Soothing skin with Oilatum

*This is a review post. We were sent items to review and share about* As a parent, one priority for me is skincare for my kids. That sounds a little strange, but having spent a lot of time dealing with my daughter’s eczema, it’s something that is always on my mind. Her skin cleared up […]

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Hearing loss and perspective, with Specsavers

*This is a collaborative post in partnership with Specsavers* If you have normal hearing and do not struggle with hearing loss, then like me, you probably have never really thought about what it must be like to lose your hearing or to realise that you might be suffering yourself. I recently attended what I would […]

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Easing colds gently with Snufflebabe

*We were kindly sent some products to review for this post* Cold symptoms, coughs, snotty noses, the sneezes, and all those lovely things come with being a parent and when you have little children or even bigger ones, snotty noses and colds can mean unhappiness, sleepless nights, and are generally not much fun. There are […]

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Reliable hygiene with Milton

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent items to review* I am a big fan of Milton products, and used them as a nanny, preparing bottles for the children I looked after, as a nurse, cleaning equipment like feeding tubes, and then as a parent, making sure the equipment I was using for […]

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Looking after myself this winter.

* I was sent some products to review for this post* I am looking after myself this winter. I have shared a little bit on my social media and on this blog about struggling with winter and how it affects my mental health. This year I decided to try and get on top of some […]

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How a Busy Parent Can Look After Their Health

*this is a collaborative post* Image by Sasin Tipchai  Being a busy parent, whether you’ve been one for a long time or have just become one, can take over your life. Your children’s health will often take priority over your own when it comes down to it, but taking care of your own health should […]

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Sun burn, avoid it, but if it happens you can treat it.

*This post may contain affiliate links that earn me a small amount of revenue if you make a purchase* I try very very hard to avoid getting sunburned, this is a rare incident for me. You can read about what I normally use to protect my skin and my family’s skin, here   I try to […]

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Plenty of sun protection

*This post may contain affiliate links, where I earn a small amount of revenue if you purchase an item* I am not joking when I say that I pack a lot of sun protection. My hair colour and skin mean that laying out in the sunshine and tanning deeply is a no go, and in […]

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