By chance I saw the advertisements for the Peterborough Arts Festival and the programme looked fun, there were plenty of acts which the Beans would enjoy watching so we popped into the City on Saturday evening and again on Sunday. The Beans LOVED it, such a shame that we didn’t have time to see more . . . → Read More: Peterborough Arts Festival in Pictures
Very often when I receive press releases to publish on Mummy Matters, I don’t tend to do anything with them other than pop them in the trash (sorry). But the odd one or two will stand out for me if it is something I am interested in, if it’s something I think will benefit my . . . → Read More: Are we being fair to Dads?
We had a very busy weekend with Lollibop on Saturday and a family Christening on Sunday so Monday was all about chilling out at home doing nothing in particular. In the afternoon we had a visit from a lovely friend and her four children so that kept the Beans entertained for a while and gave . . . → Read More: Summer Holidays 2014 – 18th to 21st August
The second week of our summer holidays started out pretty good and not half as stressful as I was expecting it to be but then again I made certain ‘deals’ with myself before the week began;
1. I would find activities to keep the Beans entertained so that they didn’t sit staring at a TV . . . → Read More: Summer Holidays – 4th to 10th August 2014
After a week of glorious sunshine it stands to reason that on the day that we are booked to do Go Ape at Sherwood Pines the heavens would open up and it would pour down with rain and thunder like the Gods were playing ten pin bowling!!
Just a snippet of those photographs though, . . . → Read More: Our weekend in pictures – 20/07/14 #OWIP
From the moment I found out I was pregnant with Little Bean, the worries began. Will my baby be ok, will I be a good Mum – pretty much all the worries that most parents have. Of course she arrived safely, followed by her younger brothers and with each one, new worries came along . . . → Read More: Keep talking to your children . . .
Today Hubby and I are celebrating our 7th Wedding Anniversary and it pleases me no end that the sun is shining as strong today as it did 7 years ago because it brings all those happy memories of our perfect day flooding back (minus the sore toe which I split open the day before . . . → Read More: It’s 7 years since I married my best friend . . .
Last Tuesday our day started out really well with a scrummy breakfast at The Yacht Club. Breakfast is always a meal which goes down well with our Beans and it was great to watch them tucking in. Curly took charge of drinks and made sure that everyone had what they wanted. Little Bean was delighted . . . → Read More: This time last week: Butlins – Getting stuck in!
I never like to announce when we are going on our holibobs, I don’t think it pays to tell the world that our house will be empty for any length of time so please excuse me the lack of build up to our Butlins break. This time last week we were almost at our destination, . . . → Read More: This time last week: our Butlins break was just beginning!
Last Sunday didn’t go quite as we had planned. Beanie Boy was having a sleepover at my Aunt’s house with Nanna but unfortunately he became ill through the night and was sick a number of times. The plan had been for him to spend the day with Nanna whilst Daddy, the remaining Beans and myself . . . → Read More: Just a quiet Sunday . . .