Mum to a Teen too: A Mathematical Genius!

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  Some days I really do find it difficult to accept that I'm a Mum to a 16 year old.  It's not the number of...

‘I Will Only Wear A Dress That Twirls Mummy!’ #mummyproblems #mummyblogger

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My 2 year old daughter seemed to become very picky about what clothes she wanted to wear a few months ago.  We couldn't quite...

Keeping The Kids Busy This Summer With Sun-Pat Fuelling Families

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The summer holidays are now in full swing and keeping the kids busy is probably the easiest way to keep everyone in the family...

Q Pootle 5 Christmas Special: Q & A With Nick Butterworth

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My little Princess is a huge fan of the hit CBeebies show Q Pootle 5.  She watches it every morning, without fail before she...

5 Tips To Help A Child To Tell The Truth

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Recently I've noticed Princess has developed the ability to not tell the truth or tell a little lie if you will.  It's surprised me really,...

Green Eyed Toddler – GET

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Have you seen the Green Eyed Toddler recently?  AKA GET, he can be a feisty little monkey when he wants to be, and strong...

10 Reasons to Play Basketball

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I had a really difficult time finding a sport that my son liked.  I was really keen for him to be fit and active,...

Have You Thought About Baby Signing?

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I started a 'Sing and Sign' class with my Daughter when she was about 6 months old.  I hadn't really heard a lot about...

Morrisons School Uniform by NUTMEG (Reviewed)

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You can't deny that buying Morrisons school uniform when you are in the supermarket or when are ordering your online shop is the ultimate...

Our Progress With My Daughters’ Glue Ear & Having Grommets 

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I thought I’d give you a little update on how we are getting on with treating my daughters' glue ear.  The issue with her...

How to Embrace the Summer Sun 
and Educate Your Pupils

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With the British weather being a little on the unpredictable side, the second that sun peeps out from behind the clouds and begins to...

5 Ways To Save Money When Having A Baby

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Having a baby can be very overwhelming and there are lots of stories in the press about how much having a baby will cost...

Things to Consider Before Moving with your Kids to Another Country

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Moving to a new country with your family can be thrilling and fun, but also hectic and nerve wracking. So even though you loved...

10 Great Tips For Couples Expecting A Newborn

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As soon as you get a positive line on your pregnancy test, you'll no doubt be full of a mixture of excitement and nerves....

3 Things You Need To Know If You Have a Distant...

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When my son was born I felt totally redundant, he was a distant child from the very beginning.  He fed well, he slept well...

Chickenpox Can Kiss My Butt!

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We've had a rough time of it these last few weeks with the children and getting sick.  To say I'm sleep deprived is an...

Back To School Checklist With Helpful Tips

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Back to school is a really exciting time of year.  The kids are recharged from their summer break, and some of them are even...

Why Our Children Need Great Teachers

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As a parent, the one thing I've really noticed over the years is how competitive the world has become.  We hear year after year...

More Winter Swimming With Huggies Little Swimmers!

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At the weekend, we took the girls for another swimming session.  Princess gets really excited at the thought of going swimming now and we...

Things To Remember When Parenting Gets Tough

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Personally, I believe that parenting is one of the toughest jobs you can ever do.  The responsibility of bringing a baby into the world and...

Induction of Labour – Our Birth Story

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Last week saw me turn 41 weeks pregnant.  It was like one of those milestone birthday's you'd really rather ignore even though you know it's...

Breast vs Bottle: Who’s Debate Is It?

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This article from the Guardian US by Jessica Valenti appeared in my Facebook feed  about the age old breast vs bottle debate, and for me...

15 Tips for Coping with a New Baby

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1. Sleep.  Get it when you can, it's now a precious commodity.  If baby takes a nap, you can too.  Ignore those emails, leave the...

Mediterranean Inspired Baby Food From Piccolo

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One of my favourite countries to visit with the family is Spain.  As well as the gorgeous beaches and warm weather I really love...

What Does A Baby See?

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What does a baby see must be one of the most pondered questions by parents everywhere.  When all of my children were born I...

My Promise to You

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  When you're born, I will hold you When you cry, I will comfort you When you're hungry, I will nurse you When you're tired, I will lay...

Activity Sheets For Kids – Travel Themed

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How are you all doing with keeping the kids busy?  I'm feeling like that is my main function at them moment. Don't get me...

How to Prevent Foot & Heel Pain During Pregnancy

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When I was expecting, I suffered a lot with foot and heel pain during pregnancy as well as swelling in my feet and legs....

First Day of School Message to my Daughter

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Tomorrow will be your first day of school my little one, so I wanted to share a letter as I think we are both...

Happy 5th Birthday: A Letter To My Daughter

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How did we get here, it only seems like 5 minutes ago that we were celebrating you turning 4.  Happy 5th Birthday to my...