About Jessica Brown

Jessica Brown is mum to two year old daughter Alannah and nine month old son Barnaby. She was the Showbiz Editor at the Daily Star newspaper but now blogs at Jessica Loves. She's a freelance journalist writing lifestyle, health, travel, and parenting articles for national newspapers/ magazines. She lives in Solihull and is on Twitter @JessicaBrown05 and Instagram @AlannahsDiary.

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Bumps & Babies Round-up: Introducing a new baby, milestones & a rainbow baby

I’ve loved 2017 so far and wholeheartedly jumped on the positivity/ New Resolutions bandwagon. The chance to shake off all the bad habits developed last year and start afresh. Maternity leave ended for me a few weeks ago so it was a double new beginning. During my nine months off or “holiday” as my husband jokes […]

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Tips on travelling to Morocco with a baby

Jessica Brown blogs about parenting, travel and lifestyle at Jessica Loves and shares her tips with us for taking a baby to Morocco! “Boarding our easyJet flight to Morocco we instantly noticed there were no other children, let alone babies, on board. Hmmm. Both sets of grandparents remained uncharacteristically quiet following our announcement of a […]

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Valentine’s gift guide for mums & babies

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show your family how much you love them. Spending time together, relaxing and having fun is one of life’s most treasured gifts. Looking after babies and children often means romance is put on the back burner. Juggling family life, work, household chores and bills means quality romantic time is rarely […]

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Bumps & Babies: Ending on a high note

Hello… and festive greetings! How quickly has 2015 whizzed by? I started the year with high hopes of finding my perfect job after leaving the bright lights of London for a chilled-out, suburban Solihull. Somehow I’m finishing the year five-and-a-half months pregnant. I say “somehow”, we all know how that happened! But it’s funny how […]

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Top 10 essentials for camping with a baby

Camping with a baby takes military-style planning. One morning you’ll wake up in scorching heat, the next it’s freezing cold. If there’s one thing camping can guarantee (apart from endless fun and giggles) it’s unreliable, ever-changing weather. So with this is mind you’ll need to pack clothes for all occasions. You also need to make everything […]

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How To Become A Mumpreneur – by Annabel Karmel

Annabel Karmel is one of the most successful mumpreneurs around. The mum-of-three has written 39 books, created supermarket food ranges and has an array of weaning equipment. I interviewed Annabel at The Baby Show in Birmingham surrounding her latest book Mumpreneur – The Complete Guide to Starting and Running a Successful Business. The book is for mum […]

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Bumps and Babies Round-Up: Love After Baby

How easy is it to keep the spark alive in your relationship once a baby arrives? I will, quite coyly, admit my husband and I have been sleeping in separate bedrooms since the birth of our daughter last year. Our arrangement wasn’t supposed to last for ten months. The idea started so my husband could get […]

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Annabel Karmel’s top 5 tips for stress free meal times

I recently interviewed the queen of kid’s cuisine Annabel Karmel at The Baby Show in Birmingham  The inspirational mum-of-three is the best selling children’s cookbook author and a guru when it comes to all things baby food related. My daughter is nearly 11 months old and I’m currently experimenting with loads of Annabel’s recipes for breakfast, […]

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Bumps and Babies Round-up: Summer’s coming

Summer is almost upon us. Which is excruciatingly exciting but also fills me with a faint niggle of fear. I am talking about travelling on a plane with a baby. I’ve spoken to a few new mum friends who are also a tad terrified of this new, unfamiliar travelling-with-a-baby-abroad scenario. It seems we’re not alone. […]

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Bumps and Babies Round-up: Food, glorious food

What a difference a month can make… Following my previous Weaning Woes post where my 7-month-old wouldn’t eat any green food – I can quietly rejoice as we’ve turned a corner. My daughter now happily munches away on pretty much everything, even greens. It took us a good three weeks of trying certain foods over […]

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Bumps and Babies Round-up: Weaning Woes

It’s been a month of ups and down. I started the month by writing a letter to my 6 month old to celebrate her half birthday. That was a nice moment, which hopefully she’ll enjoy reading in years to come. However, on a downside, this month I’ve learnt weaning isn’t as much fun as the happy […]

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Bumps and Babies Round-up: A new beginning

Hello and welcome to the first ever Bumps and Babies Round-up. *High five* Thanks for joining me on my new BritMums adventure where we can discuss everything that motherhood throws at you. During pregnancy and beyond. My name’s Jess and I have a 5-month-old baby daughter. I like to chat, so I apologise now if I […]

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