But I Don’t Want To Go To School…

This is something I’ve been hearing a lot recently; ‘But I don’t want to go to school.’ I don’t think I was expecting to hear something like this from Erin for at least another couple of years. The week following the Easter holidays is when Erin’s funded education hours finally kicked in. After waiting since January we were finally able to make the most of her being entitled to 30 free hours. Erin started a new nursery in January but seemed to settle in immediately and she got excited about going near enough every day. The setting, a Montessori nursery,

5 Ways To Spend A Summer Evening With The Family

We’re are in the middle of a pretty hot heatwave (or, you know, that thing called summer) at the moment and sometimes, it’s just too hot to go out in the middle of the day. As much as Erin would love to be out playing in the garden or at the park all of the time, it’s just not practical. If you have children that are old enough to stay up maybe that bit later, early evening is a much more comfortable time to be outside. Here are 5 ways to spend a summer evening with the family: Play in

How To Save Time At Home & Spend More Time As A Family

A couple of months back I quit my job at Sainsbury’s to work full time from home. It was scary as hell. Working from home means putting in a lot of hours and burning the candle at both ends some days. This doesn’t leave a lot of time for cooking and cleaning and I don’t want to spend precious time that could be spent with my family doing these things instead. I recently went on a mission to figure out how to save time at home and spend more time as a family! I have found some fantastic products to