Five Things being a School Run Mum has Taught Me


Children, Lifestyle

I’ve had the joy of being a school run mum for a few months now. The novelty is wearing off and I’ve begun to countdown each term, eager for the holidays to start. It’s not because I don’t like school, we are very pro-education over here. It’s that the school run can become a bit […]

October 29, 2018

Poopsie Surprise Unicorn Review


Children

*We were gifted the Poopsie Surprise Unicorn for the purpose of this review. As always, all thoughts and opinions are our own.  A sure-fire way to make my kids happy is to make slime with them, they absolutely love the stuff. Throw in a unicorn and they just wouldn’t be able to contain their excitement. […]

October 24, 2018

The CBBC Summer Social – Review


Days Out

*We were provided with a family ticket for the purpose of this review, as always all thoughts and opinions are our own.   After being invited to the CBBC Summer Social this year, I was a little dubious as to whether it would suit our girls at their young ages. Festivals are something that we […]

August 21, 2018

Does Staying at Home with the Kids Mean I Lack Ambition?


Lifestyle

My husband and I had a conversation recently, mainly about the family life of professionals. He told me that one of his colleagues had informed him that he does so well at work, because his wife ‘lacks ambition‘. What he meant was, his wife had given up her professional role to stay at home with […]

July 16, 2018

The Ease of One Child Parenting


Children

Ok, so the title to this post is probably a little misleading. Parenting and easy don’t really go well in the same sentence. I suppose what I mean is that when you’ve been bringing up two children for the last three years, then when that number drops to one for part of the week, I […]

June 18, 2018

Nursery Woes and Birthday Shows


Children

When you have two children born ten and a half months apart, it’s hard work. Trust me, I know. When you’re the primary carer of two children born ten and a half months apart, it’s really hard work. Trust me, I know. I’ve spent the best part of three years willing time to pass. Looking […]

May 31, 2018

Life Hacks – The Camping with Kids Edition


Lifestyle

*This post was written in collaboration with SimplyHike.co.uk.   Over the past couple of weeks, Hubs and I have set ourselves up with the ultimate camping kit. I decided on a whim that taking the kids camping would be a brilliant idea and still think it will be. In my rush to head off out […]

April 20, 2018

Jazz Up Your Children’s Rooms With New Carpets


Children

There are several things to consider when you have one or several little ones running around. One thing parents always think about is their children’s bedrooms. Do they sleep comfortably in their beds? Do they even like their bedrooms? We often think about the colour of the walls, the décor and the furniture as we […]

February 21, 2018

Keeping the Kids Warm in Winter


Children

  As temperatures remain chilly, homeowners can be wary of turning up the thermostat for fear of increasing energy costs. Instead of risking like sounding like your own parents and telling the kids to put a jumper on and put up with it, learn how to warm your home the smart way and do it […]

February 21, 2018