How To Cope With 4 Year Old Tantrums (Essential Tips)

Essential tips for how to cope with extreme 4 year old tantrums. Helpful strategies & parenting advice.

Talking To Your Child: The Powerhouse Of Parenting

If you have been following my blog and social media posts recently, you will know that we have had some trouble settling our 4...

Our First Week At School & Some Help Needed!

So Princess started school this week, and so far everything has gone OK.  She was so excited about going, that we were literally counting...

You’re Invited To The Go Jetters Twitter Party

Sshh! Don't tell anyone, but I'm planning a special surprise for my girls this week.  On Thursday 28th July, we are having a very...

I Was Not Prepared For How Much My Children Fight

Yesterday I felt broken by my children, and I feel terrible for it.  As a parent there is nothing worse than the feeling that...

How To Make Your Home Safe For Baby

There comes a point as a parent where we start to think about how to make the home safe for baby.  I've sat and...

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

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

The Special Things You Do For Your Baby

Everything about this year is reminding how quickly my babies are growing up.  My 2 year old is developing so fast, talking more and...

On Holiday With HUGGIES® Little Swimmers®

We have had such a great time as Get Set, Splash bloggers for HUGGIES® Little Swimmers®.  Water fun is something kids and parents can...

Educational Play The Schleich Way

Schleich have been making educational toys for over 80 years and they certainly know what they are doing.  I have just been reintroduced to them...

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...

A Letter To My Two Year Old

Well my Little Pudding,  I cannot believe that you have become a two year old today.  Where has the time gone?  It doesn't seem...

Things I Will Never Do To My Kids

There are lots of posts on the internet about how we can be better parents to our children.  With so many tips and pieces of advice...

How Huggies Little Swimmers Make Swimming Easy

Before we went on our recent holiday we spent a lot of time taking our daughters swimming to get the ready to enjoy their time in...

Things To Remember When Parenting Gets Tough

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...

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 barriers...

Have You Seen YouTube Kids?

I'll be completely honest and admit that before my blogging days I never used to get YouTube.  My son would watch it for hours...

5 Ways To Save Money When Having A Baby

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

Are Single Parents Getting A Good Night’s Sleep?

A recent study in the US by the National Centre for Health Statistics looked into the sleep patterns of single parents in comparison to...

10 Great Tips For Couples Expecting A Newborn

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....

Happy 4th Birthday – A Letter To My Daughter

Dear Daughter Happy 4th Birthday!  I cannot believe that you are actually 4 years old already.  Where has the time gone?  This year is a big year...

How My Kids Ruined My Hair

I remember a time when I used to have thick long dark hair.  Somedays it would verge on frizzy, but when it was under...

Gift Ideas For A 4th Birthday

We have a very special celebration coming up this week.  My little Princess is going to be 4 years old.  Where on earth does...

Moony Nappies Review

Would you try Moony Nappies? Nappies are an interesting thing aren't they?  They are a bit like bank accounts in some ways.  Bear with me,...

What Does A Baby See?

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

Safer Internet Day 2016

Safer Internet Day takes place on 9th February 2016.  This year the UK Safer Internet Centre are asking us all to 'play your part...

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...

How Android Monitoring App is the Key Parental Solution

Do you know what your kids are looking at on their Android smartphones and tablets that you have just bought them? Are you fully...

A Letter To Teen About His A Levels

Dear Teen, Sometimes having a big age gap family is tough.  I know you are great with your sisters and help out loads around the...

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...

The Best City Breaks in Europe

Best City Breaks in Europe is a collaborative post Europe is blessed with some of the best city breaks the world has to offer, and...
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