Family

Reuben mixing the mince

Beef & Pork Meatballs #HealthyRedMeat

17th September 2017

We were recently invited to take part in the #HealthyRedMeat challenge by BritMums.
We have a varied diet when it comes to meats and obviously we have to tailor what we have to suit not just ourselves as parents but a three year old and a one year old.

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Reuben sitting on tree stump

Know That You Weren’t Left Behind.

11th September 2017

The last few months have been so difficult for you to understand. I know they have. I’ve seen you sad, you’ve told me that you don’t want to go to preschool.

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My Beautiful Baby Girl

To My Beautiful Baby Girl

29th August 2017

The last twelve months have been a whirlwind of emotions for me. It all started when I was pregnant with you. You see I was so worried that things were going to be different for you.

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birthday party cake and balloons

First Birthday Party; Jessica’s Going to be 1!

28th July 2017

cannot believe that next month is Jessica’s first birthday, she will be one! Where has that last year gone?

OMG! I’m going to have a toddler!
We’re now starting to think about planning her birthday party. We know that she won’t remember it, but it’s still important to celebrate an important milestone as a family. We want to share it with the people closest to us.

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Adopt a cat; Lola

Adopt a Cat; And Lola Makes Five

28th June 2017

We met Lola and instantly fell in love with her. She was so affectionate and friendly. She wasn’t shy around the children and they loved her just as much.

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New mum jo and Reuben

New Mum Struggles; It Does Get Easier.

12th June 2017

I hadn’t thought about how I would feel. How I would change, how everything would change.
I knew it would change but I didn’t think about how!

The hardest thing for me as a new mum was that I no longer felt like me.

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Little One - Reuben & Jessica playing

The Little One Tag; All About The Baby and The Boy!

7th June 2017

I’m three Mummy and I’ll be four in October! The best thing about being three is being Batman, obviously! I get to run around in my Batman cape and save people. And then when I’m finished being Batman I can be Spiderman or Iron Man. It’s great!

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at work in office

Mummy Guilt; My First Week Back at Work

14th May 2017

Worst of all, I felt shamed that part of me was excited to be going back. Why would I be excited about being at work and away from my children? That’s not right is it?

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Jo and Reuben behind a VW Camper

Our First Family Holiday as Four; Butlins Review

7th May 2017

Normally we pick CentreParcs for a holiday. This year we decided that Butlins would suit us better this time, the cost was very similar to CentreParcs but there was a lot more included, lots of activities, swimming, a fair and shows to name a few!

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Baking with kids; Rolled Cookies

Baking with Kids; Rolled Cookies

26th April 2017

Reuben chose to make rolled cookies. They looked like they would be a good choice and fairly simple, which is key when I’m trying to bake with a three year old whilst entertaining a seven month old baby

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