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
When having a clear out a few weeks ago it was time to bid the potty a final farewell having become redundant in favour of the ‘big boy toilet’. It got me thinking about how different my three experiences with potty training had been, and not just because of gender! First time round I had… Continue reading Tips From A Potty Training Survivor!
There are so many tags doing the rounds however I haven’t seen any specifically aimed at parenting bloggers. I was therefore thrilled when Emma made contact asking me if I would like to be one of the first to take part in the newly created Childhood Tag and I jumped at the chance to be… Continue reading The Childhood Tag
I genuinely can’t believe I am daring to utter these words, but the February Half Term is almost upon us –Yes, I know Christmas seems like only yesterday! Hence, I have started to consider how to occupy the kids for the week when let’s face it the weather is usually dire, especially here in ‘sunny’… Continue reading Half Term Hot Picks
I think we can all agree that being a Mum is tough job, but the hardest job of them all is being a new Mum. Having a baby is a life changing event like no other which you can never fully prepare for regardless of how many pre natal classes you attend or much time… Continue reading Never fear Mum’s Army is here! Rattles and Battles Book Review
Since having my son, just over four years ago, I can count on one hand the times that I have been anywhere without at least one of the children in tow. This can mainly be attributed to being been made redundant as I left for Maternity leave which lead me to making the choice to… Continue reading Why I’m ditching ‘Mum Guilt’
The arrival of a baby is always going to herald some big changes to your life, however before children I think I always thought of these in the short term. I’m sure most parents will agree that the effects and changes that are part and parcel of having kids don’t just last for those first… Continue reading 8 things that are NEVER the same after kids!!!