10 Perfect Products to Fight the Frazzle this Summer

This post contains affiliate links. It’s officially summer! But unlike most summers in the British Isles, it really, truly feels like summer as we’re basking (or baking, can’t decide which!) in day after day of glorious sunshine! In fact, according to the Daily Mail online (my guilty pleasure! 😳), it’s been one of the hottest…

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3 Reasons to Rediscover Zara

Mostly Mum has been prowling the shops again! Well, they do say that ‘old habits die hard’, so why break with tradition? And then there is the fact that it’s summer and the shops are simply brimming with too-cute-to-be-true sparkly objects like the earrings pictured below. (Yes, hands up, I am a bit of a…

5 Top Tips to make the most of your Beauty Sleep

As all parents of babies and young children will attest, sleep is a precious commodity and usually on the scarce side of the scale. Not good when you consider the fact that ‘beauty sleep’ isn’t just an empty phrase. In order to maintain (and even improve) our looks, not to mention our physical and mental…

Sort out your Stress with a … Manicure

Disclosure: This post contains an amazon affiliate link, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Sometimes, it’s all just too much! The sun might be splitting the trees but that is of no consequence if you feel as if the weight of…

Five Things You Don’t Need To Buy For Your New Baby

Ah! Those gloriously happy days of that first, much wanted, pregnancy! The anticipation. The joy. The awe-inspiring wonder that two would soon become three (or more, depending on your circumstances)! And then – it you’re at all like me – the devouring of every baby article you could possibly unearth; baby magazines, parenting websites, forums……

Slides: Could you, Would you, Should you?

Fashion’s a funny old world! One minute, a certain item is the most undesirable object ever imaginable and then the next, that self-same object is an absolute must-have! Enter stage right, the slide sandal, in what would probably be its most recognisable form: the Adidas Adilette. Hmm… Love it or loathe it? 🤔 If you’re…

B is for Boisterous…

Oh dear! Another day, another new development in the life of Mostly Mum… This time, we’ve progressed onto head-butting. Well, when I say ‘we’, I really mean Baby C, aka Lulu, aka my adorable one year old baby boy. Even though we’re hardly newbies in the parenting game (almost eleven years in and counting –…

The Most Beautiful Bourjois Products Ever… Discontinued!

  Ahh! Beautiful beauty products by Bourjois! Regular readers will already be only too aware of Mostly Mum’s obsession with this French brand. And like most things Mostly Mum (since we’re no longer as young as we like to think we are!), this obsession spans a couple of decades. Yikes! (How could it possibly go…

Bye-Bye Bonny Baby, Hello Testing Toddler

Oh dear! Once Baby C hit his milestone 1st birthday, Mostly Mum knew from experience that change was coming… Those gloriously blissful days of delicious babyhood were numbered as Lulu (aka Baby C) found his feet to toddle into… a whole new phase of… well… toddlerhood. However, the almost overnight transformation of my precious Lulu…