We have been attending Little Acorns Children's Gardening Club for just over 18 months now. It's become quite a big part of our weekly routine. And, as again a few of you have shown an interest, I thought I'd write up a review of our experience. The sessions are booked in advance but with no … Continue reading Little Acorns…Helping My Boys To Grow 🌱 A Review.
This is something I came across last year, I can't really remember how. But chances are I probably Googled or searched Pinterest for 'dinosaur play ideas' because believe it or not, my life REALLY is that exciting!! Little did I know, I'd stumbled across an imagination invasion that was started by husband & wife team … Continue reading Dinovember: A RAWWRRsome Idea!!
I've just put a visibly upset Stanley to bed, we've had a little chat about what is happening tomorrow and I've explained that things will be fine. It's the evening of Wed 29th Aug and everything will change in the morning. You see, tomorrow is the very last day Stanley will go to his childminder. … Continue reading Time To Say Goodbye.
So, at age 3 Stanley adopted a Brummy accent, started wearing a flat cap and refused to eat anything new, or in fact anything that he had liked the day before. If we didn't comply with his unreasonable requests then we were 'taught a lesson' with screaming, tantrums, hunger strikes and our premises even got … Continue reading By order of the Picky Fussing Eaters
It's easy to moan about our other halves right? Afterall, they generally get a lot of bad press. I could easily write post after post about what I have to cope with as a Mummy, whereas Ben seemingly floats through Fatherhood with ease, but is this actually true? Nope, of course not. We're on this … Continue reading Dadding Done Right.
We've done something that many of our friends and family will view as controversial. As yet, the cat is not fully out of the bag and only a handful of close family know, but we are a matter of weeks before people will naturally start to ask questions. We're not keeping it quiet because we … Continue reading Ready for Reception?
I love a freebie, who doesn't? And I've found that getting outdoors and discovering nature can be one of the most rewarding and enjoyable things you can do with children. Below you'll find a list (I love a list too) of activities you can get stuck into TODAY without spending a penny. Blackberry picking Kit: … Continue reading Nurture with Nature
Now before I start, I need to disclose the fact that I have shared my home with a male canine in the past, and now I share it with two small male humans. The more I think about this subject, the more I think they are basically one and the same. Food: I can't remember … Continue reading Boys vs Dogs
....my lovely little family all being sat around the dinner table, eating a beef roast dinner and homemade rhubarb and apple crumble. That is until we started (another) conversation about baby names at which point Stanley had a hilarious opinion on EVERY single suggestion, we had tummyache from laughing and somewhere along the line James … Continue reading Happiness is…
...yep, another boy is due to join our tribe in Oct!! Let's just say that this one was a SURPRISE, one that has taken quite a bit of getting used to. I thought I would do some happy baby related reading up, but it seems having three changes EVERYTHING and is akin (according to some) … Continue reading So, We Made a Trilogy…