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The Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her third baby. Here’s what Kate needs to know…

Congratulations Kate! The Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant - and baby number three is on its way - cue much flag-waving, gender guessing and Royal bump watching as the nation - well, the Daily Mail - starts the baby countdown. Has Kate been holding one too many newborns? Did she decide that three wasn't going to be a crowd? Could it have been a right Royal accident? While I have none of the answers to the above, we do have a little insight into what it's like to welcome a third little person into the world and how different baby no. 3 will be to baby no. 1. If you're not (morning) sick to the gills of baby chat, read on! …

Life

September

It's a funny month September. When it's all blue skies and crisp mornings, dew on the grass and rosy red apples on the trees, it's lovely; a muscle memory month of those back-to-school days, all new starts and promises of the future. But, when it's grey and wet, the nights growing noticeably darker, it can summon up that worst kind of end-of-summertime sadness, when the summer (despite it probably also being grey and wet) takes on a golden glow and you, once again, can't believe how quickly it flew past.…

Family

17 Parenting Hacks for a more Enjoyable Life by The London Mummy

Do you have kids? Do you also like fashion, great reviews and brilliant interviews? Then hop onto The London Mummy. Parenting blogs can often be revoltingly smug or naff, but this one isn't it. In fact, it's the only one I read. Written by the fantastic Lucinda Robins (who is also behind TLM Edit - one of my favourite online boutiques), it's down-to-earth, stylish, friendly and helpful. I particularly liked this post on parenting hacks, that she kindly let us repost on W&W. Wise and true, we agree with her wholeheartedly...…

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Holiday Lessons

We’re back from our holidays. They flew by far too quickly. Yes, I miss the heat of the sun, the sea, the swimming, the sunset glass of rosé… But what I really miss is hanging out, our little gang of four, and the slowed pace.…

Children's Style

20% off at Alex and Alexa

To celebrate the relaunch of Alex and Alexa's magazine blog, we have a rather brilliant 20% discount for you, our lovely readers. If you're looking to snap up something special for the son/daughter/niece/nephew/godson/goddaughter in your life, then this is the place to do it!…

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Artisanne: Baskets, Women, Feminism

I am, as you know, a big fan of a basket. You’d do well not to trip over one in pretty much any room of my house. When Elizabeth de Vise emailed me about Artisanne, the company she set up with her sister, producing ethical, beautiful baskets which also empower local women, she had me at ‘baskets’.…

LifeWomen

Business in Brief: Naomi and Sarah of Seven Seventeen

  So, you’ve got this idea for a business with one of your best friends? Sounds good, right? And, according to Sarah Slade and Naomi Reilly, the founders of luxe candle brand Seven Seventeen, it really is. Oh, and all about timing, hard graft, late night phone calls and DIY delivery. …

Children's Style

20% off Olivier Baby & Kids’ gorgeous new collection

Hurrah for Spring and flowers and lighter evenings and gorgeous new clothing collections! We're not ashamed to admit that we love a change of season as an excuse to shop, but who needs an excuse for children who have inconveniently grown (how dare they?!) and actually need new clothes? Olivier Baby & Kids is one of our favourite brands for small people, making beautiful vintage-inspired pieces, GORGEOUS baby wear, great cashmere and -this season - some amazing jumpsuits, dresses shorts and trousers. And the best news? We've got an exclusive 10% for our readers. Here's our edit of our favourite pieces...…

LifeWomen

Maternity Leave: How was it for you?

Did you watch The Replacement last night? It tackles the age-old issue of maternity leave and so, in the style of Carrie Bradshaw, we got to thinking: how was it for you? Did you love it? Desperate to get back to the sanity of work? Haunted by the thought that your cover was out to steal your job?  …

LifeWomen

How to build a brand by ME+EM founder Clare Hornby

Work incredibly hard. Be prepared to compromise. Be ever-vigilant for tipping points.  Never really switch off (when it’s your business, that’s a luxury). The seriously impressive – and very inspiring – Clare Hornby, founder of ME + EM (beautifully made, wearable, flattering clothes) shares her road to building this quietly brilliant brand.…