Squeezing out the last of Son Bou at the end of our long weekend . . .


We always knew that our weekend would pass by in the blink of an eye but unfortunately with Hubby’s new job that was all the time that he could afford to take off so we had to be grateful for the opportunity and see it as a chance to see whether a holiday under foreign … Read more

Tips for introducing a new baby to older siblings

Tips for introducing a new baby to older siblings 1

With the imminent arrival of Royal Baby Number two for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge I’ve been asked by baby brand Johnson’s for my top tips on introducing a new baby to older siblings after they carried out research of UK parents for their top tips for settling into life with as a family … Read more

When did we grow up?

grow up

As a parent do you ever find yourself watching your children and seeing a glimpse of your former self? When you see them walking on walls, jumping in puddles or skipping down the street? Do you ever hear yourself saying “get off that wall”, “get out of those puddles you’ll wreck your shoes” or “just … Read more

Saturday Snippets (on Sunday) – 31/01/2015


{Eating} lots of yummy birthday cake! I made a rather delicious (if I do say so myself) Chocolate Hedgehog for Jelly Bean’s second birthday yesterday. Little Bean and Beanie Boy aren’t overly keen on normal birthday cake with jam and cream in the middle but chocolate is always a winner in this house so I … Read more