7 Outdoor Activities for Kids

**This post contains affiliate links** I do love it when the sun comes out to play, as a family, we head outdoors rain or shine (after all, there is no such thing as bad weather just inappropriate clothing) but it is always nicer when the sunshines. It allows you and your kids to look backRead more

7 indoor Rainy Day Activities for Kids

We all love to get outside and play however the weather is often against us, and while the kids do love jumping in puddles and playing in the rain there are times when we need to make other plans to entertain the children. There are so many activities which are be done outside that thereRead more

Today, Mummy lost it

Today, Mummy lost it

Dear Emily and Harry, I hope you’re having a good day at school. You’ll be reading, painting a picture, wowing everyone with your number skills … In a few hours time, you’ll come running out of your classrooms with smiles and stories of your day. You won’t remember the chaos of the morning or theRead more

Empty threats we give our children

It can happen anywhere. In the home, on the school run, a friend’s home, in the middle of the supermarket … absolutely anywhere. And it happens to us all, usually out of desperation and a final resort attempt to restore peace (and sanity) to a situation. And it is often either immediately preceded or followedRead more

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Buying New Born Baby Gifts

As you possibly know, buying baby gifts for moms-to-be can be a pretty challenging experience. If you have been invited to a baby shower, or you’re planning on visiting the new born bundle of joy soon, chances are, you won’t want to visit empty handed. So, we’ve compiled a list of gifts new mothers absolutelyRead 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

Parenting: The Baby Years V’s The Toddler Years

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