Family

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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Reuben playing

Testosterone Surge in Preschoolers; Fact or Myth?

23rd April 2017

A friend had mentioned that boys tend to get like this at around 3 or 4 years old as they have a surge of testosterone. I’ve never heard of this, but thought it seemed plausible. I decided to spend some time looking into it and trying to find out some more information.

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coffee cup and cookies

It’s The Little Things; Week Eleven

29th March 2017

We were all unwell with colds. I had planned to write the post mid-week but things took a bit of a turn.
I was glad when the week was over and she showed signs of getting better.
Anyway, in amongst all of the chaos there were things that have made me smile!

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Magnet Car

Could This Be the New Must Have Toy?

20th March 2017

I am constantly looking at toys for my children. Toys that will be fun but make them think, that have an educational element to them but without losing the fun. Could this be the new must have toy?

Magnetic Building Blocks

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coffee cup and cookies

It’s The Little Things; Week Nine

17th March 2017

This week’s Little Things includes Lego, Pavement Games, Smiles, Ladies that Lunch and a Miracle….

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