Family

Jessica in the woods

My Lovely Jessica on Your Second Birthday

27th August 2018

Today is your second birthday.
It doesn’t feel like a year ago I wrote about you turning one, let alone two years ago since you came into the world. The time has gone by so quickly.

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Reuben in the grass

A Thank You For Looking After my Son

14th August 2018

4 years and 2 months is a long time to be in someone’s life, especially when that someone isn’t even 5 yet. As Reuben is getting ready to go to ‘big school’ I wanted to take this time to say a thank you to the nursery.

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hands making a heart shape over sunset

I Love Summer Because…….

26th June 2018

I am so excited that summer is here. I love everything about Summer. The birds chirping, even at 5am. Waking up to sunny skies rather than dull clouds. Everyone just seems to be so much happier. The sun definitely has a positive impact on everyones mood. What I love the most is that it makes me feel more social.

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Reuben & Jessica on Fun Bike

Back to Butlins; Sunshine in Skegness

20th June 2018

We made a return trip to Butlins for their Just For Tots Week. This year both children were the perfect age and this was a perfect holiday for them (and us)

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Reuben looking out over Lanzarote beach

Family Time at THB Tropical Island, Lanzarote

16th May 2018

We are recently back from our holiday in Lanzarote. By recently back it has been a week now, can I still class that as recent? I’m going to. I have come to realise that holidays will not be relaxing for some time but that’s OK. Seeing the kids have the best time is a great feeling. There will be plenty of time of for relaxing when we are old(er).

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Bibetta Placemat

#MessNoStress with Bibetta Placemats

4th March 2018

Kids equal Mess. That’s a fact. There’s no getting away from it. It’s also no secret that it is one of the most difficult things I have had to learn to embrace. I struggle. I’ve struggled for 4 years and I don’t expect the struggle to disappear anytime soon.
Bibetta approached me to see if I would like to take part in their #MessNoStress campaign and they were going to send me out some Placemats to help me with that. Perfect! I’m in!

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Jo and Sam on wedding day

National Marriage Week 7-14 February

13th February 2018

National Marriage Week is 7th to the 14th February. As it is National Marriage Week, it seems the perfect time to let you have a peek into one of the best days of our lives.

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Reuben

Picking A School; Why I Feel so Nervous

10th January 2018

This is the year that Reuben will go to school. He is so excited. He has wanted to go to school since last September when all of his other friends went. I know he is more than ready for this next step in his life. I however, am not. How did my little boy get so big. Why is time going so quickly?

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Happy Little Bundles Play dough and card

Getting Creative with Happy Little Bundles Subscription

8th December 2017

I love the idea of having subscription boxes come through for Reuben. It means he has something new that he can play with each month and it keeps his interest. We’re recently tried out Happy Little Bundles subscription box, here’s what we thought.

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woman crying

The Day My Toddler Fell Down the Stairs

28th November 2017

I have sat down thinking about whether to write this post or not for a week now. In that one second I let my daughter down. I took my eye off the ball and it resulted in an accident. I have always said that this is my space to write about parenting and not just the good, I would be honest. So here goes…….this is the day my toddler fell down the stairs.

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