‘Just be kind to yourself’. I have heard that phrase a lot lately. In fact, it was said to me about 5 times in the space of ten minutes at the weekend. Am I kind to myself? I think so. I don’t lead a particularly stressful life, to be honest but it does have its… Read More Be Kind to Yourself
I’m going to say that thing that makes everyone hate you and think you are an insufferable moron: I have FINISHED all of my Christmas shopping. Granted, I don’t actually have that many people to buy for, as we tend to try and just buy for the children in our family but nevertheless. I feel… Read More A Christmas Gift Guide For a 3 Year Old Girl
I have a serious case of mum guilt …after one of those mornings where all I seemed to hear was ‘Will you play with me mummy?’ It’s a heartbreaking sentence to hear and always makes me feel terrible. I don’t stop what I’m doing and play very often to be honest. I try to excuse… Read More How much do you play with your toddler?
I really love my three year old (that’s the disclaimer we all have to say before we complain, am I right?!) but good grief she is driving me insane at the moment. She is the sweetest, most loving kid and she is pretty well behaved too, but she has developed some of the most infuriating… Read More 3 Reasons I hide from my kid sometimes.
I remember not that long ago Googling ‘daily routines for a 3 year old’ because I was worried I wasn’t quite doing enough. It’s a constant worry isn’t it, am I playing enough? Am I taking them out enough? Do they get enough exercise? Chances are you are doing just fine but I thought it… Read More Daily Routine with a 3 Year Old
I love food and I love to eat out. Delicious food with no clean up? It’s a winner. Going out for a nice dinner is one of my favourite things to do and I spend far too much time at coffee shops than is normal. When I was pregnant I was determined that I would… Read More Top Tips for Eating Out with Kids
I woke up this morning to the news to see that Manchester had been victim to a suspected terror attack. I spent this weekend in Manchester at a blogging conference so I feel a bit ‘closer’ to this tragedy than I might normally. I cannot believe that someone has targeted a concert primarily attended by children.… Read More How do we talk to our children about terrorism?
I have spoken before about my how fussy my toddler is. Mealtimes are a nightmare. I love food, my husband and I are complete foodies and a beige freezer diet makes me so sad but sometimes that is all she will eat. After Gino D’Acampo’s comments about ‘stupid parents’ being to blame for fussy eating… Read More Toddler Fussy Eating: Am I a ‘stupid parent’?
Ah holidays. The great British summertime, when we all get our lily white legs out and head to our nearest bit of beach to cavort in the sand and Instagram pictures of our children eating ice creams. When you have kids, all of a sudden a trip to the beach isn’t quite what it used… Read More Summer holidays with toddlers. Top tips for a day at the beach.
It all started when my toddler gave me hand, foot and mouth. I’ve had a bit of a blogging break recently. I’ve still been pretty active over on Instagram but I haven’t really had any motivation to write recently. It began with a bit of a fever. I seem to be quite a sickly person… Read More My toddler gave me hand, foot and mouth.