Home hairdressing with Babytrim

One of the many milestones on the long path through parenthood is a baby’s first haircut. There are many salons out there who can help you mark the occasion with a deluxe salon experience but I couldn’t justify the cost for snipping a few locks off. In the search for alternatives I came across the Babytrim. Designed by [read more]

May book club | I’m travelling alone

St Albans book club… The book we’ll discuss at our May book club is I’m travelling alone by Samuel Bjork. (The book is currently on offer with Amazon as part of their 3 paperbacks for £10 deal.) “When the body of a young girl is found hanging from a tree, the only clue the police have is an airline tag around [read more]

After a year of maternity leave I was ready to get back to work

In the blink of an eye my helpless newborn had grown into a cheeky and curious – almost walking – little monster. Who knew that a year of maternity leave could fly by so quickly? I’d really enjoyed it but as it came to an end I felt ready to return to work. Being a Mum is a funny old job. My little boy [read more]

We don’t just talk about books

If you’ve been to one of our book clubs before, you know that we don’t just talk about the book. If you haven’t joined us then it’s only fair to confess that occasionally our conversations veer off on tangents. We do come back to the book but along the way we make a few pit-stops. [read more]

June book club | Mad Girl by Bryony Gordon

St Albans book club… The book we’ll discuss at our June book club is Mad Girl by Bryony Gordon. (The book is currently on offer with Amazon as part of their 3 paperbacks for £10 deal.) “Bryony Gordon has OCD. It’s the snake in her brain that has told her ever since she was a teenager that her world is about to [read more]