I’m a mum. I’m busy. So far so cliched. I don’t know if it’s true but there are plenty of people who would argue that my generation of parents have more stress, more demands packed into our limited head space, than any before. We should be raising our kids with infinite attention to every aspect… Continue reading Can We Celebrate Vaccinations?
I am currently breast feeding a small baby. Which means two things: 1: I spend a lot of time idly scrolling through Facebook. 2: I am constantly hungry. So I was very happy for the random algorithms at face face to offer me a recipe for a “Healthy” chocolate dessert. I am not one… Continue reading Healthy Eating – We Need Honest Information Not Expensive Ingredients
Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. I’ve been following @countdeadwomen on twitter as they list all those who have been victims of domestic or misogynistic violence so far this year and, yeah, it is very depressing reading. Here is something positive though. The charity Refuge help around 2800 women… Continue reading How To Buy A Christmas Present That Will Really Be Appreciated
It’s all been a little bit serious on the blog of late – so here is something more fun. A lot more fun actually. I have a soft spot for Canada Water. It’s where F and I first shared a flat. A studio so tiny that I had to put most of my belongings into… Continue reading Canada Water Culture Space
The blog has been quiet over the summer, but we haven’t been. In the next few weeks I’ll try to update some of what we’ve been up to. Starting with – Spain. Small mountain villages with no kids entertainment where the main attraction is hiking – perhaps not the obvious choice for a holiday with… Continue reading A Family Holiday in the Alpujarras
30 Day Blog Challenge – Day 13: Sing a song (yes I’m a bit late again with this one) Today’s blog challenge was to pick a song for the post title. I had no idea where I was going to go with this until I realised that E’s current favourite song actually fits nicely with… Continue reading Under Pressure
I’ve had some big reasons to be cheerful recently, a great day out at Legoland, Running in the Olympics (sort of) and news of a new baby in the family, but today I’m thinking about the little things that make me cheerful right now.1- TeaThis morning , before work I sat on my sofa and… Continue reading Simple Reasons To Be Cheerful
Some days I reckon I’m pretty bloomin good at this parenting thing, we do educational activities, we sing, bake, plant vegetables and run about outside All our meals are healthy, balanced and made from scratch and my perfectly brought up child is polite, sweet, fun and sleeps like an Angel. Then there are days like… Continue reading Quality Parenting
We had an absolutely BRILLIANT day this week visiting one of my old work places – not normally a fun toddler activity except that this particular former employer was Legoland!! I had a summer job there many many years ago operating some of the bigger rides and it was the most fun (and most exhausting)… Continue reading R2BC – Legoland!
As I’ve mentioned quite a few times on here, I’d been really looking forward to our holiday at Coombe Mill Farm in Cornwall – well, now we are now back, I’ve finaly had time to write about it and I’m very pleased to report that it more than lived up to our expectations! Somewhat cuddlier… Continue reading Escape to the Country