Losing A Best Friend: The Kids Are Moving Too!

Losing A Best Friend The Kids Are Moving Too

It’s no secret that we are moving soon (less than 2 weeks to go now), and I have talked a lot about the ups and downs of organising a huge move. At the end of July we will be moving as a family to a new home just over 100 miles from where we live now. Lots of things are inevitably going to change for us as a family, nearly all of them for the better. Not only are we moving to a more affordable part of the country (bye bye beloved London taaaahn), we are going to have more space than we’ve ever had, more access to green space, and more time to spend together. Continue reading “Losing A Best Friend: The Kids Are Moving Too!”

Holidays With Kids: Our Caravan Weekend

Holidays With Kids Caravan

We are very lucky that Mr C’s dad decided that he wanted to retire to a caravan this year. Literally, he sold his house, bought a caravan in Hastings, and now lives his days chilling out in his very cool not-so-little den! What this means for us is that we pretty much have the perfect family holiday destination ready made for almost whenever we fancy a break! Continue reading “Holidays With Kids: Our Caravan Weekend”

Individuality: Is My Child An Extension Of Me?

Individuality Is My Child An Extension Of Me

I’ve been thinking about the freedom I give my kids to be individual, to be themselves, and to express themselves. On the whole, I think I do this pretty well, but then I started thinking about the things I’m not so great at letting go of. And then of course there’s the other side to the argument; should I be entirely responsible for their actions, good bad and ugly? And actually, how much do I want praise for the things that they do? Continue reading “Individuality: Is My Child An Extension Of Me?”