Category Archives: Children

Have a Fantastic Summer! #SchoolsOut

Today’s the day! School is officially over for the summer holiday, and I for one am ecstatic. We have experienced a very challenging and emotionally draining year, culminating in a near-fatal illness for my eldest daughter, and the chaos of … Continue reading

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End of Another School Year

We are limping towards the end of school year, and what a busy one it has been. My youngest daughter is about to move up from Reception into Year 1, and my eldest daughter will be a Junior when they … Continue reading

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Time Out!

I need some time out! Luckily, I have a fantastic group of friends, and they have organised our annual Mummies Spa Weekend. Tomorrow I am leaving my husband in charge of the children (or is that the other way around?) … Continue reading

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Toy Review: Schleich Dinosaurs

My daughters recently received a very exciting parcel containing a selection of Schleich dinosaurs for review. There is a brand-new range of dinosaur figurines for 2018, including an additional model of the terrifying top seller, T-Rex. These toys are exquisitely … Continue reading

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Remembering Manchester

It has been twelve months since the terrorist attack on Manchester, and that devastating event has never been far from my mind. While I was not directly affected in that I didn’t personally know anyone that attended the concert, I … Continue reading

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Help! We have Nits!

Or rather, my children have finally succumbed to that wonderful curse of school life – they have headlice. My eldest has managed to reach Year 2 before she got nits, and it came via my younger daughter in Reception. They … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Bliss #BankHolidayMonday

Merry May Bank Holiday, my friends! Well, May Day Bank Holiday, at least. We get another one later in the month, but by that point I will be just days away from moving house so it will all be a … Continue reading

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That was a Long Easter Holiday!

Phew! My children are back in school today after a two-week holiday, and I have to say I am relieved to have a break. I mean, I love my children, of course I do, but this holiday has been completely … Continue reading

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Family Holidays at Easter with Pontins

Ah, we have almost reached the end of another long and challenging school term. My daughters and I are more than ready for the Easter holiday from school, although it won’t be much of a rest after all because now … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Turn of Events

Today I am in a very strange place. This is not my planned “Mummy Monday” blog post. I am currently sitting at my daughter’s bedside in Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool. It has been a very stressful, confusing and traumatic … Continue reading

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