Is that a girls toy or a boys toy? Isn't a question I have found myself asking as a parent. It's a toy, it doesn't have a gender, it's for children to play with boy or girl does it matter what colour it is? This week I went to the shops with my 4 year … Continue reading The Great Toy Debate
Are you a planner or a free spirit? I must admit I'm more of a planner, I don't do well with spur of the moment decisions and I hate having my routine upset but this week that all changed. I took a few days off work (which is very unlike me) and didn't plan anything … Continue reading Letting Go
We all know the story you pull back the curtains and are faced with a carpet of the white stuff, in our house that means mad excitement to get wellies on and out to play. Except not everybody is so keen on the snow. My littlest hates it, the minute those little feet touch the … Continue reading Snow Day Play
This is our second Christmas as a family of four and probably the first Christmas where my oldest girl is really starting to notice what all the fuss is about. So this year we have decided to change things a little, we will still have Santa and presents but as well as receiving we have … Continue reading A New Tradition
In today's world there seems to be a constant need for our children to grow up, move on to the next stage and a rush to comment to other parents about our children's progress through life. When I had my first baby everything was a rush, when would they start solids, when could I move … Continue reading Let Them Be Little
I haven't written a blog post in forever! I've started many but have never managed to finish them, be it writers block, life interruptions or illness they clutter up my virtual desktop a jumble of half written, half finished words.A lot has changed here recently, and a lot of it has been hard to deal … Continue reading Finding my Tribe
I've thought a lot this week about what the future holds for my children, what is the world going to be like for them in later years and I watched that horrible news footage of the Manchester bombing and the aftermath.