I've always felt quite strongly that I wouldn't be a 'pushy parent' and my children can try anything they like. Just because I love Theatre, doesn't mean my children will and I won't force it upon them if they would prefer to play or watch football. If it makes them happy I think it's a … Continue reading Be Yourself, Everyone else is taken!
We read a brand new book tonight called “Finding their way home” by Nicky Copeland, a true story of Cleo & Baloo the cats! Cleo & Baloo we're both rescue cats that were adopted by Nicky in Essex. We have always read a story to Alana every evening as part of her bedtime routine. Alana … Continue reading Review- Finding Their Way Home
With the long hot summer ahead of us I thought it would be good to share some cheap ideas to do with the kids. My children are aged 3 and 1 so it's slightly easier at the moment to do fun things without spending a fortune. 1. Polhill Garden Centre Sevenoaks We spent some time … Continue reading Cheap things to do with the kids in Kent
A mum has hit the headlines this morning for Breast Feeding her 5 year old daughter still. My opinion on this (whilst it really doesn't matter) is well done to her! There is absolutely no shame in it. I couldn't breadth feed either of mine. Alana was Breast fed for 3 weeks with lots of … Continue reading ‘Breast is best’ if it suits you!
I wanted to write this post for anyone contemplating getting a dog when you already have children. We actually got our dog (Dudley) just as I'd fallen pregnant with my first child. He's a complete nutter Sprocker Spaniel which is a Springer crossed with a working cocker. He's 100% mental. There was always the worry … Continue reading The Pros of having a Dog with Children
Today has been one of those days! Usually you'll get maybe one child that plays up but today it was both even though one was at pre school until 3pm! The youngest (10 months) is apparently going through a 'leap' even though I've never really agreed with all the wonder weeks stuff as all children … Continue reading Winge winge wine
As the first of my friends to have children I wanted to write about the whole 'life plan'. So many of my friends are in long term relationships and have this idea that they're going to buy a house, get married then have children. Now I am the youngest of all my friends (nearing 30) … Continue reading Children are the only things you cannot plan
1. Had you heard of Super Yummies before today? If so, where? (eg: Saw it in store, Friends/family recommended, TV, Facebook, Through bloggers, It is part of my repertoire, other (please state). I had never heard of these before. 2. What other dairy products does your little one enjoy? For example: yoghurt, smoothies, custard, etc. … Continue reading Super Yummies review
Every month we struggle for money and I don’t think we’ll ever afford to buy a house but that being said we love our little rented cottage. Here are some of my tips for saving money on random things recently: 1. A Tyre I had the struggle recently of a flat tyre. Luckily it was … Continue reading Top tips for saving money on random things
Having a kid and keeping its room clean and organised is a real challenge. When it comes to your children, you need to be creative and to think like them. Most of the parents are fed up with the battle cry of “Make up your room”, but everything stems from the way the room is … Continue reading Thrifty Organising ideas for a clean kids room