.05 that morning (i.e. like the last 4 years). There needs to…

The Pregnancy & Newborn Edit

Despite this blog being called 'The London MUMMY', I don't actually post that much on one major part of being a mother - pregnancy & babies. There is a plethora of fantastic blogs & websites more geared towards that stage (my favourite is My…

Ready To Go Back To Work?

At the school gates this morning, I signaled to some mothers in my oldest sons class 'coffee?' and they either mouthed back 'work' or 'interview' or 'new job'. I never received this memo! However, in all seriousness, I am thrilled for my friends who…

Poppy Fraser: 10 Minute Suppers For Children

Thank goodness for this wonderful book. Even my 1 year old was starting to have an opinion on the limited choice of what was on offer, especially over the holidays when, after 36 hours worth of children each day (3 x 12hrs!) the frozen…

Whimsey Wood Children’s Books

Despite having 2 wonderful daughters, a cheeky baby son, a great husband, 2 rescue cats and 2 squeaky guinea pigs, Sarah Hill still manages to find time to write her wonderful children’s books.  I read Posie Pixie and The Snowstorm to my 4 year…

Love Languages: What Makes Your Child Tick

I have read a few parenting books.  Actually, if I am honest, I have started a few parenting books but once I have got the gist of them, they are confined to the book shelf. One book though that has been particularly helpful is…