Relaxing as a parent

Being a parent is stressful. You are responsible for another human being! You are the one who shapes them into the people they’ll become. That is a big weight to carry. It can be hard to find time to chill out between the caring and cleaning. We all need a break and time to recuperate. […]

Primary School Memories

School days are the best days of your life right? I think so anyway. The most stressful thing was remembering to bring your crayons. Here are some of my favourite school memories! Rushing to pick the milk carton with the coolest picture on it Playing the tin whistle so badly the teacher asks you to […]

8 things I’ll do different with our second baby

We’re having another baby! The newest nerd is due just before Christmas. Oscar taught me to be a mam, I’ve learnt a lot and there are things I’d like to do different this time! A better birth First of all I’d like a better birth. Now I know that’s wishful thinking and I can’t control […]

Fun At The Farm: Choosing A Different Day Out

As each weekend passes by, the weather slips between hot and cold, and while the children grow, it will be very easy to find yourself stuck in certain routines. The activities you involve yourself in will start to become very samey, with the safe options you’ve tried before being easier to approach than something new. […]

Digital Age Parenting

Children Are Increasingly Going Online A recent report showed that most children have access to technology. 9/10 have a smartphone and more than half have three or more gadgets with which they can go online. While confidence seems high among parents ability to track and control their young child’s technology use. That starts to die […]

Healthy Eating Hacks For Toddlers

Toddlers, fussy little feckers. It isn’t easy to get them to eat healthy. One day they absolutely love carrot sticks, the next they are screaming in your face for having the audacity to put one on their plate. It’s not easy. Oscar is pretty good with fruit but really contrary when it comes to vegetables. […]

Take the fear out of long family car journeys

Do you fear the dreaded car journey with your family. This is going out to all of you that have children anywhere from newborns, right up until they’re teenagers. It would seem that when going on a long car journey, kids just seem to lose their heads. Everything becomes annoying to them, and you’ll often find […]

5 Ways to Cut the Costs of your Family Expenses

*Sponsored Post* Figuring out how to save cash while simultaneously raising a family can be quite a challenge. The average cost of raising a child is gradually getting higher, while wages don’t seem to be getting any better. However, that doesn’t mean that you have to resign yourself to struggling every time you want to […]

Cleaning hacks for busy parents

Since having Oscar, jobs around the house have taken a back seat. It’s hard to find the time to get anything done! I’ve never been a domestic goddess. I have always been bad at keeping on top of housework. I am all about the easy way of doing things. I love a good life hack! […]

I’m more than a mother

Ever since I had my son, I feel as thought I’ve lost some of myself. I’ve gained so much and my life has changed for the better in so many ways. I just can’t help yearning for something. I don’t miss my old life, but I do miss the old me. I don’t really remember […]

Bringing the great outdoors indoors

When the seasons change, it’s always the perfect time to start thinking about updating your interior design scheme. A change in seasons calls for new textures and new colour schemes. It’s a great chance for you to start experimenting with your home décor. Of course, there is an abundance of inspiration available in magazines, on […]

Finding ways to relax as a parent

Finding the time to relax when you’re a parent is not easy, trust me. Children by their nature require pretty much all of your attention, especially at first. Even though you can leave them under the supervision of someone else, it’s difficult to let go, and you can only rely on babysitters every so often. […]