Last-minute Mother’s Day rescue download from Frugi

Mother’s Day is happening in the UK tomorrow. The UK, like the rest of the world, has been hit hard by Coronavirus and we are all struggling with huge changes and difficult times. I honestly had forgotten about Mother’s Day until my children mentioned it yesterday. They were a bit worried that it would get […]

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Mother’s Day is not happening this year.

Mother’s Day is almost upon us in the UK. For us, it’s going to be very different, and in fact, I said to the husband “Mother’s Day is not happening this year, really is it?” Coronavirus has caused havoc, brought death, fear, and sadness to many, and most of the world is holding its breath […]

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Suddenly homeschooling? It will be ok.

Suddenly homeschooling? It is a strange strange time. Life in the UK and the world has changed dramatically and for a period of time. Coronavirus has broken through and disrupted all of our lives and for the next few weeks and months, people are facing many challenges as we hopefully getting on top of what’s […]

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What should you pack in your hospital bag?

This is a collaborative post where we are delighted to be working with Natural Birthing Company about What should you pack in your hospital bag? By Founder of Natural Birthing Company Jane Mason. I would recommend preparing your hospital bag a few weeks before delivery date, perhaps 2-4 depending on how organised you are! There […]

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Think of others & wash your hands

Think of others & wash your hands? I have resolved not to talk a lot about Coronavirus here on the blog, and whilst I have been fairly vocal about it on my Twitter account and my personal Facebook, I have chosen to not talk that much here or on our other social media. I am […]

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Things that made me happy this week.

Life can be tough, but as my therapist says, there is always something to try and see in a good light. So welcome to Things That Have Made Me Happy this week. Sharing the good things amongst the tough and sometimes hamster wheel slog that life feels like. This week has been tough, and we […]

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A day in the life of the teen in the house

A day in the life of the teen… The teen, who I will cheerfully admit has far better fashion sense than me and a much more interesting social life, and it has to be said, better school dinners too, asked if she could share a day in the life of the teen in the house. […]

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Our week in photos – hipster lattes part two…

Welcome to Our Week in Photos. Our way of sharing our week and what we get up to with our family abroad and grandparents who like to keep up with our life and antics. We have had an interesting week. The teen finally got her diagnosis of asthma, which we had been expecting but was […]

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They don’t tell you about this in the parenting books.

I often say “they don’t tell you about this in the parenting books”. I think this is probably my motherhood quote and what sums up my parenting journey so far. It’s hard when you realize no matter hard you try, that you can’t always protect your kids. That sometimes you will get things wrong or […]

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Things that have made me happy this week

Life can be tough, but as my therapist says, there is always something to try and see in a good light. So welcome to Things That Have Made Me Happy this week. Sharing the good things amongst the tough and sometimes hamster wheel slog that life feels like. Another toughish week, but I think it’s […]

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