Make Every Moment a Happy One

Make Every Moment a Happy One

An Endorsed Blog The eldest CheltenhamEnfant was conceived during my gap year in South Africa where I was backpacking with my now husband the Cheltenham Papa. We chose SA as he has a lot of family out there who we could stay with from time to time saving us a few quid and also learning about what it’s really like to live in the beautiful but trouble country. The one thing all of his aunts, uncles, grandparents and cousins did most evenings with out fail was to head out to… View Post

11 minutes with The Unmumsy Mum

11 minutes with The Unmumsy Mum

Sarah Turner (best selling author of The Unmumsy Mum and  The Unmumsy Mum Diary and owner of the incredible blog The Unmumsy Mum) is one busy (and pregnant!) lady but when I met her at the launch of the fabulous The Parent Pause over in Rugby I was struck by just how normal, honest and down to earth she is. I managed to snatch just 11 minutes out of her jam packed diary and I’m sure you’ll agree that the questions I came up with are nothing short of cutting edge… View Post

Out of Office

Out of Office

Earlier in the week when I launched Maman Pages I promised you all a little update on how things are going over at CheltenhamMaman HQ and today the family and I are off on our holibobs and what better way to sign out from the site for a little while than to fill you all in on why I’m really ready for a break (aren’t we all?) It’s been a crazy year and most weeks I have the standard ups and downs about this wonderful creation/untamable beast.  In fact many… View Post

Maman Pages Have Landed

Maman Pages Have Landed

Does anyone actually get a copy of the Yellow Pages any more? I remember how they used to sit proudly alongside the old telephone in the hallway in my childhood home. Need a haircut – check out the pages, want to do an exercise class…. it was the place to go. But now? …… not so much. I get loads of emails and messages via the site and social media from mums who are moving or have recently moved to the area. There is so much information on the internet,… View Post

CheltenhamMaman HQ Interviews Two Gloucestershire Doulas

CheltenhamMaman HQ Interviews Two Gloucestershire Doulas

It’s our mission here at CheltenhamMaman HQ to introduce the Mamans of Gloucestershire to a whole manner of services with only one key objective – to make the life of the mother (and as a direct result the child/ren) happier, fuller, easier and just better. When it comes to pregnancy and the early days of motherhood there are a lot of choices to make. Today we meet two local doulas who, embracing the concept of collaboration over competition, have kindly let me interview them together to find out what it is exactly that… View Post