A fun family day out in Battersea Park & Zoo

This weekend we finally met up with old friends of ours.  We’ve not managed to see them for around a year due to all living busy lives – you know how it is life gets in the way and before you know it a year has passed. They live in London and as we justRead more

Things to give up for lent, and how to succeed!

what will you give up for lent?

With Easter just around the corner, we’ve got a second chance after our New Year’s resolutions to kick those habits to the curb.  Lent, which runs from the 1st March right up until Easter Sunday, is a time where people traditionally fight the cravings and give up something which has a negative effect on theirRead more

Sex, body image and all those in-depth conversations we dread just a little

Sex, body image and hard conversations we dread

As a parent there are so many conversations that we gear ourselves up for but it doesn’t make them any easier to actually get the words out, to word them in an age appropriate way depending on when our children ask them. Emmy has already become curious as to where babies come from, as aRead more

Mr Bloom’s Nursery Live Review

There are very few TV shows which both Emmy and Harry share an equal love of, their age gap albeit small has become very obvious in their viewing habits with Emmy now showing a fondness for older and girlie shows such as Mia and Me, LEGO friends, Barbie and H2O, Harry is enjoying those moreRead more

Making the switch can save the pounds

Around 2 years ago I was looking through my post and it was that really busy month when ALL of my policies seemed to be renewing at the same time, all the letters managed to hit the doormat in the same few days – I am sure I’m not alone with this happening, you move intoRead more

Guest post from Jen: Carrot and Ginger Soup Recipe

I love nothing better than discovering new blogs and when I do I like to share them with you.  I now have the pleasure of introducing you to Jen who writes a lifestyle and food blog Just Average Jen. I find this blog a compelling to read – it documents Jen’s weight loss journey, sharingRead more