Lunchtime with Ella’s Kitchen


A few weeks ago we were sent a range of Ella’s Kitchen snacks for my girls to try out.  They went down an absolute storm, so when we were asked to try out their range of dinners I just couldn’t turn them down! We were sent a selection of their 7+ months pouches, at just under 10 months they were perfect…

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Calming Colic by Christian Bates: Book Review & Giveaway


Colic is the worst nightmare of all new parents.  At just three days old, our daughter began to suffer the tell-tale signs of colic.  Not even a week into her little life she would scream inconsolably, from early evening into the small hours of the morning. As parents, we felt utterly helpless in our quest to make her feel better, nothing…

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#Blogstravaganza #7


Welcome to week 7 of #Blogstravaganza! We’ve had a lovely week of sunshine up north, it’s been nice to get the monkeys out for some fresh air!  Hubs has been off too, so we’ve had a fab week spending some time together as a family. Today is also an exciting day for us as Little E is getting Christened this morning, keep…

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Dear Diary: Accepting I’ll Never have Another Baby.


The littlest of my babies will be one in April.  She’s hitting milestones left right and centre as she changes from baby to toddler.  She’s eating solid foods and crawling along the floor trying to keep up with her big sister.  Long gone is the tiny baby we bought home from hospital. A huge part of me is glad that…

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Blogstravaganza #6


Welcome back to #Blogstravaganza guys! I’ve had a bit of an impromptu blogging break this week, due to the dreaded Norovirus.  Luckily Hubs and the girls have managed to swerve it and I’m back in action, I’m keeping my fingers crossed it stays that way!  Also, as of this week The Tale of Mummyhood has it’s very own Facebook page,…

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Frizz Ease Review and Giveaway with John Frieda


Prior to having children I ran my own hairdressing business. Even though I’m no longer in the trade I still love all things hair and beauty!  Its been a long time since I picked up a pair of scissors or stocked up on the latest products for my clients.  So when the guys at John Frieda asked me to try out their Frizz Ease…

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Team Little Alf!


Here at The Tale of Mummyhood, we are excited to announce that we have joined the Little Alf team as brand ambassadors!  The Little Alf brand was created by Hannah Russell when at just 17 she began writing her first novel, based on her Miniature Shetland Alf.  Since then the lovely Hannah has gone on to write more books, whilst also creating…

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#Blogstravaganza – #5


Welcome back to #Blogstravaganza! We’ve had a super busy week this week!  Hubs has worked long shifts, the kids and I have been to a whole host of playgroups and classes and I’ve been squeezing in all of my work around them! Last week we had a record 23 link ups!  I’ve said this before, but I really am grateful…

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My Couch to 5K Challenge: Week Two Update


I’m a little late finishing week two and posting this update, we’ve all had the dreaded lergy! I’m not sure if it’s because I’ve been ill or because training stepped up a little, but I’ve found this week really hard.  I feel like I’ve totally hit a wall that I know is going to be difficult to break through.  If…

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Women, Motherhood and Independence: Book Review & Giveaway


Women, Motherhood and Independence.  A Guide to Financial Freedom, Beauty and Confidence After Childbirth written by Penelope Magoulianiti, has the aim of providing it’s reader with a route to achieving their dreams. Penelope is herself a mother of two and knows all too well how difficult juggling family life and work can be.  Women, Motherhood and Independence draws on her…

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