Do you have Guilty Pleasures? – here’s mine #mummysguiltypleasures

Motherhood – it’s blooming hard isn’t it? There’s no off switch, even when Paul and I went away child free for my birthday at the end of the year I still had to get the kids up, dressed, fed and sort all their clothes and childcare arrangements and then found myself messaging to make sureRead more

Strange things to happen when eating out with kids

Heading out to eat with kids in tow can often cause headaches for us parents. There are lots of things we need to consider and careful planning is often needed when eating out with kids. We worry they won’t sit still so we pre-plan and prepare, packing colouring, small toys and distractions should they beRead more

The baby years v's the toddler years

Parenting: The Baby Years V’s The Toddler Years

As new parents we find ourselves rushing our children to progress to that next step or milestone. We clap our hands and urge them to crawl towards us, moving toys out of reach to encourage them to move. We repeat words over and over, slowly and careful waiting and willing them to speak. Hands areRead more

You know it’s summer holidays when you find yourself saying….

  We have been on Summer holidays here for almost 3 weeks now. As always I posted to social media saying just how excited I was to have the kids home now for 6 whole weeks (7 in Harry’s case) and of course at the time I genuinely mean every word of it….AT THE TIME!Read more