Online Photo Storage: The Modern Family Album

Online Photo Storage: The Modern Family Album

I’ve been asking myself recently if smart phones and online photo storage have destroyed the good old fashioned family album.  I have thousands …
How I’m Feeling After Seeing My Dad

How I’m Feeling After Seeing My Dad

When Daddy got back from America. I told him I was going to see my Dad.  It wasn’t something we had really spoke …
Why I’ve Been Trying To Find My Dad

Why I’ve Been Trying To Find My Dad

Something has been playing on my mind recently, and to be honest it’s not something I really talk about on here very much.  …
Celebrating Britain’s Best Family Super Powers With nPower

Celebrating Britain’s Best Family Super Powers With nPower

I think that families rock, and that they have so many amazing talents that they are hiding in their homes that these need to …
My August Must Haves For The Family

My August Must Haves For The Family

Hasn’t it been a funny old summer.  The weather seems to have a complete mind of it’s own leaving us confused about …
My Weekly Photo – Teen Prom Special

My Weekly Photo – Teen Prom Special

Hello readers and welcome to a very special edition of My Weekly Photo.  This week’s post is dedicated to my teen and his …
Can You Guess The Celebrity?

Can You Guess The Celebrity?

Who would like to do a quick quiz?  It’s super fun I promise, and will really make you chuckle.  I had a go …
What Would a 4 Year Old Buy For Father’s Day?

What Would a 4 Year Old Buy For Father’s Day?

With Father’s Day coming up on Sunday 19th June, I thought it was about time I got my 4 year old daughter a little …
Tips For Finding A Dementia Care Home

Tips For Finding A Dementia Care Home

Dementia is such a challenging illness for those who are suffering from it, and for family and friends to deal with.  The jury is …
What Kids Need to go Swimming Anytime

What Kids Need to go Swimming Anytime

Taking the kids swimming can seem like a bit of a chore can’t it?  I think us Mums (and Dads too) can put …
Who’s Going To Wychwood Festival?

Who’s Going To Wychwood Festival?

The festival season will soon be upon us, and I for one am very excited.  I missed out on festivals when I was younger …
A Very Sad Easter

A Very Sad Easter

On Saturday night I headed off to bed at the usual time.  The bank holiday weekend weather had taken a bit of a turn …
5 Ways To Make Your Garden Fun For Kids

5 Ways To Make Your Garden Fun For Kids

As we get closer to spring, I’m starting to think about how to make the garden fun for kids to play in.  I …
Photographs From Highfields Park

Photographs From Highfields Park

Highfields Park in Nottingham is one of our very favourite places to go, and my daughter and I visited after going to the theatre …
18th Birthday Family Memories

18th Birthday Family Memories

We had a very special birthday here at Zena’s Suitcase last month.  My eldest son turned 18 and you might have caught up with …
My Weekly Photo: Nottingham Christmas Market

My Weekly Photo: Nottingham Christmas Market

This week I’m sharing with you a few photos from our family adventure Nottingham Christmas Market.  With only two weekends left until Christmas …
5 Gift Ideas For The Mum In Your Life

5 Gift Ideas For The Mum In Your Life

Christmas is literally only just around the corner, and if you haven’t bought any gifts yet, you’d better get cracking.  Don’t …
The Best Scooter Tips & Tricks On The Internet

The Best Scooter Tips & Tricks On The Internet

A scooter will feature on so many Christmas present lists to Santa this year I thought it would be great to share with you …
Baby & Toddler Charity Gift Ideas

Baby & Toddler Charity Gift Ideas

One of the things I adored about Christmas was giving gifts.  I enjoyed writing Christmas lists and choosing what I was going to buy …
5 Ways To Make The Most Of Autumn

5 Ways To Make The Most Of Autumn

Autumn can be a very beautiful time of year, when the days are crisp and the sky is blue and clear.  It’s very …
Help TKMaxx Give Up Clothes For Good

Help TKMaxx Give Up Clothes For Good

When my teen went back to school a few weeks ago, we received the usual letters home asking for us to provide emergency contacts …
Getting Families Active With Soreen

Getting Families Active With Soreen

Over the summer, Princess and I were invited to a very special sports event hosted by Soreen.  We are huge fans of Soreen Malt …
Helping Daddy Dress The Kids With Free Printable Labels

Helping Daddy Dress The Kids With Free Printable Labels

How do Dad’s get dressing kids so wrong?  Or in our case, how does Daddy get dressing his girls so wrong?  Why does …
First Steps, Difficult Behaviour & Exam Stress

First Steps, Difficult Behaviour & Exam Stress

One thing I find really hard about having children of such different ages, is writing about them on the blog all equally.  I guess …
Family Update

Family Update

It’s been all change here at Zena’s Suitcase these last couple of month’s, and things are on the up, mainly!  As …
Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Guide

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Guide

These things come round so quick don’t they.  One minute Father’s Day is week’s away and the next it’s the …
We’re Going To The ‘In The Night Garden’ Party! #ITNGParty

We’re Going To The ‘In The Night Garden’ Party! #ITNGParty

A few weeks ago a very special envelope arrived at our house.  As soon as I picked it up I knew it had something …
Chickenpox Can Kiss My Butt!

Chickenpox Can Kiss My Butt!

We’ve had a rough time of it these last few weeks with the children and getting sick.  To say I’m sleep deprived …
Don’t give your kid tomato soup and other things I learned working with the media

Don’t give your kid tomato soup and other things I learned working with the media

This week has been crazy, manic, exciting and a whole heap of fun and best of all I got to share it with my …
Are You #ShareAware?

Are You #ShareAware?

This week the NSPCC launched it’s new campaign #ShareAware to help parents keep their children safe online.  As a parent, knowing and understanding …

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