Tag Archives: parenting

The Many Benefits of Exercise for Children

All too often in life, exercise gets pushed to the bottom of a To-Do list, taking a back seat to social engagements and some much needed rest and relaxation. But it’s important to strike up a balance between the running joke of missing the gym again and a night in front of the TV watching Netflix. If you struggle to …

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Have We Finally Conquered The Milk Habit?

For anybody new here, it’s probably best that I explain the situation right from the beginning as quickly as I can. Eva and Elsa have had a milk addiction. I actually think it was more of a bottle addiction, to be honest I’m not entirely sure. Both bottles and milk went hand in hand. Basically, wherever we went we had …

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Changing My Daughter’s Primary School

It’s been really hard to sit and write about this. I want to be fully transparent whilst also protecting our daughters too. When you talk about your child’s school online you could be putting them at risk so it’s hard to talk openly without being open. I hope you get what I mean. It was weird. This whole situation came …

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Too Many Clubs

Just a quick little post from me today. With back to school in full swing now I wanted to share a video I filmed a few weeks ago all about the clubs my girls do. I remember seeing one of those car signs you pop in the window like “baby on board” and it said “mums taxi” well my life …

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Summer At Rare Breeds Centre Ashford

Do you have a list of local things you must visit again but then never get round to doing so? Well I feel like that with the Rare Breeds Centre. We last took a trip there about two years ago and we loved it, promising the girls we’d be back one day soon. As I said, that was two years …

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The Play Beach At Marsh Farm

Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park is a place that holds so many fond memories. Although a lot has changed since my childhood visits there with my School, my parents and grandparents, it still remains one of my top favourite places to take the girls. This time we had been lucky enough to visit Marsh Farm for their new Play Beach …

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A Summer Family BBQ Social

I should probably start by pointing out that this little afternoon adventure happened right at the beginning of July. I’ve been really struggling to keep up with life and blog stuff as the end of the school year approached. Our lives were just manic! I think I’m about ready to start documenting our experiences once again. My mother-in-law kindly invited …

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My Sunday Photo 2018 – Going To London To See Tully With Channel Mum

This week has been a very odd one hasn’t it?! We’ve had extreme rain followed by a glorious weekend. I spent Thursday doing something completely out of my comfort zone. I went to London by myself to meet the Channel Mum team for a private screening of Tully. I was so nervous beforehand. Travelling by myself, meeting new people, meeting …

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How to Keep Kids Entertained This Summer

With longer days, and higher temperatures outside it’s about time your family start sketching first summer plans. The capital is an obvious choice if you want to inspire your kids and leave them with plenty of new memories. Although London might not be the cheapest, and given the tourist peak season, difficult to plan for, it goes without saying that …

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Family Day Out To Chessington In Pictures

I have wrote about adventures to Chessington World Of Adventures twice before; our first experience was of their Howl-oween event three years ago now, and the second time was last year for the opening of the new Gruffalo River Ride which had replaced the much loved Bubbleworks. So for this post about our recent trip to Chessington I thought I …

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Finding The Right Time To Book That Family Holiday

It can be tricky to balance the daily running of your home and plan a family break at the same time. Between school, available dates, and the general buzz of a busy household, finding the time to search for the best prices on offer can often seem like a little dose of extra hassle that you just don’t have time …

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My Sunday Photo 2018 – Hating On The Snow This Weekend

On Friday we experienced a short lived snippet of what the spring and summer will look like for my family. It was warm enough to sit outside with no coats on. Yet this weekend we have been graced with more snow. Usually I’d be jumping for joy about the white flakes falling from the sky. Willing it, pleading it to …

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Is It Lucky To Have Child Free Time?

I hear it so often when I tell people I’m child free and that we get to have this once a month for an entire weekend. “You’re so lucky!” But is it luck really? And is that luck mine or the kids? If you are new to my blog, I am a mum of three girls. I had my first …

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My Favourite Instagram Accounts

I’ve been wanting to share my favourite Instagram accounts for a while now but never really had the courage. I mean how do you honestly whittle the 1,000+ Instagram accounts that you follow down to 5 or 10?! In no particular order here are my absolute favourites, I am also on Instagram so please follow me too!! Renovation At No …

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My Sunday Photo 2018 – My Valentine

Valentines Day is like marmite; you either love it or you hate it. Which one are you? I have always felt it is a heavily commercialised day of celebration. I don’t believe you should need a specific day to show how much somebody means to you. We don’t buy gifts for each other, in fact I have been known to …

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