Coping with a pre-teen

As usual, I’m writing this post because I need regularly reminding of a few things. Elsa is turning into a teen. She’s only nine but is so flippin grumpy at times, we don’t know what …

Aspirations for your child

  During my day at FestAble on Saturday, I heard a really interesting presentation and it’s stuck with me ever since. You know, one of those moments that you dwell on for hours, days, even …

What to do with Jude’s bedroom?

  Before Jude moved to his fantastic school, I spent ages planning what his bedroom would look like. I guess it was partly out of guilt, worry, fear that he wouldn’t immediately settle in but …

Smoothie recipes

You know we’re smoothie fans in this family so I thought I’d share a few of our treats with you. There is a certain little miss who steals mine if I dare to put it …

Sibling love – Jude and Emmeline

  I’ve mentioned it a hundred times but haven’t written a whole post on these two for a while. Jude and Emmeline. What a pair. When they are together, they manage to bring out the …

A new canvas from CanvasChamp

Last week, I ordered a canvas photo through CanvasChamp. I really love the look of canvas pictures on a wall plus the lazy side of me truly can’t be bothered faffing around with framing and …

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 BAPSĀ – 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 …