Alexander

Funny Things My Kid Aged 4 and 2 Months, Says

Kids can say the funniest things, and let me tell you, my own son, Xander who is now 4 and 2 months, basically needs his own show. 'Get that kid an agent, darling' as my good friend, the great actress Harriet Thorpe always says.
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Cute Teddy Cashmere and Cotton Onesie by Pumpkin Baby

When luxurious baby clothing label Pumpkin Baby offered to send my (still, only just) 18 month old son Alexander a cute babygrow/onesie, I simply couldn't refuse. Taken just before the house move (ignore the door above which needed a repaint)...Alexander was the perfect model for us!
family

Let’s Talk About Race, Racism & Feeling Like The ‘Other’

I've pondered a while whether I should write this post, air my views and explore a subject that frankly, needs more airing and exploring. A grey area I've shied away from writing. For fear of being judged, of being considered 'too white' to have experienced racism, for fear of not being taken seriously.
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Brilliant Blog Posts 27th November 2014

I can't believe another week has flown by and it's #brilliantblogposts is live again and what a busy week it has been! Last Sunday saw us attend the world premiere of Paddington and although I've been lucky enough to attend premieres through my work as a filmmaker and journalist, it has never been as fun as with my own little bear, my 4, nearly 5 year old, Oliver!
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Starting School-One Week In (The Reality)

Oliver started school just under a week ago so I thought I'd share what that's actually meant for us both, the reality of my 4 year old beginning the biggest chapter of his little life. I'd love to hear your experiences in the comments... Here's what to expect when your kids starts school...
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Mother and Son Model Joules

Over on my style blog Mummy's Got Style, it's #Fashionfriday, a linky for all you fashionistas where you can add style posts of you and your kids or fashion wish-lists. All style related posts are welcome- new, archived and as many posts as you like! Everybody's welcome too of course!

Age 1: Ten ‘Tricks’ my Kid Can Do!

I found myself scribbing away after dinner on a dog-eared bit of paper (simultaneously trying to watch XFactor on Catch Up), all the things Alexander can now do, aged 1.