Category Archives: Children

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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Tantrums and Sleepless Nights

Life with a four-year-old can be very challenging. Our daughter started school last September, but she is among the youngest in her school, since her birthday is in August. She is also very small and dainty, and as a result, … Continue reading

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I Need a Holiday!

Wow, where did our half-term holiday go? It flew past in a blur of activity and busyness. I had vaguely hoped to take my daughters away for a short break, even if it was to stay with my mum for … Continue reading

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Introducing #VampirinaToys – they are Spooktacular!

Vampirina is the hot new Disney Junior TV show celebrating friendship and difference – with a spooktacular twist! I had to review these toys. I mean come on, SpookyMrsGreen and the Spooktacular #VampirinaToys range? It’s a no-brainer. I also knew … Continue reading

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It’s a Slime Bath!

My daughters are obsessed with slime. They love it! They watch videos on YouTube that feature “Elsia and Annia” dolls, and in the these videos, the dolls play with slime. My girls think it is wonderful. They have each bought … Continue reading

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