Win family tickets to see Ben and Holly Live at a theatre near you

From the producers of the hugely successful Peppa Pig theatre tours, Fiery Light Productions, comes the welcomed return visit of the live stage show, Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom. This new tour opens at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley 27 January and visits 49 theatres across Ireland and the UK, booking through till summer 2017. EntertainmentRead more

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

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

The written word

The power of words

​I make my living writing here on these pages, amongst other places where I share my time. Words on a page are a funny thing aren’t they, they are written in one tone, the writers intended tone and voice but unless you know that person well then reading them becomes a whole new playing field. SomethingRead 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

A day out in London with the kids – Emmy’s birthday trip

Regular readers will know that Emmy turned 7 last weekend, a special day for her. Just where the years have gone I do not know but she is now a beautiful and happy 7 year old! In previous years she has asked to go away on holiday for her birthday so we’ve spent it inRead more