My night at the BAPS Awards

I don’t often write about blog events that I attend but this one really blew me away. The BAPS – short for Bloody Awesome Parents is organised by two organisations: My Family Our Needs and Bringing …

Things to do during the summer holiday

    I know it’s barely the middle of May but already I’m starting to try and think up plans for the summer holiday. Thankfully, Jude’s school keep it fairly short. He has four weeks …

Oat and raisin cookies (vegan friendly)

  When Emmeline mentions baking, my immediate reaction is GOD, NO, THE MESS! But yesterday, I kind of just went along with it. I found a recipe and modified it a little because as usual, …

When you’re not enough

  It’s a weird feeling, driving Jude back to his school house every Sunday evening. Throughout the journey, I analyse how the weekend has gone and inevitably shine a light on all the areas where …

Why I love my home city

There’s a programme on tv at the moment about historical towns and cities around the country and I find it really interesting. We are blessed with so many fantastic places to live in the UK …

Planning your ideal wedding

  Yes, I know I’m married already but who doesn’t love a wedding? In fact, our one year anniversary is coming up and this made me reflect on our lovely day and how it was …

How to lessen your plastic waste

Oh help! Oh no! It’ a gruffaloooooo (wrapped in plastic :-/)   Plastic is everywhere. I think I must have been a bit blind in the past but over the last few months, I’ve really …

How to help a child through a meltdown

  Now, I have plenty of experience in this arena. Meltdowns would definitely be my specialist subject in a Mastermind quiz as I think I’ve pretty much seen it all with Jude. Well, maybe not …