The Meaning of Wife

Life. Parenting. Craft . Babywearing. Cloth bums...

pastures new…

It has been some months since my last post with a lot of life lived in between. After unraveling some difficulties with the blog hosting I am now able to gain access again, and so will begin in earnest once… Continue Reading →

Easy no-cook Playdough recipe

Today’s blog post is inspired by the weather and our activity indoors today- a simple and easy no-cook playdough recipe. I personally hate generic Play Dough- the bright coloured smelly stuff you can buy. It is a waste of money… Continue Reading →

Win a pinafore dress pattern

A little pictorial inspiration for tonight as I’ve spent the evening getting on with some gorgeous little Christmas pinafore dresses for my friends daughters (ranging from 0-6 months to 4-5 years), my daughter included. The great thing about these dresses… Continue Reading →

AIMS – Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services

Today I wanted to write a post to blow the trumpet of a very underused, and little known service, called AIMS in the UK. AIMS stands for the Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services, and my experience with them… Continue Reading →

Stress-less Christmas

Just a quick one today that may inspire and prompt a few of you. If you’re anything like me you like all the trimmings at Christmas, and as designated Chef you get lumbered with not only ‘on the day cooking’… Continue Reading →

Sewcial Kent is born

Tonight Sewcial Kent will meet for the first time, and I’m sure this will be the first of many posts. What is it? Sewcial Kent aims to be a craft and sewing get together. We avoided the ‘stitch n bitch’… Continue Reading →

Roasted salty Pumpkin seed recipe

A waste not want not Hallowe’en inspired snack: How many of you carve out your pumpkins and chuck the innards, seeds and all? Well, in the spirit of a thriftier Hallowe’en I bring you a quick, dummy-proof recipe for roasted… Continue Reading →

Bounty within NHS

Today I came across a petition on that I just had to share. It addresses the issue of (money-making) Bounty sales reps within the NHS, and obviously specifically within maternity wards. To find it and read more details from… Continue Reading →

Genetics – round 2

This is the second of a multi-part post. For the first instalment please read Genetics- Round 1 On a rainy Monday morning in October I kissed my kids and husband goodbye, and set off for the big city. Referral letter… Continue Reading →

BlogFest 2013

  I took the plunge last night, and booked my tickets for BlogFest 2013. With the feeling that despite years of social media marketing, PR and event management under my belt in my ‘proper job’ I am a relative newbie… Continue Reading →

Hoovering Ceilings

Earlier this week I was busy hoovering around the two midgets, two cats and a dog, who were untidying ‘helping’ as quickly as I could tidy when I had a knock at the door. My lovely neighbour popped in and… Continue Reading →

Give yourself a break…

Today’s post has been inspired by a lovely friend of mine, mama of 2, business woman and all round good egg. We met for a rare and long overdue cuppa at hers this morning, and as we chatted she unpacked… Continue Reading →

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