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Nadiya Hussain wins the bake off

Feminist Lessons From Nadiya Hussein

  I’m never going to put boundaries on myself ever again. I’m never going to say “I can’t do it”. I’m never going to say “maybe”. I’m never going to say “I don’t think I can” I can and I will. – Nadiya Hussein This is for anyone out there who doubts themselves, who worries they’re […]…

Newborn Hux

How Do You Know Your Family Is Complete?

Last week I wrote about how I don’t like being referred to as a mummy blogger, because DURR I write about way more than my kids, yeah? Today I’m going to write about my kids. I’ve noticed that at the age of 30 my friends are starting to have babies. At 24 I realise I […]…

Ways You Know You're A Parent

Moments That Make You Feel Like A Mother

I always made the assumption that motherhood would come quite easily to me. By way of being a woman, maternal instinct just happens, yeah? Nope.  Imagine my surprise when upon giving birth I realised that the simple act of pushing a child out of one’s hoo hah (or sunroof) does not a mother make. I […]…


Our Summer Holidays

There was a time when I used to dread the summer holidays just a little bit (or a lot). Acres of days stretching ahead of us with endless time to fill – it terrified me. I didn’t know what to do to entertain the children; holiday activity camps were too expensive, they wouldn’t sit still […]…


Now You Are Five

I’ve been trying to write this for a little while now and am shamefully completing it almost a month after the event of Elfie’s fifth birthday. But I feel like Elfie turning FIVE has been such a milestone for our family – not just for Elfie but for everyone in our little family of three […]…


Bed Wetting: The School Age Taboo

This post brought to you by DryNites®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of More Than Toast. I’ve noticed as a mum there are still some topics that are taboo, even within circles of friends. We discuss so much with other mothers – education, health, relationships, POO – but there are some things […]…


Now You Are Three.

It’s an odd thing, your baby’s birthdays. Elfie’s are one thing; as the eldest she’s the birthday trailblazer, demanding parties in village halls or Pizza Express and spending hours wondering if she’s going to dress up as Anna or Elsa. Hux is different. He still doesn’t ‘get’ birthdays so mama makes the decisions (as well […]…