Celebrating the Disney Store’s 30th Anniversary with Finding Dory

I won't lie: super massive fans of Disney in our house and so when we were asked to take part in the Disney Store's 30th anniversary celebrations I jumped at the chance. In exchange for toys from our favourite movie, we would recreate a scene and share it with you...
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How to Come Back From a Break in Blogging

It's been over six weeks since I've been able to sit down and write a proper blog post and only this week have I been seriously wondering how to come back from a break in blogging.  My life had become so busy and the usual two or three hours available in evenings to...
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Looking for Brighton Fringe Shows for the Kids?

Today marked the start of the Brighton Fringe Festival, one of the largest arts festivals in the world. It's an exciting place to be over the month of May and I absolutely adore pouring over the guide to see all of the exciting shows - especially those put on for a...
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Hello! I’m Vicki, a working mum from Brighton in the UK. I am married to a wonderful man and we have a little girl who is 2 years old and since I went back to work when she was just 9 months old, I have been wanted to write about our day to day life because it’s hard, yet amazing, but HARD yet very, very awesome – plus I used to write a travel blog but we don’t get much of that action anymore so need to brain dump my musings somewhere! Please do comment on the posts and tell me about your own experiences, follow me on Instagram and tell me about YOU. Love from the seaside x

Day Out at the Women’s March on London

On Saturday we donned our banners, wrapped up warm and got on the train up to the Women's March on London which is a grassroots movement that started up in the wake of the US presidential election. A lot of the words that Trump flung around during the run-up to the...

My Birth Story

They started at 6.30am on the Friday. I usually wake-up this early, so early that it’s pitch black outside and I know I could be getting more sleep. This morning however it was late enough to start reading the news on my phone and wait for the light to slowly creep...

Back to Work After Christmas

I took two weeks off from work over the Christmas period as I had a bunch of holiday to use up. At first it seemed like a great idea as I smugly bid an early goodbye to my colleagues. I'd spend the whole time off creating special moments with my small person - you...

What Not to Do on a Christmas Road Trip

Over the next couple of days, families all across the country will be packing up the car with wrapped goodies and excited children and heading off to their chosen Christmas Day destinations. This may be with other family members or it could be at a hotel or resort...

The 5 Funniest Reasons for Toddler Tempter Tantrums

This year we have been privileged as parents to experience some of the most stunning toddler temper tantrums. As our little precious started to make sense of her world that little bit more, she also started to discover what she DIDN'T want. In those situations, it is...

How to Start Your Maternity Leave in Style

Around two years ago, I waddled slowly out of the local pub where myself and colleagues were having a goodbye drink, hailed a black taxi cab and went home to start my maternity leave. It was one of the most joyous feelings ever despite each step feeling like I have a...

Our Weekend in Hospital

Serious post alert: This past weekend, on the Friday night, it was hubby's birthday and we stayed up last drinking G&Ts and eating takeaway pizza. What a time to be alive! Little One had already had quite a bad day despite visits from her granny and had been...