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
Not the most interesting or snappy of blog post titles I’ll grant you: ‘Life Lately: Will Smith, Shropshire Rocks, Ozark and Home Inspo‘ Don’t get too excited, the decking is still just a pipe dream. Sigh. Anyway here is a round up of random information I wanted to write about, but didn’t have enough to… Read More Life Lately: Will Smith, Shropshire Rocks, Ozark and Home Inspo
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.
Before our first ever Center Parcs holiday back in March, I found myself Googling things like Bluestone or Center Parcs? We went to Center Parcs at the start of March and have just got back from a long weekend in Bluestone Wales so I thought I would write a review and comparison whilst everything is… Read More Bluestone or Center Parcs?
I have spent the last two years of this parenting gig laying some serious Disney loving foundations. It may have been a little young and possibly not quite Disney’s target age range but as soon as Baby TV had got too much and was making my ears bleed we began to watch the movies, sing… Read More What is the ‘right’ age for Disney?
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.… Read More Which superhero do you have most in common with?
2016 was a year of change for our family. Joe got promoted, we moved county, we had our first year as a married couple and our sweet baby turned into a rambunctious toddler. We are heading into 2017 full of excitement for what life will bring us. I envisage Joe will be working hard as… Read More 2017. What is in store for our family?