Are you a Me-Time or Multi-Tasker in the Shower?
Jul12

Are you a Me-Time or Multi-Tasker in the Shower?

“Researchers looking into shower habits across the nation found two thirds of those polled are a self-confessed ‘Multi-Tasker in the Shower’, doing other things while getting themselves clean, with 30 per cent saying that they feel bored if they have nothing else to do. ” Are these people MAD?? Do they have nothing else in their days?Seriously. I bloody love my shower. Because most days, my shower time is frankly the only...

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IL MAKIAGE Review – I WOKE UP LIKE THIS (not)
Jul03

IL MAKIAGE Review – I WOKE UP LIKE THIS (not)

Everyone – I COME BEARING BEAUTY SECRETS!!! Okay, it’s an Il Makiage review… but I voluntarily bought it with my own money. And you’ll be pleased to know I’ve had such an aesthetically pleasing breakthrough that I’m going to share it with you all! I always promote natural beauty and loving yourself just how you are… However, I think it’s safe to say you’d have to be a pretty rare breed of human to wake up each...

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Our Top 5 Summer Kaftans – perfect cover ups for the beach!
Jul01

Our Top 5 Summer Kaftans – perfect cover ups for the beach!

We’re headed off on our first summery break next week – two weeks with a pool in the Dordogne. Being the end of May, we’re not expecting a glorious heatwave, but I’m well aware that the temperatures are likely to get high on the good days, so we’re going prepared!Naturally that means a spot of holiday shopping! Thanks to my ‘packing light’ policy we’re mostly covered; new goggles...

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We’re Talking Porn with Teens; LittleStuff June is out now
Jun26

We’re Talking Porn with Teens; LittleStuff June is out now

Hey, Summer, is that you at last? Huzzah! Here’s the latest (and yes, totally free) monthly magazine from me. It includes some new exclusive content, plus some of the best stuff you may have missed. A TASTER OF WHAT’S INSIDE: It’s SUMMER – 12 things I’m totally crushing on for being outdoors with this month.I’m Talking Porn with my teenagers. And so should you be; and it’s not just the boys,...

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Teen starting DofE? What you actually need for your DofE Kit List; where to splurge and save.
Jun19

Teen starting DofE? What you actually need for your DofE Kit List; where to splurge and save.

It was once the realm of the toughest of young scouts, cadets and other youth organisations, but it seems schools have caught on, and ‘doing DofE’ has become a right of passage. In the last few weeks I’ve seen countless parents on my social media feed wailing over the cost of the DofE kit list. And you, as a parent, quite possibly never did it yourself, and aren’t really sure what you’re letting yourself...

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A Letter to my Husband on Father’s Day
Jun16

A Letter to my Husband on Father’s Day

I still see you. I see your grin, your hands, the sassy twinkle in your blue eyes; all these twenty seven years and four children (and one neverending bloody mortgage) later, you’re still there. I see you. But more than seeing that funny, kind, strong young man I married? I see the man you have become. Of course I watched you hold your tiny babies, mash their bananas, pretend to be Mrs Goggins, promise to turn the wind down, and tell...

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