When I initially started to think about writing this post about my ‘happy’ moments in a day, one of the first which sprang to mind was bedtime. Not my bedtime, the children’s bedtime. But then I thought it might be portrayed wrongly; that I can’t wait to get my children out of my . . . → Read More: Why bedtimes are so special . . .
Hubby went back to work for the day today but dare I say it, we didn’t miss him. Now that’s not being mean, we had already made plans to spend the day with our friends MumtoC and MasterC. When Little Bean got dressed this morning I had to laugh as she reached for her . . . → Read More: October Half Term 2013 – Thursday
Last night we received a message from Karin to say that Ella had fallen down the stairs and had broken her arm. When I told Little Bean this morning she said straight away that she wanted to do a picture for her friend. She made this picture as well as some cute foam daffodils and . . . → Read More: October Half Term 2013 – Wednesday
It’s amazing how quickly time passes you by, it only feels like last week that we went to London to have breakfast at Rainforest Cafe but it was actually almost a month ago now. It seems a little silly to be writing about something so long ago but this blog is here as my . . . → Read More: Family fun in London – part 2
For some time now my friend Karin has been enjoying a #familyfilmnight on a regular basis with her family, I kept telling Hubby about it and said that we should do something similar with our children. I think it’s nice to have a tradition, something for the family to look forward to and so eventually . . . → Read More: We love our #familyfilmnight
It’s hard to believe that the summer holidays only finished just over a week ago. The second the holidays were over, the sunshine crawled back into it’s hideaway and sent the cold wind and rain to take it’s place. This morning as I sat looking out of my windows with my heating back on (yes, . . . → Read More: Holiday memories . . .
If you have children then you can pretty much guarantee your life will be far from mundane. Children have this way of livening things up, bringing joy to some of the most uneventful activities. Playing on a swing isn’t just playing on a swing, it’s a rope in the jungle getting . . . → Read More: What ordinary family moments do you look forward to?
You may (or may not – sob sob) have noticed that I have been a bit quiet in the last week, well that’s because I have been on holiday to Wales for a much needed break with my beautiful family. Every morning we woke up and looked directly at this gorgeous view – how lucky . . . → Read More: Have you missed me?
Verbal or non-verbal communication is absolutely vital for the promotion of wellbeing within the family. If you don’t know how someone is feeling then how can you help them should they need assistance?
From the moment of birth human beings learn how to communicate with one another, sometimes it’s only as people get older . . . → Read More: Why is communicating with all members of your family important?
We had a late start to our day today, yesterday ended on a tetchy note with the tiddlers since they were extremely overtired from missing out on their daytime naps so today I decided to stay at home and have a quite day for them to recharge their batteries. Whilst they chilled out with a . . . → Read More: Summer Holidays 2013 – Day 17