Gleeking Out and CyberMummy

You can’t have failed to notice that this weekend saw the second ever CyberMummy conference for UK Mummy bloggers, taking place in London. I’ve heard the word ‘overwhelmed’ a lot from other bloggers talking about the event and I can see why – 450 bloggers, sponsors, PRs and speakers in… View Post

The Brand New Tots100 Index of British Mummy and Daddy Bloggers

  The eagle-eyed among you may have noticed that the January Tots100 index of British Mummy and Daddy blogs hasn’t put in an appearance yet. I’d love to say it’s because I’ve been sunning myself in Barbados, but in truth we’ve been busy working on a brand new Tots100 website… View Post

Pushy Parent Syndrome

Last night, I attended a seminar (for want of a better word) at Flea's school, where the teachers explained how the children are being taught to read.  I was expecting something quite full on – this is a private school and one that has a reputation for "bringing children on"… View Post

Magical Moments of Parenting #101: Bedtime

I was just lowering the blind in Flea’s room last night after her bath and bedtime story, when Flea quietly says “Excuse me, Mummy…” I look down on her, all snuggled up in her duvet, hair smelling of Johnson’s shampoo, clean and pink. She's a little miracle, I think to… View Post

Competitions on blogs: who’s the real winner?

At 6.40pm last night, I logged on to Twitter, to see if anything interesting had happened while I was doing the bedtime routine. What struck me was how many of the recent Tweets related to competitions. Scrolling down to see just two hours worth of Tweets, I saw posts to… View Post