#MySundaySnapshot this week comes from our local kids' hair salon (yes that is a pink Fiat 500) where we've been getting [...]

By |September 8th, 2019|Parenting|8 Comments

5 healthy after school snack ideas for under £1.50 #ad

At least £100 pounds. That’s how much money I reckon I shell out on after school snacks over the course [...]

By |September 6th, 2019|Parenting|17 Comments

5 things to consider when planning a birthday party for your child

More than £320. That’s the average cost of a child’s birthday party in the UK if the latest figures are [...]

By |September 3rd, 2019|Parenting|0 Comments

A letter to the mummy whose baby won’t stop crying #ad

We've all been there. It's 3am, you've fed them, burped them, changed them, cuddled them and settled them back in [...]

By |September 2nd, 2019|Parenting|24 Comments


#MySundaySnapshot this week comes from Ryde beach on the Isle of Wight, where we spent the bank holiday weekend on [...]

By |September 1st, 2019|Family life, Parenting|7 Comments

Our Isle of Wight getaway with Kingswood adventure holidays

Planning your next family getaway? Looking for something a little bit different that won’t break the bank? Then I may [...]

By |August 30th, 2019|Parenting, Reviews|1 Comment

10 great reasons to take on an allotment with kids

Ever toyed with the idea of taking on an allotment? Wondering whether it's a good idea when you’re juggling work, [...]

By |August 29th, 2019|Parenting|6 Comments


#MySundaySnapshot this week was taken on the last day of our holiday at Lulworth Cove in Dorset - it was [...]

By |August 25th, 2019|Parenting|6 Comments

Getting school ready with Treads shoes & win a pair of school shoes!

More than £250. That’s the average cost of kitting one child out for starting school if the latest figures are [...]

By |August 22nd, 2019|Competitions, Parenting|0 Comments

How to train your baby like a dog: what’s the big deal?

Have you seen Channel 4’s latest parenting show? If you haven’t seen it the chances are you’ve heard about it, [...]

By |August 21st, 2019|Parenting|0 Comments


#MySundaySnapshot comes from Longleat Wildlife and Safari Park in Wiltshire, where we spent the oldest's eighth birthday this week (8 [...]

By |August 18th, 2019|Family days out, Parenting|9 Comments

Self care tips to avoid school holiday overwhelm

Seventeen days. That’s how long it takes the average British parent to reach summer holiday breaking point according to new [...]

By |August 16th, 2019|Parenting|3 Comments

8 wishes for my daughter on her 8th birthday

Well I’m not sure how that happened. It seems like only yesterday I was penning 7 wishes for my daughter [...]

By |August 14th, 2019|Parenting|2 Comments

39 thoughts on turning 39

They say age is just a number. Or two numbers if you’re a grown-up and we’re going to be picky [...]

By |August 12th, 2019|Parenting|16 Comments


#MySundaySnapshot this week comes from Kingston Lacy, a National Trust property in Dorset where a maize maze has been planted [...]

By |August 11th, 2019|Family life, Parenting|5 Comments