Glue Ear & Having Grommets Fitted: Two Weeks After The Operation

Hello readers.  If you have been following this story, your will know that our 3 year old daughter had an operation to have grommets...

What To Expect When Your Child Has Ear Grommets Fitted

Last week our youngest daughter, Brook, went to hospital for an operation to have ear grommets fitted.  If you have been following our story you'll...

Enjoying Kid’s Lunchtime With Hartley’s Jelly #LittleOnesWhoLunch @HartleysJelly

Now that the kids are back at school, those long summer holidays seem like a long distant memory don't they?  I must admit, here,...

Getting Our Children’s Eyes Tested & Why You Should Too

I have been so conscious recently of how a relatively minor health issue can have huge consequences for a young child in the early...

17 Things To Do in Autumn With Kids

September is here and the autumn button has been pressed but how do you keep having fun as a family in the colder months?...

Our Progress With My Daughters’ Glue Ear & Having Grommets 

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...

Back To School Essentials With Smiggle

When my daughter started school last year there were a few tips I had forgotten about buying school stationary and equipment.  Bearing in mind...

Morrisons School Uniform by NUTMEG (Reviewed)

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...

The Dark Side of our Summer & my Parenting Struggles

We have had a fantastic time this summer, making lots of memories and exploring new places.  Our first visit to Camp Bestival was certainly...

One Happy Little Girl With Debenhams Back To School Range

The kids will be back to school in a few weeks, and we've been topping up with some essential items before we start back...

We’re Going To The Zoo (& Other Places) With Petits Filous

Kids have the funniest habits when it comes to food don't they?  My daughters love Petits Filous, but they think they should only eat...

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

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

Back To School With Deichmann Shoes

Buying new school shoes is part and parcel of getting ready for the new school term isn't it?  My daughters both love getting a...

An Update On The Glue Ear Diagnosis & What’s Next For...

If you have been following my blog and social media channels recently you will know that my 3 year old daughter received a diagnosis...

The One Rule Every Parent Needs To Help Manage Screen Time

Do you worry about the amount of screen time your kids have?  It's something that definitely niggles at me sometimes, as my children are...

How to Embrace the Summer Sun 
and Educate Your Pupils

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

Rediscovering Family Fun at Rushcliffe Country Park

Rushcliffe Country Park is definitely our favourite place to take the kids near to our home, but it dawned on us today that we...

Our Children’s Hearing Test and Glue Ear Diagnosis

Sometimes it's just impossible for me to write about anything else until I get something off my chest and this is definitely one of...

A Letter To My Daughter At 3 Years Old

Happy Birthday my beautiful little lady.  You had a very special 3rd birthday as we were on holiday at Yelloh! Village Les Grands Pins....

3 Simple Ways To Have An Awesome Half Term With The...

Are you spending half term at home with your children?  Do you have that sense of optimism that you are all going to have...

Feeling Guilty And Worried About My Daughter’s Speech

At around two years old I was becoming concerned about the progress my daughter was making with her speech.  I spoke to the nursery,...

Why Binge Watching 13 Reasons Why Makes Me Want To Be...

Have you seen the new series on Netflix yet?  If you haven't watched '13 Reasons Why' already, I would strongly recommend adding it to...

Easy Five-A-Day Win For Parents

I find feeding my kids a healthy diet is something I constantly worry about as a parent.  It seems to be something that has...

Rusty Rivets Birthday Party Fun! #RustyRivetsUK @NickJrUK

If you caught up with the blog yesterday, you will already know that my daughter turned 5.  As luck would have it we were...

Happy 5th Birthday: A Letter To My Daughter

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

Things I’ve Learnt About Potty Training After 3 Kids

For me potty training has to be one of the worst parts of parenting.  I really wasn't looking forward to potty training my youngest...

Things to Consider Before Moving with your Kids to Another Country

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

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

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...

Milestone Moments In The Car With The Kids #Parenting

As parents I think we take getting in the car for granted.  When I mention to the children that we are getting in the...

Parents’ Guide To Buying A New Pet For Christmas

We are all warned that buying a child a new pet for Christmas isn't a good idea, but it can be done successfully if...