“Do you wanna build a snowman?” . . . “Nope, we want to build a den!!”
Well, to be fair it IS Autumn and there isn’t much snow around, plus we haven’t got magical powers. BUT we have got an imagination and that’s all it takes (ok plus a few random materials from around the house) to make a den!! I have to admit that building dens with my children was […]
Lessons with Little Bean #1
On Sunday Little Bean and I managed to sneak off for a couple of hours by ourselves for some girly time. We believe it’s important to spend some one-on-one time with the children so that they aren’t always treated as a group. They are each individuals in their own right and so spending time on […]
End of Year 1 for Little Bean – let the summer holidays begin!!
I don’t remember each school year flying by so quickly when I was at school do you? This morning marked the end of Year 1 for Little Bean and I feel quite sad about it really. She has had a really good year at school this year, her teacher has been lovely and has definitely […]
A different kettle of fish – Siblings
When you have more than one child, you fully expect them to be different from their siblings. Sure, they might look like each other, they might have similar mannerisms and the like but on the whole, unless they are born under the same star signs they often tend to be very different and nothing could […]
Happy 6th Birthday Little Bean!
How can it be that this beautiful little lady has been in our lives for 6 years already. I still remember the day that she was born like it was yesterday, it was hot sunshine and I had to have a fan constantly blowing on me in hospital (we were allowed them at the time). […]
This time last week: Butlins – Day 5 – The Diner and home time . . .
All too soon our Butlins break was drawing to a close but thankfully we had planned ahead and had done all of our packing the night before which meant that we still had a full morning to enjoy all that Butlins had to offer one last time. Capturing memories As I had planned we managed […]
Our Lillie is no shrinking violet, in a family of boys she has a lot to put up with but she certainly gives as good as she gets.