Amazingly my prayers were answered when I discovered there was to be a follow up to Why Mummy Drinks by Gill Sims! Having been my favourite book of the year so far, the forthcoming release of Why Mummy Swears has been highly anticipated, I was therefore ecstatic when Harper Collins offered to send me a… Continue reading Book Review: Why Mummy Swears By Gill Sims
I can barely believe it’s almost the end of June and before we know it the school holidays will be upon us. Six weeks of trying to entertain the kids stretching ahead of you is daunting to say the least, but this year I’m hoping the weather won’t let us down. My lot love being… Continue reading Play Outdoors This Summer
Technology is now part of our everyday lives a completely different world to the one I grew up in and its growth has been significant even in the 10yrs since the girls were small. It’s not surprising then that from an early age children come into contact with and have the desire to utilise devices… Continue reading Hopster TV Review: The Kids-Safe Learning App
As soon as you become parent your number one objective is to keep your little one safe and away from harm, it goes without saying. For me personally one of my main concerns as the children have grown up is road safety. Statistically children under the age of 16 are involved in a higher number… Continue reading Learning Life Skills with The Children’s Traffic Club
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could banish things we no longer wanted to a room never to be seen again? To push them down a dark corridor to be locked away for eternity? Well that’s exactly what people have been doing since the mid-90’s on the TV series Room 101 so I know it’s… Continue reading Room 101: Parenting Edition
Creative, messy fun has always been something I have enjoyed doing with the kids, despite the mammoth task of clearing up when we are finished! With Leo starting school on the horizon I want to make sure we cram in as many of these messy filled afternoons as possible. Having already shared our playdough and… Continue reading Getting Creative With Messy Me
Last week I received confirmation. The words there in black and white telling me which school our little man has been allocated to attend in September. Even though I have known for the past (almost) five years that this day was on the horizon I genuinely can’t believe my baby boy will be starting school… Continue reading Starting School: Where Has The Time Gone?
Whilst becoming a new parent is of course the most joyous and wonderful experience it can also be a very daunting time too - with each pregnancy, birth and baby being completely unique it’s easy to see why! Your new baby doesn’t arrive with an instruction booklet tucked neatly under their arm – although it… Continue reading You Don’t Have To Be SuperMum!
It’s the Easter holidays and I can barely believe that two thirds of the school year has flown past in the blink of an eye, before we know it the Summer holidays will be upon us. It’s at this time of the year I begin to turn my attention to September and the kids going… Continue reading Back To School With Stickerscape
When becoming a parent you will receive your life-long ticket to board the learning train and regardless of how old they grow there is always something new to discover. There are so many things I have learnt since becoming a parent fifteen years ago – HOW DID THAT HAPPEN??- so many in fact it would… Continue reading 10 Things I Have Learnt Since Being A Parent