I don't know about you, but I love a good kids magazine. It has the power to entertain your child for a good portion of the afternoon! But sometimes I buy magazines and they just don't capture my sons attention, so I was really excited to be able to review CBeebies Magazine and see … Continue reading Mum on a Mission Reviews – CBeebies Magazine
The letter arrived last week - a slightly more exciting letter than others I have received lately! The one where they say your little baby son (or daughter) is now old enough to apply for a place at school. A place in Reception Class. I am filled with a mixture of excitement that my … Continue reading Choosing a school – am I a proper mum now!
So I am now one month in to being a mum of two crazy kids, and thought I would share my wisdom (ha ha!) with you all on how to cope with two. There are some tips in here that I had read elsewhere and have worked brilliantly and a few tips that I … Continue reading Tips for dealing with two
Everyday my little boy gets more and more independent. At first I loved it - it meant he could crawl and I didn't have to carry him any more. It meant I could eat my own dinner whilst he ate his own by himself. It meant that I could ask him what was wrong rather … Continue reading Independence VS Motherhood
With the arrival of a new baby Ridler in 2015, it got me thinking about what kind of parent I am. I guess with our first child we decide before they are born how we think we will parent them, the choices we might make, and then when they actually arrive our whole worlds are … Continue reading Mix and Match Parenting
Three or so months ago I embarked on something huge - I signed Sam up to "swim-a-song" lessons. I thought it would be a fun activity we could do together, time with a church friend and her baby, and also hopefully I would meet some new people and start some great friendships. Everyone is always … Continue reading Screaming, splashing and a whole lot of laughing
So yesterday was the day - the move from the cot to the big boy bed. All was going smoothly the day of the move. Sam was excited about it, he even helped daddy take the rails off the cot and screw it back into a toddler bed. The toys had been lined up in … Continue reading Mum on a mission vs The move to the big boy bed …..
We all like getting parcels in the mail, right?! So today I wanted to share with you a brand new project that I have just come across that will give your child one of the best things in the mail ever - a better understanding of the bible! The Treasure Box People are a new … Continue reading Treasure in little boxes
I love my son, and like all parents, I think he is the most amazing little human being that ever existed! I am not sure if that is something that is just uploaded into your brain when you give birth, but you just see awe and wonder in some of the things that they can … Continue reading Toddler Tales – Being a proud mummy
So it is once again time to introduce another Guest Blog post - once again by my talented and amazing husband (he will be hitting me right now for saying that!). I hope you enjoy: The innocent memory Being the father of an adventurous and (more than) slightly crazy 18 month old boy is incredible; … Continue reading The Innocent Memory