Mealtimes are often not fun times when you have small kids. I know this, and I totally feel you. I know I’m not the only mama trying to catch spaghetti mid-air before it hits my once clean walls. Let’s not even talk about the stupid cream carpet (whose idea was that anyway?!) I’m certainly not… Read More The Stress Free Mama’s Guide to Meal Times
This weekend I went away to London for a friend’s 30th birthday. I could have just gone for the night and come straight home, left Saturday morning and come home Sunday morning. But I decided to extend the trip, leave on Friday evening and return Sunday evening. Booking the trip has made me think a… Read More How to Prioritise Self Care Activities as a Mama
It’s probably a bit late for me to start worrying about parenting styles now, specifically my own, but it’s something I’ve been thinking about a lot. In fact, it’s something I think about a lot in general, especially if we’ve had a bad few days. So many parenting styles to choose from.. No… Read More What Kind of Mum Do I Want to Be?
Sometimes being at home with the kids full time feels like the same day is on repeat over and over… and over… Like Groundhog day. There are days that can only be described as Groundhog day in my house. Before anyone jumps on me, I’m not for one minute suggesting that the life of a… Read More Groundhog Day… Again
Why do kids eat mud? Maybe because they’re potential geniuses… Bear with me. I’m a firm believer that kids have to get things wrong before they get them right. Every mistake we make is a learning opportunity, even as adults. In December it’s usually too cold to go out without a coat on. What’s the… Read More Why do Kids Eat Mud: Could your Child be a Genius?