Hands up who else is bored of the rain? Every weekend this year seems to have been wet and miserable and the weather forecast for the next week or so doesn't look like it's getting any better. How on earth do you do keep kids entertained for a whole weekend when you can't go out [...]
When we're out for lunch with Little H a lot of people comment on how well behaved she is. I personally think half of it is down to pure luck. The rest is down to her having no siblings to fight with and us taking a backpack full of child entertainment with us. Oh and usually a [...]
My 4 year old loves anything crafty, and we enjoy making things with her. However, having the time to think of things to make as well as time to go and buy the supplies is another matter so when I saw a code for a free Toucan Box I snapped it up. Toucan will either send you a small [...]
I started to write a New Year's Resolution type post, which obviously got me thinking of everything that happened in 2015 and thought I'd first share some big things from the last year... Starting Freelancing In March 2015 I took the step to start doing freelance social media management on top of my usual job. The main [...]
One of the best things about having kids is that you get to do all of the things you most enjoyed from your childhood. Christmas is definitely one of those times! I don't really feel very Christmassy until around the middle of December, but when you have kids Christmas starts as soon as that first advent [...]
Last weekend we went on a family trip to the cinema to see Disney Pixar's The Good Dinosaur. The main storyline, which is based around the question "What if an asteroid hadn't hit the earth and wiped out the dinosaurs?", follows an Apatosaurus called Arlo who embarks on a journey, faces his fears and befriends a [...]
It's nearing Halloween and anyone with a small child will know that you have to go all out with the decorating, and you can't have Halloween without carving a pumpkin or two. Last year we went to Sopley Farm near Christchurch to pick our own pumpkins, unfortunately we had left it until a few days [...]
A handy little list of free summer holiday activities for when you need to drag them away from the iPad or TV...and I promise, no coloured spaghetti in sight!