With a wonderful daughter, I can wholeheartedly admit that life changes when you become a parent. But the first time around, it can certainly be an emotional and overwhelming journey to embark on. You have no clue what to expect and how you are going to handle things, and often the best advice is just to take each day as it comes and follow that maternal instinct.
With the school holidays fast approaching it’s time to start thinking about how you are going to keep your little ones entertained this summer. Whether you have an energetic child who wants to explore new adventure every day or a relaxed baby who is happy to stay in the garden all summer, you’ll have to summer-proof their wardrobe. Which is why I have teamed up Donaghy’s to put together a roundup of 5 of the best shoes for your little one’s school holidays. Juju jellie shoes These shoes allow your little ones to play in
AD | Collaborative post I don’t really think it matters whether you have a son, daughter or a mix of both, there will always be things you want to tell them as they get older. It got me thinking about some of the things I want Erin to know as she grows up and what life lessons I want to teach her. I think there are lots of things I wish I knew and I wish someone had talked to me about more. It’s okay to make mistakes Believe me, I made a million mistakes
AD | Collaborative post Life with a toddler can be pretty tricky sometimes. Okay, it can be tricky a lot of the time actually. There are plenty of days where I wish I had either a different house all together or at least, had some things done to it that would make our lives a whole lot easier. Bathrooms can be a place full of accidents waiting to happen so here are some ways to make your bathroom child friendly. Showers Instead Of Baths One of our biggest problems is that we only have a
It looks like spring is finally on its way and the bad weather is nearly behind us. Erin loves being outside and would probably spend most of her time outside if she could get away with it. Last month, before the snow came, I attempted to get some new grass seed down and Erin was so interested in what I was doing. This got me thinking about how to get children interested in gardening. I think it’s really important to let children explore and get dirty and this is something Erin is really good at.
Being a kid at Easter is great. You get armfuls of chocolate Easter eggs, delicious treats and often gifts or money. But Easter also means a long half-term holiday, which leaves parents questioning: Just what can you do when the sugar hype has worn off? Here are some fun Easter-themed ways to keep your children happy during the upcoming school holiday. Decorate and Paint Decorating eggs is an old tradition that dates back hundreds of years. It’s also a great way to spend a fun few hours with your kids! You could paint patterns, emojis,
It’s only been recently that Erin has really gotten into soft toys. I think this is probably because we didn’t have too many for her as a baby so she never really had them around. However, over the past couple of months she’s really shown a lot of interest in soft toys and tends to have a couple she likes more than others. We were recently sent a couple of items from the Snuggletime Winnie the Pooh plush range for Erin and they are gorgeous! There are three characters available in the Snuggletime Winnie the Pooh
Last year I feel like we went away an awful lot, probably too much. Due to Erin’s traumatic birth we really didn’t do anything much at all in 2016 and I really wanted to make up for that last year. While going away is lovely and I do love going, I would also really like to do some more things a bit closer to home. We live in beautiful Norfolk and there is so much to do here. There will still be a few holidays thrown in to the mix as well… for good measure