Summer Reading Challenge

Today I signed Emmy up to the Summer reading challenge at our local library.  I have always done this with the children I have looked after so was keen to start with Emmy. What is it?  It’s an event run by libraries throughout the UK, a fun way of keeping children reading throughout the holidaysRead more

Emmy has green fingers – Just like Grandad

If you have ever been round to my house you will know that gardening has never been my strong point.  Infact when we first moved in we had gardeners – they were never very good to be honest and often it was hard to tell exactly what they had done, but it meant that IRead more

Why i’m so excited!!

Yesterday evening I receieved an email from a lovely lady called Paula from Tutu Sweet UK, they were running a competition to win a pair of tickets to the most sought after children’s event happening over the summer holidays – Lollibop, I had won!! I’m not too embarrased to tell you that I actually gotRead more

Woodland walks and outdoor fun

Just because it is the School holidays doesn’t mean you need to spend money.  Infact as Mummy to a toddler School holidays mean nothing to us yet, except our clubs finish and the swimming pools and indoor play centres are crowded. So for the last 2 days while the weather has been nice we haveRead more

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