So my family and I went to Center Parcs last week and as someone who had never had a Center Parcs holiday before, I found myself frantically googling ‘what to pack for center parcs‘ a few days before, because I just wasn’t sure what kind of holiday it was going to be. I mean, everyone… Continue reading Center Parcs: What to pack for center parcs & tips for taking your toddler
If you follow me on Instagram, you will have seen that my husband and I are venturing into veganism. I say attempting, we have been fully vegan with our diet so far but my husband is still driving around in his leather interior company car so you know, we aren’t 100% doing it properly. But… Continue reading Venturing into Veganism – Why we chose to go vegan.
So we headed out with our toddler on a windy and rainy (thank you Storm Doris!) Saturday to Warwick Castle for a bit of family time. I have never been before, but my husband and I love a castle. We seem to end up at a castle every time we go away in the UK… Continue reading A review: Warwick Castle
Parenting can feel like you need superpowers. The people you spend all day trying to protect regularly conspire against you and you spend your day being physically manhandled by bald little people with a selfish agenda. You are in constant contact with dangerous substances and you save the day time and time again with little recognition.… Continue reading Which superhero do you have most in common with?
Christmas season is upon us. The time when even the most civilised of us lose our tiny minds in a desperate bid to keep everyone happy and not get ourselves in so much debt we have to remortgage our house. Whether you exhibit all of these seven deadly sins yourself, or you see them in… Continue reading The seven deadly sins of Christmas.
When you don’t have your mum around, you notice strong mother daughter relationships everywhere you look. They smack you in the face, whether it’s in Costa, at the cinema, in a shopping centre or more recently people mentioning their mums babysitting or offering parenting help. My own mother died when I was 15, before I… Continue reading Life’s short, Talk fast.
Up until recently I was a helicopter mum. Well, I suppose I still am to a certain extent but recently I feel like I have really made some progress in loosening those apron strings a little. We went to a local softplay the other day and for the first time ever, I let her go. I didn’t put… Continue reading Helicopter Mum.
My eyes hurt. They are stinging and I’m not sure if it is tiredness, looking at a computer too long or both. Truth is, I don’t want to go to bed. Because when I go to bed I will go to sleep. When I go to sleep I will inevitably wake up and have to… Continue reading Dear daughter, I’m sorry.
Before we start, I haven’t been paid to write this review or anything like that. Jungle Madness is a local softplay in Swadlincote, Derbyshire that we go to regularly. One of the things I have been researching quite a lot lately has been places to take Isabelle (i.e. softplays, parks) when we move. There is a… Continue reading A Review: Jungle Madness Softplay
We have a notoriously picky eater. She goes through phases of only eating beige food and it is exasperating. I have done what I consider to be a ton of research online about her eating and I have been handling the problem the way I see as correctly. My husband disagrees. Her eating hasn’t really improved… Continue reading Mum Vs. Dad – Mealtime Battles.