Posts in the London Life category

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My C-Section Recovery (Nearly Two Years On)

Despite SilverSpoon London being a luxury travel blog, my most read posts are about my birth experiences with Oscar. In particular my story of what it’s like to have a c-section at the Lindo Wing is the blog post that I’ve received the most messages and emails about. I’m so happy to be able to… Read more »

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6 Toys We’re Loving At The Moment

Hello! It’s been a few weeks since I last updated my blog which is the longest I’ve ever gone since starting SilverSpoon! My blog is actually seven years old this month so it’s been really strange not writing regular updates. But I have been absolutely lost for words with genuinely no idea of what to… Read more »

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15 Ways to Give Your Baby a Brilliant Christmas Despite Covid-19 Restrictions

It’ll be a different kind of Christmas this year but nonetheless I super excited to be celebrating with Oscar despite the restrictions we’re under. Here are a few things we’re doing. Wear a Christmas Jumper  I’ve always been a fan of Christmas jumpers and this year Oscar’s is the cute Jingles Reindeer number from White… Read more »

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12 Christmas Gift ideas for a One-Year-Old

I’m super excited for Christmas shopping this year as it’s Oscar’s 2nd Christmas. I thought I would share with you a few toys that I’ve bought Oscar recently along with a few things I’m planning to get him for Christmas. I going to be really careful not to overdo the presents as we did that… Read more »

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Oscar’s 1st Birthday

I love party-planning and right from when we first had Oscar I wondered what we’d do for his first birthday. Something relatively low-key at home for such a tiny human being but with all our family, friends, an entertainer, lots of fun and plenty of laughter. But of course back in July 2019, I never… Read more »

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A Letter to my Son on His First Birthday

Dear Oscar, Happy birthday to my darling son! I can’t believe it was a year ago today that you came into our lives bringing us so much happiness. You are the smiliest baby I’ve ever seen, making friends where ever you go and spreading so much joy. Though we’ve been looking forward to this day,… Read more »

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10 Books to Read With Your Baby or Child About Race

No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite. Nelson Mandela It’s never too… Read more »

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Great Places to Order Food and Wine From While in Lockdown

Life in lockdown has a been a great way to discover fantastic small businesses delivering food and wine in my area and beyond. Here are some I would high recommend. (All these deliveries were kindly gifted to me but there was no expectation for content) 1. Chrissy’s Kitchen  Once a female-led bespoke catering company founded… Read more »

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10 Reasons Why Victoria (London) is a Great Place to Bring up A Baby

I’ve lived in my flat in London, Victoria for many years and I absolutely love it. A few people asked whether we’d consider moving when we had Oscar but honestly I hadn’t even considered it. Living in Victoria, in Central London has for me been the ideal place for bringing up a baby (even in… Read more »

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10 Tips for Positively Parenting a Baby During Lockdown

With the recent announcement that we won’t be leaving lockdown anytime soon, I thought I’d share with you my coping strategies for getting through lockdown with a baby. As much we adore our little ones, I’m sure many other mums will attest to the fact that the days can be long…and now without the possibility… Read more »