What I’m really doing when I say I’m working

February 5, 2018 admin 6

It’s February, it’s raining, it’s cold and I’m bored. I am sat in my office trying to find some inspiration to write a wonderfully witty post about my children or a heart felt post that will resonated with my readers but nothing is happening. Instead I find myself dreaming of a holiday some place warm and the map behind me is not helping because I just keep looking at all the places we haven’t been […]

Our summer memories

September 4, 2017 admin 0

On the eve of big’un returning to school and the eve, eve, of the tiddler starting school I am sat here reflecting on our summer together. Unlike the majority of parents I am in a very fortunate position as a teacher that I can have most of the summer off with my boys and that is something that I am deeply grateful for as it hasn’t always been the case but this year I have […]

Our summer must haves

August 15, 2017 admin 0

It can be hard to keep the kids entertained over the summer holidays, it can be even harder to ungrip their chubby little fingers from the many electronic devises they seem to have stashed all over the house. So I though I would share some of our favourite toys and activities that have kept the children entertained and away from technology these holidays. The Pedal Racer From the moment this arrived both boys were eager […]

15 things to do this summer

July 31, 2017 admin 0

Every year we sit down as a family and come up with a list of things that we would like to do, mainly led by the children and their ideas. It is never a definitive list and I never promise that we will complete everything on the list but it does make for a good starting point, plus I love seeing what the boys come up with. So here is our 2017 summer to do […]

My Bikini Wish list

June 8, 2015 admin 0

Summer is just around the corner and like most people I have started to search for Bikinis ready for my holidays (that we are yet to book). When it comes to bikinis I am very self conscious having had two children but for me a swimsuit makes me look even worse so I generally opt for bikinis (with shorts, sarongs or simply my towel over the top). I always start looking for bikinis early on as I […]