Fly Thomas Cook Kids Club – Red Tag Art competition

It’s now the summer holidays and travel will begin for many, however even if you aren’t going abroad you should still visit Fly Thomas Cook Kids Club website. As a Nanny for over 11 years I have often travelled with the families helping to keep the children amused on long car journeys, planes, trains, boatRead more

Pizza for tea

I find if I let Emmy help me make dinner, she eats more as she feels involved – although as she is only 17 months old I make easy and quick things with her. Yesterday was homemade pizza. Ingredients: Pizza base or packet mix (we used packet mix) Tomatoe puree or chopped tomatoes (we cheatedRead more

New date for sponsered abseil

The revised date for this abseil has been announced and will be 1st October 2011. I have set this date aside in my diary, and am gearing myself up ready however I still do not have 100 Facebook ‘likes’ yet!! So unless 28 more people head over to my page I can still chicken out!!Read more

Teething Bling

Emmy got her first tooth at 9 months old, however she started teething or at least showing signs of teething just before 3 months old.  No parent likes to see their child in pain and suffering and will do all they can to ease that pain. We were no exception to this, so even nowRead more

Bumkins Super Bib

Funky designs making messy meal times fun. Emmy has been sent a lovely Bumkins Super Bib to test out this week which is great as she is a rather messy eater so we were ready to put it through it’s paces. “Bumkins’ top-selling waterproof bibs are made from a soft, lightweight fabric that is trulyRead more

Pasta Play

“Don’t play with your food, eat it.”  Hands up who has said it to their child?  I know I have numerous times both at home and when I was working. Today we are breaking all the rules and having a Teddy bears picnic with coloured pasta. What you need: Dry pasta (we are using 3Read more

Bad weather stops play – sponsered abseil

The weather has been quite nice all week, we have been in the garden lots and Emmy and I were even cutting the grass at 6pm last night before having a waterfight then bath time. Why does it alway happen when you make plans to be outside that it rains? Just as when I goRead more

Chocolate Krispie Cakes

Daddy (Paul) was busy working on my computer the other day and Emmy being Emmy kept making a bee line for it, so quick distraction was needed. First thoughts were fairy cakes, however we had run out of eggs so Chocolate Krispie cakes it was. What you need: Large bar of cooking chocolate                                  OpinionalRead more