woman giving up smoking
Parenting

How can you set a good example to your kids?

  • November 9, 2018

Children are influenced by the world around them, but as a parent, your actions and attitudes have the strongest influence, particularly as, more often than not, you spend most of your time together. Therefore, it’s important to set an example as they continue to grow

What we did in October
Parenting

What We Did in October

  • November 2, 2018

Well, that’s it, we’re into November which means it’s basically a countdown to Christmas now. I’m not quite ready to embrace Christmas though, I don’t start to feel Christmassy until December so for now I think we’ll still enjoy the Autumn and getting out and

10 Fun Alternatives to Trick or Treating
Parenting

10 Fun Alternatives to Trick or Treating

  • October 18, 2018

It’s getting close to Halloween, that time of the year where the kids beg to dress up in horrible outfits and go out knocking on the doors of random strangers asking for sweets. As you might have guessed, it’s not my favourite time of the

Should Kids Get Homework? My Thoughts...
Parenting

Should Kids Get Homework? My Thoughts…

  • October 5, 2018

Lots of people have been taking online about the subject of Primary school homework recently. As a busy working mum, I also have strong feelings about this and so as bloggers tend to do, I thought I’d share my thoughts on homework! My daughter is

Longleat Safari Park
Parenting

What We Did In September

  • October 1, 2018

Wow September just flew by didn’t it! I’m not sure if it was the busyness of back to school and the normal routine, but the month passed by before we knew it. I can’t believe it’s already October and we’re in the last quarter of

7 things you need to know about 7 year olds
Parenting

7 Things You Need To Know About 7 Year Olds

  • September 26, 2018

I’ve now had a 7 year old for 4 months so I thought it was time to write the next post in the ‘Things you need to know about…’ series. If you’ve missed the previous posts I’ve listed things you need to know about 4-year-olds,

Ultimate List Of Autumn Activities For Kids
Parenting

Ultimate List Of Autumn Activities For Kids

  • September 21, 2018

It’s that time of year again… where I’m crying over the fact that summer has gone and cold, rainy weather is on its way. However, as much as I don’t like the cooler British weather, I do like lots of the things we get up

How To Teach Your Children To Love Reading
Parenting

How To Teach Your Children To Love Reading

  • September 17, 2018

I love to read, I currently have a million books on my Kindle I need to get through. I’ve always been a bookworm and one of my fondest memories is searching for every last Roald Dahl book at the library with my dad. When I

How to make the perfect reading corner
Parenting

How To Make The Perfect Reading Corner

  • September 10, 2018

We moved into our house 4 years ago, but have still only just got around to creating an area in Little H’s bedroom that we’ve been talking about for ages…. a reading corner. She loves to read and I’d seen something similar on Pinterest ages