This too shall pass

If you follow me on instagram you might have seen me say recently that Amy has been testing our patience somewhat.  I had fully expected she would be a bit of a pain last term – that starting full time school would leave her tired and grumpy, that perhaps she would pick up different behaviours from other children at school and test those out – I expected it.  I remember Ben and Chloe being really hard work in that first term of Reception.  It didn’t happen.  She practically sailed through her first term of full time school full of smiles and excitement – I put it down to her being the best part of a year older than Ben and Chloe when they had started school but no, she had just lulled me into a false sense of security.

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Siblings – January 2019

Siblings – January 2019

I almost forgot to do the first Siblings post of the year!  I just hadn’t clocked the date, despite having had the photos … View Post
A Weekend Update – Maximo Park, Saturday Mash Up and a Surprise Birthday Party!

A Weekend Update – Maximo Park, Saturday Mash Up and a Surprise Birthday Party!

I started to write a really long caption on instagram about our weekend and then realised that perhaps I actually just needed to write … View Post
Prioritising Family Holidays and our Travel Plans for 2019

Prioritising Family Holidays and our Travel Plans for 2019

For a long time our travel plans have been very much UK based.  In fact for the first twelve years that Dave and I … View Post
Tried & Tested Tuesday (Week 2 – 2019)

Tried & Tested Tuesday (Week 2 – 2019)

Good morning and HAPPY NEW YEAR! I don’t know about you but I feel like the new year only really got started yesterday … View Post
Creative Ways to Get Your Child to Play with Toys and Get Off Their Gadgets

Creative Ways to Get Your Child to Play with Toys and Get Off Their Gadgets

*Collaborative Guest Post* Parents are facing a challenge in these modern times face, and that is getting their children away from screen use or … View Post
Sixteen Goals for 2019

Sixteen Goals for 2019

Although we’re now a full week into the new year, I’m only just putting my goals down on paper (so to speak!) … View Post