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10 places I check my smartphone where I probably shouldn’t


I’m currently nearing the end of maternity leave with baby number three. When I do work, I’m mostly a work-from-home journalist. This means I sometimes have days when I don’t have a significant conversation with any adults other than my husband. I love chatting to other mums at baby and toddler...

12 top tips on taking young children to the theatre


As a family, we love going to the theatre. We’ve taken all our children since they were very young. Watching their little faces light up as the action unfolds in front of them is magical. Theatre reviewing, and press and publicity for several big arts companies, has been a big...

Child of the 2010s

Six ideas for a cheap and easy Frozen birthday party


Yesterday I posted a recipe for my Frozen-themed sparkly white chocolate tray bake. It proved quite popular, with a few people asking for some more Frozen birthday party inspiration. When I was planning Little E’s recent Frozen party, I headed straight to Pinterest. There were some fantastically creative ideas on...