The Benefits of Using Essential Oils

Essential oils have many different uses, but do you know what they are and what the benefits are of using them? If you answered no to this question, then read on to find out! Essential oils are natural oils which have been obtained by distillation (the action of purifying a liquid by a process of heating and cooling). They have the characteristic odour of the plant or other source from which it’s been extracted from. Now that we have know what essential oils are, let’s talk about what they can be used for and what benefits they can offer us. In… [Read More]

Four Essential Pieces of Furniture for Every Child's Bedroom

Parenting is hard work. Every little choice that we make is imbued with so much more significance than it used to have, and this even extends to something as simple as choosing new bedroom furnishings. If you want to create the perfect haven for your tiny tots, then here are four essential pieces of furniture and how to choose them…  #1: An Age-Appropriate Bed Choosing a cot is hard enough, but choosing a bed is even more complicated. When the time to upgrade approaches, you need to have your thinking head firmly fixed in place. From a financial perspective, you want something that… [Read More]

Air Wick Essential Pearls Candle Review

I was really sent these new pearl candles to review from Air Wick. Essential Pearls is the new Air Wick candle with a core of scented pearls infused with essential oils and surrounded by a fragranced gel. In our home having a candle or air freshner in our bathroom is essential because the bathroom window opens into our porch. We always have our porch windows open, but even so sometimes certain smells (shoes left in our porch etc) can be left hanging around. I don’t tend to use spray air freshners as personally I don’t like them. They make me sneeze and… [Read More]

The Essential Adoption Guide Ebook Review

As a new mum to twin girls born via IVF, the thought of adoption has crossed my mind. Now that our girls are born, that thought is still very much there. We were lucky that our IVF treatment was successful, but sadly this isn’t the case for many people. Of course, twin daddy and I have our hands very full at the moment but who is to say in a few years time that we might want to expand our family via adoption. The Essential Adoption Guide: Everything the potential adoptive parent needs to know has been written to give you an… [Read More]

My Essential Baby Buys

From nappy dispensers to potty mitts (seriously, they do exist!), I thought I would put together a list of baby items that I think are essential. I will also mention a few items which I wish I hadn’t bought, mainly because they haven’t been used. Essential Buys: * Angelcare Sound and Movement Sensor for peace of mind at nightime  * Asda Little Angels Fitted Cot & Moses Basket Sheets. These are very good quality and even better value for money * Lanisoh Nipple Cream. Expressing or breastfeeding this was my saviour!  * Asda own brand maternity pads * Asda own… [Read More]