Sweet potato and bean bake

I’m not claiming this yummy recipe as my own (it’s straight out of the Cow and Gate Weaning book) but for those of you that don’t have the (free!) weaning book I thought I’d share it with you…

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A weekend with baby in Cheltenham

With my brother and his partner now living in Cheltenham, we decided now was a great time to go and visit for the weekend (January, I know a bit cold and wet but hey ho)… here’s a break down of what we did, where we went and what I’d recommend.

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Give yourself some post-baby body image slack in 2017

Am I joining the hordes of people in the gym this January? No. Am I going to let my extra belly roll or bit of saggier skin here and there bother me? No. Read on to find out why I’m choosing to give myself a bit of body image slack in 2017.

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Quick and Easy White Chocolate and Malteser Cheesecake

Biscuits, white chocolate, maltesers, double cream, cream cheese… What’s not to like?

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Feeding baby – Is breast always best?

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There’s no arguing about the scientific benefits of breastmilk for babies. What I want to know is whether it is always best for mummies and what affect can it have on their mental health? What is it like to deal with the pressures of feeding baby all by yourself? And what are the consequences when it just doesn’t work out?

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GBBO inspired Mummy Win of the Week – yummy banana cake!

My win of the week (something I’ve just managed to do again for the first time since having my baby) was inspired this week by The Great British Bake Off: baking a banana cake!

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