Sepsis: Hugo’s story WARNING: Contains a graphic account of our experience with sepsis and may be triggering for some readers.

Sepsis: Hugo’s story                                 WARNING: Contains a graphic account of our experience with sepsis and may be triggering for some readers.

This little face is the face of a sepsis survivor. This photo was taken of my son, Hugo, at nine months old, the day following one of the scariest 24 hours of my life. Although, if it hadn't been for the cannula still in his arm, you would have never been able to tell, I had almost [...]

A tale of two births: Isla’s story

A tale of two births: Isla’s story

My pregnancy with Isla was quite unremarkable really. I had a touch of morning sickness at the beginning but nothing out of the ordinary, which was such a relief after being so incredibly nauseous for the first 16 weeks with Hugo. The second trimester was absolutely fine and virtually flew by while I continued to [...]

Hypnobirthing & Me

Hypnobirthing & Me

by: Elida Zeilerbauer @hypnobirthingandme The word ‘hypnobirthing’ is often misunderstood. Hypnobirthing is both an approach to antenatal education and a set of tools and techniques that women and their birth partners can use during pregnancy to help reframe the way they feel about giving birth and to release any fear or anxiety they feel about [...]

Barrafina, London

Barrafina, London

My husband and I have spent a lot of time in Spain, a country which has captured both our hearts and our tastebuds! Before we had children, you could regularly find us sampling pinxos in San Sebastian, touring the vineyards of Rioja or the bodegas of Jerez or perhaps lazily wandering from bar to bar [...]

Cucumber ‘gazpacho’

Cucumber ‘gazpacho’

It’s summertime and a chilled soup really hits the spot on a warm, sunny day. For anyone that loves cucumbers like I do, this green take on the Spanish gazpacho makes a nice change! The recipe below makes a small starter for four (best served with crusty bread or croutons), but feel free to double [...]

Wimbledon Common Family Rambles

Wimbledon Common Family Rambles

Bring your sunnies or your wellies as appropriate! We will be going on a walk in the woods on Wimbledon Common come rain or shine Thursdays during August from 10am- 12pm, starting at the Windmill Tearooms! Let me know if you would like to attend by sending me an email at wimbledonmummy@gmail.com or contacting me [...]

Newlife Aesthetics, Raynes Park

Newlife Aesthetics, Raynes Park

I was recently honoured to be invited to celebrate Newlife Aesthetics in Raynes Park's first birthday with champagne and delicious canapés! I got to meet the brilliant team and was given a tour of the facility, including the room where all the laser magic happens! The business was set up last year by the lovely [...]