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
It is Mummy’s 39th birthday. She is staring down the barrel of a future full of people asking if she wants to come to their advanced yoga classes, and polite book clubs where everyone claims to be ‘tiddly’ after a class of Pinot Grigio and says things like ‘Oooh gosh, are you having another glass?’… Continue reading Book Review: Why Mummy Drinks by Gill Sims
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!
Imagine if you will a wet rainy January day in Cumbria – for locals that’s not going to be difficult! One such day with a bored four-year-old on our hands we decided to have a go at making some DIY slime, having heard for months how popular this sensory activity was. There are many different… Continue reading Messy Moments: It’s Slime Time!
I’m sure Mum’s out there will agree that when you are out and about it’s essential to have a drink to hand to keep the kids hydrated on the go. I was therefore delighted to be asked by Appy Kids Co to sample and review some of their carton drinks designed purely with kids in… Continue reading Appy Kids Co Review & Giveaway! (CLOSED)
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
So Christmas is over and it's those strange few days before New Year where keeping the family entertained can be challenging! I thought I would share our review of Eureka with you as a possible day out idea for which is bound to be a hit with the whole family. I visited the Eureka Children’s… Continue reading Eureka Children’s Museum – Our Review
Reading is an integral part of who I am, it’s been a passion since a very young age and I have always been keen to pass that same love onto my children. Having three children of different age groups we now own a rather large collection of bulging bookshelves, however I am always looking (and… Continue reading Choo Choo all aboard the Alphabet Train!
When Natasha Mockett from Write My Name asked if I would be willing to try and review their new personalised handwriting practice book it couldn’t have come at a more perfect time. My son, Leo, had just turned four and despite having a little interest in writing beforehand as his birthday had approached he became… Continue reading Learning has never been more fun!
I am the first to admit that my baking and cooking skills leave a lot to be desired so any shortcuts are welcomed with open arms. I discovered Sweetpea Pantry who offer a range of ‘ready mixes’ with a twist and was thrilled when they offered to send me a box to sample and review.… Continue reading Easy Sweetpeasy Baking for kids ( and parents!)