7 Simple Christmas Cards To Make With Kids


Parenting

My four-year old son has come home from school with a project to complete over the holidays.  Our assignment is to produce a Christmas card for a local schools competition.  Harry is not a makey-doo kind of child, and I don’t have much flare for it either.  I just have no imagination when it comes […]

November 1, 2017

Halloween Tips And Food Ideas From Organix


Parenting, Reviews

It’s that time of the year again – Halloween – when we dress up our little ones in anything from a pumpkin outfit to a blood splattered zombie.  Personally, the former is my favoured choice.  I prefer something that creates maximum embarrassment as they get older and see photos of themselves.  So, the pumpkin outfit […]

October 27, 2017

Starting School – Top 3 Tips For Parents


Parenting

It’s that time of year again and everyone will be handing out advice to parents whose kids are just starting school for the first time. If you are reading this then I will assume you fall in to that category. There is so much information available so I will keep this brief.  My top 3 […]

September 4, 2017

Thank You Teacher – 7 Reasons To Be Grateful


Parenting

Harry has just finished his first year in Nursery Class.  On the last day of term I sent him in with a card and a box of chocolates for Teacher.  But I feel a £2 box of Dairy Milk and a piece of paper doesn’t really convey all the things I was grateful for over […]

July 26, 2017

Morning Mummy – My Top 10 Wake-Up Calls


Parenting

I no longer need an alarm clock to wake me up.  In fact I haven’t needed one for the last 4 years.  You see Harry is the most effective alarm clock I’ve ever had because he wakes at the same time EVERY DAY, his voice has no volume control and his “snooze” button doesn’t work.  […]

July 2, 2017

He Said What – Part 2


Parenting

One of the things about young children is that they say what they see.  It is said with innocence but it doesn’t make it any less embarrassing.  There have been so many embarrassing moments that they have just become common place.  Unfortunately my child doesn’t come with a volume control switch.  When he wants to […]

March 18, 2017

Time Flies


Parenting

There are some features of Facebook that annoy me – I DO NOT PLAY CANDY CRUSH SAGA NEITHER DO I WANT TO SO PLEASE DON’T INVITE ME – is a particular bug-bear of mine – and then those that make me smile, such as the feature that let’s you see your memories from previous years.  This particular reminder blew […]

January 29, 2017

When Chester Came To Stay


Parenting

I’ve always had a competitive streak.  As a child it was a necessary survival instinct – I was the only girl in a street full of lads.  Football, British Bull Dogs, and bunny-hopping competitions on your BMX were a daily routine.  I got no special treatment for being a girl.  In school I always wanted to be […]

January 15, 2017