Life Update: Time, Tears and The Big Girl Bed

Life Update: Time, Tears and The Big Girl Bed

This month has been dominated, both emotionally and practically, by the arrival of Angelica’s Big Girl Bed. It has taken up a lot …
Life Update: Magnums, Metaphysics and Possible Death by HIIT

Life Update: Magnums, Metaphysics and Possible Death by HIIT

It’s the 3rd of the month, which means life update day. It has been published on the 3rd of every month for well …
My Infertility Story: The Q&A

My Infertility Story: The Q&A

I had such an overwhelming response to my video on infertility a couple of months ago; so many people emailed me and left comments …
Life Update: Fibs, Bibs and Turning Off the AGA

Life Update: Fibs, Bibs and Turning Off the AGA

Those of you who read The Uphill – the parenting and family blog I write “in my spare time” (haha) – will already be familiar with …
Domes of Elounda: The Haute Living Holiday (With Kids)

Domes of Elounda: The Haute Living Holiday (With Kids)

When Mr AMR and I first had Angelica, we vowed never to take a holiday abroad for at least five years. Just getting to …
Toddler, Baby and Me: The Fifteen Month Update

Toddler, Baby and Me: The Fifteen Month Update

Don’t panic, but this might be the last monthly update on The Uphill in its current form. I’m considering merging my two …
Toddler, Baby and Me: The Fourteen Month Update

Toddler, Baby and Me: The Fourteen Month Update

I think, for the first time, my self-imposed monthly update deadline may have beaten me. I do not have a single ounce of energy …
PE Flashbacks and The Ultimate Indoor Energy-Burner

PE Flashbacks and The Ultimate Indoor Energy-Burner

These sports markers give me such horrendous PE flashbacks; the gym teacher (Miss Lawton) barking instructions at us as we stood shivering in the …
Toddler, Baby and Me: The Thirteen Month Update

Toddler, Baby and Me: The Thirteen Month Update

I must stop writing these updates at the last minute – although, why change what is now such an established habit? I think that the …
Quality Time on the Changing Mat | AD

Quality Time on the Changing Mat | AD

This is my third and final post with Huggies Pure Wipes and I wanted to talk about how nappy-changing time can be one of …
Winter Warmers: The Higher-Tog Sleepsuits

Winter Warmers: The Higher-Tog Sleepsuits

Just a quick post: some higher-tog sleepsuits for those with f-f-f-f-freezing houses. (To be fair, it’s not that bad now that we’ve …
Toddler, Baby and Me: The One Year Update

Toddler, Baby and Me: The One Year Update

This is where I’m supposed to write “how time flies!” “I can’t believe Ted is a year old already!” or “it seems …
Parenting Highs and Lows: January 2018

Parenting Highs and Lows: January 2018

A new feature for you, to supplement the written monthly updates that you read here on the blog; Parenting Highs and Lows will be …
The Best Ever Kids’ Ice Lollies!

The Best Ever Kids’ Ice Lollies!

I know that it feels very unseasonal to be talking about ice lollies, but they’re the most-requested treat in our household (both me …