As a kid, I used to love to read books by anybody and everybody. My favourite was the books by Enid Blighton and especially ‘The Enchanted Wood’ and yes, now I’m an adult the very idea of calling two characters ‘Dick’ and ‘Fanny’ and then the golliwogs who I think appeared in one of the… Continue reading What book am I reading now?
I saw part of ‘This Morning’ on Tuesday, where they were interviewing two ladies about free-range parenting. If you don’t know ‘Free-range parenting’ is basically allowing children to have a bigger rein over their own autonmy and emphises children’s independence. Something I am all for. However! the one lady interviewed lives in a rural area… Continue reading Free-range parenting
I love this high chair. I owned one like it for my older daughter (although I don’t know what happened to it – lol) I’ve owned other high chairs but they always seem so big and bulky and not easy to transport when the kids stay round a relatives house. My house isn’t massive… Continue reading Ikea high chair review
Yesterday, despite the cold weather and the lack of sunshine me and the Mr decided to take the youngest out to Sandwell Valley Country park. We actually went for a walk and for some lunch however this is not the only thing that you can do here. The weather was dry but Oh So Cold!… Continue reading Our afternoon out at Sandwell Valley Country Park
Doing Laundry, seems to be a task that we all hate. Whether living on our own or having children, its a challenge to get it all washed and dry in time. Living in the Sunny, Sunny UK (note the sarcasm) washing and drying clothes year round can be a bit of a task with all… Continue reading How I wash and dry clothes in Winter
As parent’s it’s always a challenge looking for something to do with the kids, regardless of their age(s) without breaking the bank. So many places to go require an entry fee nowadays and sometimes when we just don’t have the money it is easier to stay in than get out of the house and go… Continue reading Free things to do in and around Birmingham
The weather is raining again as usual in sunny sunny England which just makes me want to curl up watching reruns of New Girl and Downton Abbey whilst eating my weight in chocolate and popcorn and cuddles with my kids. (Not that they let me watch TV may I add!) It is also the time… Continue reading Chicken Stew – Budget meals