101 Things to do while you’re in Lockdown

Sort and clean kitchen cupboards Sort out your makeup and nail varnish Sort loft/attic/garage Pull up weeds in the front garden/driveway Paint the fence Plan a novel Start a blog (I wrote an article all about this for Tech Advisor, read it here but if you need any help with…

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Lucky Dip Jars To Help You Beat Lockdown Blues

Adapting to this new normal is not the easiest of things, but knowing that we are all in it together keeps us going. Ryan and I have now got a little routine going to help us get through lockdown and keep our spirits high, and part of that routine involves…

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How to entertain a 3 to 6 month old baby

Just when you think you’re getting the hang of this parenting thing, it all changes again! At around three months old I found that Phoebe had a new reason for crying: boredom. Instead of being able to entertain her for hours with one toy or just by chatting to her,…

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Some Changes to Ashleigh Online

Alright folks, it’s official: I’m making some changes around here! I touched on this a bit when I announced that I was pregnant last year, but this time I’m taking some action. I started Ashleigh Online many years ago as a book blog on Tumblr. Each time I read a…

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10 Mistakes I Made During My First Two Weeks With A Newborn

Those first two weeks with a newborn are a whirlwind, but as a first time mum I learnt a lot from them. After what I would consider to be a pretty easy birth, Phoebe’s first day or two were delightful (albiet sore and undignified). I felt on top of the…

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