Everything You Need To Know About Preventing Allergies In Your Home

The best way to prevent an allergic reaction is to avoid the allergen that causes it. However, sometimes this is easier said than done, as many of these allergens are within our homes. Dust mites, for example, are one of the biggest causes of allergies and they can breed in even the cleanest of homes but these microscopic insects are …

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How To Encourage Your Children To Get Into Gardening

Gardening is such a wonderful pastime – it’s great for your health, well being and most importantly, if you’re just a young seedling; social development. As we know there has been a wealth of research on how children learn best through play and activity. Why not head out to the garden today and watch their enthusiasm for the great outdoors …

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Siblings December 2015 – Looking Back On The Year

It has been a full year of taking part in the Siblings project that Lucy at Dear Beautiful hosts. When I first decided to take part I was excited to see how the girls grow not only in themselves but with each other too. I now have 12 photos of my three daughters together and it’s made me really smile …

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Christmas 2015

The build up and anticipation for Christmas this year was immense for me. For some reason it all felt so much more magical this year than any other year. I partly blame blogging for that as I am aware of other people’s traditions, decorations and stories that surround Christmas. Since last Christmas we’ve been saving our Nectar and Tesco purely …

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Letter To My Princess 1 – 7 Years Old

To my Princess 1, At 10:27am on Christmas Eve 7 years ago, you made me a mother. I carried you for exactly 33 weeks and 1 day. This birthday feels even more special than the others because you were born 7 weeks early. It feels like a lucky number. Your confidence has grown so much this past year. You have …

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Needing New Boots For Adventures

My boots are probably over 4 years old now. They are battered, they are peeling, they are scratched, the heels are wearing down and I’m pretty sure that there are holes in them underneath as my feet get wet. These boots are always the shoes I wear when we go out anywhere for adventures or long days out. They have …

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Thinking About Our Christmas Day Breakfast With Brioche Pasquier

There’s only a few days left to get any Christmas shopping finished and wrapped. But have you thought about Christmas food you’ll need too? We are lucky enough to not need any main food for Christmas Day as we are spending it round family. However, I do need to think about a festive breakfast for my little family. Usually Christmas …

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“I don’t think we’ve ever had all three poorly at once”

I’m feeling positively festive this last remaining week before Christmas. There’s already been loads of family things going on since the school holidays started Friday. Saturday was a boring day spent at home but Sunday was the annual big family get together on hubby’s side. With all the issues I’ve had with my own family, this event that my MiL …

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Our Afternoon At Peppa Pig’s Surprise Live Tour

I have had nearly 7 years of Peppa Pig in my life. It was P1 who first became obsessed and watched every episode over and over to the point where I probably knew the words to every season! I treated her to theatre trips too which were thoroughly enjoyable for me as well as her with the cute hand puppet …

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Monster High Gore-Geous Ghoul Anti-Styling Head Review & Giveaway

I have a really exciting giveaway in the final lead up to Christmas. You could win yourself (or your child) a Monster High Gore-Geous Ghoul Anti-Styling Head all you have to do is watch the video below to find out how to enter. The Monster High Gore-Geous Ghoul Anti-Styling Head comes with over 30 accessories which include tattoos, stickers, hair …

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An Update On Vlogmas 2015

It’s been over two weeks since I started recording VLOGMAS videos for my YouTube Channel and I’ve included the playlist where it scrolls through my videos in order in case you haven’t seen them yet. I decided to join in with VLOGMAS to challenge myself and it really has been quite a task. I’m not sure it’s the filming that has …

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All New Bob The Builder Magazine Review

I have been so out of touch with children’s telly since having children which I now sounds completely ridiculous. When my little brother was born in 2000 I became in tune with the programmes and now they are all being renewed and spruced up. Bob The Builder is one of the characters who have had a makeover. I was all …

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Drinking More Water This Winter With Robinsons Drinks

My favourite drink is water. It’s the only thing that really quenches my thirst in the summer. But it’s now winter and I am going to admit that I’m drinking much less. There’s not that heat that makes your mouth dry and gasping for some liquid. But have no fear because Robinsons have come to my rescue and I’m here …

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5 Holiday Locations For Families

When it comes to holiday locations, it’s important you find the right one for your family. Do you need a location that has it all, from water parks and kids’ clubs to evening entertainment, or a quieter resort for families who are looking for chilled days by the pool and perhaps the odd day out at the local market? So, …

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“P2 is an enhanced version of the little girl we adored before”

In the past few days I have had so many people say to me that P2 is suddenly so grown up. This thought terrifies me slightly and it wasn’t until then that actually it hit me. P2 starting nursery has completely changed our lives for the better and for everyone. For the first two months we had tears at drop …

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The Fantasy Box Review – Sex After Baby

When a slightly unusual email found its way into my inbox, I had a little giggle inside then thought it would be a fun thing to accept. The Fantasy Box arrived through my door, in discreet outer packaging, not long after. I felt slightly nervous about the post, the reaction and the actual reviewing of the box with its contents …

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“I had made the definite decision not to cosleep with P3”

Cosleeping with P2 was not a conscious decision that we’d made. It just happened and we managed to get more sleep despite having a leg in our ribs or our eyes getting poked out. We coslept for around a year on and off. Although it worked for us, I had made the definite decision not to cosleep with P3 under …

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“Having just one child is like going on holiday”

The first weekend of every month we have just P3. The other two go off for a weekend with my Mum. These weekends are strange for so many reasons. One thing that always comes up is that there is always a moment when hubby says “so this is what life would be like with just one”. Hubby was thrown in …

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3 Easy Recipes For Children’s Lunches With Bernard Matthews

When P1 first started school she was a packed luncher. She loved it but I absolutely hated trying to find new, filling ideas to put in them each day. She ended up eating chocolate spread sandwiches, some fruit and crisps each day. So as soon as the Government gave free school meals for Key Stage 1, we switched to school …

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A Princess For A Princess #hairglowrapunzel

The Disney film Tangled holds a special place in my heart. One of the first things my Hubby ever said to me was that he had been told he looked like Flynn Rider and then P1 began to say that he looked like Flynn. It was funny little joke between us and so when we were offered to review the …

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