Category Archive: family

The School Place Debacle!

Who would of thought that sending a child to school could become so complicated? I didn’t, somewhat naively as it turns out as apparently it is very very hard indeed. Possibly even harder… Continue reading

The Essex Baby & Toddler Show #win #tickets

I have 4 pairs of tickets to The Essex Baby Show (sponsored by KidAround) on Sunday 16 October 2011! To enter, please RT on twitter and comment below – winners will be picked… Continue reading

We Love Center Parcs!

We are just back from a week at Center Parcs (Elveden), glad but sad to be home as we had such a lovely time. A little information, if you’ve never been to Center… Continue reading

Happy Birthday DS1

Happy Birthday DS1 My boy is 11 – 22nd Dec, officially at 10.12pm – but he assures me it’s ok to have presents in the ┬ámorning! My boy is wonderful, I know we… Continue reading

Hoppy The Christmas Frog

I know it’s meant to be #SilentSunday so shhhhh. This, ladies & gentlemen, is Hoppy The Christmas Frog. When I found myself to be ‘suddenly single‘ with 2 young boys I occasionally found… Continue reading

NSPCC Christmas Wishes #festivefriday

As Christmas draws alarmingly near, I can’t help but turn my thoughts to children who may not have all that they should. I don’t mean in terms of presents, I mean in terms… Continue reading

Magical #WinterWonderland

Thursday night we were lucky enough to get a sneak preview of the Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park in London. To say it was magical is one big fat understatement! It was an… Continue reading

If You Go Down To The Woods Today

We have an open fire in the lounge which is lovely but does use a lot of wood. Today’s mission for the children was to collect kindling and sticks from the nearby woods.… Continue reading

S is for… Sleepover Anxiety

For me that is, the kids aren’t phased at all… My 10 year old went for his second sleep over Saturday night. I hate it, I feel so unsettled and have that permanent… Continue reading

Can I Dig Up My Potatoes? #WordlessWednesday

Can I dig these up yet? Now that DS2 is a veggie I need reinforcements…. I’m referring to the potato plants if you can distinguish them in that sea of green – they’ve… Continue reading