My new lipstick love

Now, I know I’m not much of a make up-y kind of gal but I’m attempting to make a bit more of an effort and have promised myself that I will buy the odd treat …

Allotment visit 1

A few years ago, ok more than that, more like about five years ago I had an allotment plot and Jude, Elsa and I used to go there for some fun, family time together. We’d …

Riding for the Disabled

I remember taking Jude to some wonderful horse riding lessons when he was about 5. He had sessions with the lovely people from Riding for the Disabled, a charity that mostly uses volunteers, offering disabled children the opportunity …

Summer camp problems

On Friday, I thought I’d give the summer camp one last try for Jude. I have never felt completely happy with it as I’m not entirely sure what Jude does all day and I’m also not …

Our version of Thursday

You know when you can’t be bothered to do go out or really do anything at all and you have crazy delusions that it will all be ok, the children won’t be bored hanging out …

Child’s Farm

I was sent some products to review from Child’s Farm so wanted to share my thoughts with you all; so far we have used the baby bedtime bubbles, sun cream and baby oil. These are …

100 Aker Woods

Yesterday, following a pang of motherly guilt that we hadn’t done anything particularly interesting together for a long time, we went to Aldenham Country Park; the children absolutely love the Winnie the Pooh 100 Aker Wood …

New website

Just in case anyone is still reading this via the old WordPress website. Please go to the new www.livingwithajude.co.uk site and add your email address to get regular updates on all our goings on. Thanks …

Omega 3’ing like a pro

I’m not sure why it bothers or surprises me but up until Jude went out for dinner with his father this evening, he had eaten an entirely gluten free diet for a week. My intentions …