New Kid on the Block - A Note to New Mums

New Kid on the Block – A Note to New Mums

Everyone reacts to being a new parent differently but I am not sure that anyone is really ready for the emotional rollercoaster that the first few months of having a new baby brings. The first year (and beyond!) was full of waves of emotions I never knew I was going to have and wasn’t even …

Make moving house easy - er

Moving House Made Easy – er!

Moving house is right up there on the stress – o – meter of life, with all the how to help out there how much easier is it?  It is still a complex process involving many third parties all working to their own agendas.  Long drawn out timescales or scarily short ones, and endless reams …


Power of Change – How Travel Changed my Direction

Unlike most people around me at the time, I wasn’t interested in travel straight out of school. The thought terrified me at that young age and I was seriously impressed with my school friends for going around the world alone and doing loads of fabulous things.   It wasn’t until my late 20s that I …

Introducing Mini Epic

Introducing Mini Epic – Party Invites with a difference!

Are you looking for some epic party invites to stand out from the crowd?  Then look no further because Live Laugh Giraffe is super happy to introduce Mini Epic, the place to find a little something different   Mini-Epic is a new online platform where parents can create and send personalised video invitations for children’s …

GaaGaaLand Presents Bee Happy

GaaGaaLand Presents Bee Happy – What Really Makes me Happy?

We are delighted to introduce our newest contributor from GaaGaaLand.  We hope you enjoy reading about what really makes her happy as much as we did…. As a mum of two hyperactive children, I don’t often get to read. By the time evening crawls around and after a busy day of refereeing arguments, pretending to …


Alternative Parent’s Night Out

We all know that when parents get together for a night out there is usually a pub and lots of drinks involved and why not?! But it is extra-curricular focus week at Live Laugh Giraffe so we are thinking outside of the box!   What do you think of these alternative ideas for a parent’s …


Happiness is….a long run 😊

In the cold winter hours when it’s dark and there’s ice on the ground, I’m out trying to find my happy.     I’ve always been a keen sportsman, having spent 25 years playing rugby and it’s fair to say that as I’ve gotten older and the pressures of family life and work have increased, …


My ‘Stand Out’ Outfits 😀😎💛

Sylvie has sent us pictures of these fabulous Stand Out outfits for our Standing Out week! What makes you stand out from the crowd, we would love to hear from you, send your photos here and we will show them off!   Me & my sister BOHO STYLE 😍 Florence (left) wears: Flo&Vie Bobbing along …


🎆🎈😃 It’s World Friendship Day! 😍💛🎎

In 2011, the UN proclaimed the International Day of Friendship with the idea that friendship between peoples, countries, and cultures can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities. The UN wanted for the day to involve young people, as future leaders, in community activities that include different cultures and promote international understanding and respect …


8 UK Bucket List Ideas for Your Summer of Fun

Staying in the UK over the summer holidays can be just as fun as going on a sun soaked holiday somewhere exotic. We have put together 8 UK bucket list ideas for you and the family to enjoy!  You can find loads more bucket list ideas for the UK and beyond here.   Visit Edinburgh …