Posts in the London Life category

| Everyday Motherhood

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 »

| Everyday Motherhood

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 »

| Everyday Motherhood

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 »

| Everyday London Life

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 »

| Everyday London Life

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 »

| Everyday London Life

Why I’m Happy to Be a Mummy Blogger

I started my blog six and a half years ago and just a few months before my wedding, and it was always my intention to focus on travel, food and London life. But what about when we had a baby? Would it be all change? In my mind being a mummy blogger meant reviewing the… Read more »

| Everyday London Life

Oscar: From Four Months to Nine Months

I had intended to write regular updates on how Oscar was getting on but somehow time slipped away and I only wrote one! You can read about his development during the fourth trimester here and I thought I’d pick up on that post to record the moments that we’ve had since then. Meeting Milestones  Oscar… Read more »

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Oscar’s Nursery

I’ve been meaning to do a little tour of Oscar’s Nursery and now we’ve been put on indefinite quarantine it feels like the perfect time to finally show you. Mr S and I started designing this room as soon as we found out we were having a baby (it was the first time I ever… Read more »

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Ten Things to Do in London with A Newborn

When I first had Oscar it didn’t seem like there were many activities for babies under six months – but as I was keen to still get out and about, I managed to find a fair few. These activities are a great opportunity to meet local mums who have babies the same age and hopefully… Read more »