| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe Spain

Ikos Porto Petro in Mallorca, A Luxury Family-Friendly Hotel

I’m well and truly on a mission to find the very best family-friendly luxury hotels on the market! And this time I not only had my pre-schooler in tow… I had my brand new baby, Noah! A brand name that comes up time and time again in the luxury family travel market is ‘Ikos,’ a… Read more »

| Everyday Pregnancy Motherhood

Noah’s Birth Story: A C-Section at the Lindo Wing Take 2

Trigger warning mentions birth, c-sections and NICU As soon as I found out I was pregnant I knew I would have a c-section again. My birth with Oscar had been very calm and non-traumatic and I wanted a repeat of the positive experience that I’d had with him. So much has been talked about in… Read more »

| Everyday Motherhood

The Third Trimester Weeks 28 – 37 and what I packed in my hospital bag

I’ve finally sat down to write this post and Baby Brother (as we affectionately call him!) is now nearly three months old. I don’t think he even officially had a name yet when I wrote my last update. But the newest member of the Silver family has been registered as Noah Ethan, and he now… Read more »

| Everyday London Life Events

My Baby Shower Take 2!

I know not everyone chooses to have a baby shower, especially if it’s baby number 2! But once you get to my age (pretty old lol!) and there are less opportunities to see the friends who have moved away and you see less frequently. This is my main reason for having a baby shower.., a… Read more »

| Everyday

Welcome to the World

Welcome to the world our beautiful baby boy!! Born on the 26th May, 2023 at 37 weeks.  It’s been quiet around here with a bumpy start for our baby bean and a difficult end to my pregnancy. But I can’t wait to tell you all about him as he has just filled our hearts so… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel UK

A Babymoon at The Pig Near Bath

Before I had Oscar, my friend Theresa and I were always off on adventures abroad visiting Fjords in Norway, beaches in Jersey, sangria in Barcelona and eating Schnitzel in Vienna! We decided to do final staycation in the UK as we did before Oscar was born – something much more sedate than our usual wine-fuelled… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel UK

Staying At Babington House with Children

One thing I love about having Oscar is taking him to some of my favourite places and being able to see them through his eyes. Babington House, a country house hotel near Bath in Somerset is one such place, I’ve been a few times before but it makes it even more special to visit with… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe Austria

Moargut – The Perfect Child-Friendly Ski Hotel in Austria

Even from before Oscar was born Mr S couldn’t wait to take him skiing. Growing up and going on ski holidays from aged 4 himself, Mr S absolutely loves being on the slopes and was keen to get his son into it. Personally I never went skiing until I was 35 and never took to… Read more »

| Everyday Pregnancy

The Second Trimester – Weeks 13 to 28

The second trimester started in the beginning of December and anyone will agree that reaching the 12 / 13 week mark of pregnancy is a huge relief. It’s the point where the risk of miscarriage becomes much lower and many people start telling everyone about their news. It’s also a time where symptoms such as… Read more »

| Everyday Motherhood

The Next Great Adventure – Baby No.2: The First Trimester

I’m super excited to be embarking on this second great adventure and bringing a sibling for Oscar into the world! When I was pregnant with Oscar I absolutely loved writing my trimester diaries especially as it gives me something to look back on years later and relieve the good (and not so good) memories of… Read more »