We took a day trip out to Swanley Park in Kent with the grandparents. If you don't mind travelling, it's well worth the journey!
After Allison's daughter Delilah was born at 24 weeks, she spent 9 months in and out of various hospitals during the critical first few months of her baby girl's life. In honour of Delilah, Allison has set up Little Delilah making bespoke children's clothes and is generously donating 10% of all sales to the Sick Children's Trust.
For beautiful beaches, quaint cobbled streets and a new boost of London-level cafes and eateries, head to Broadstairs, just a couple of hours from central London.
Karen Edwards, aka Travel Mad Mum, made headlines when she decided to use her maternity leave to travel the world with her newborn baby in 2015. The South London local tells us why she did it. Get ready to feel inspired, and maybe a little jealous...
We've been pretty quiet on Maternity Leave Life for the last 6 months - we've been busy growing new humans and getting through the newborn fog! But now we're back and ready to get out and about again!
Helen Russell wrote The Year of Living Danishly after leaving London and moving to Denmark for her husband's job at Lego. Her life transformed in more than a few ways (she's now a mother) and her new book, Leap Year, is out on 15th December. She tells us how we can all learn a little from the Scandinavian attitude...
If fresh air and a run-around are what it takes to tire out your little ones (trust us, we know) you'll love a trip to Coolings, a garden centre/nature reserve in the Kent suburbs.
Sophie Woodrow launched Sleepy Doe in June 2016 and quickly gained a largely nationwide following with some international customers from as far as Hong Kong.
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