Category: Navigating Mummyhood

school lunch ideas for picky eaters

School Lunch Ideas for Picky Eaters

School Lunch Ideas for Picky Eaters I am in possession of a very picky eater.  So picky that his teachers requested that he be changed to packed lunches as he was refusing to eat anything from the hot school lunches and so was hungry and distracted during the afternoon.  That sent the problem of his […]

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how to prepare your child for school

How to Prepare your Child for School

How to Prepare your Child for School Starting school for the very first time can be daunting and overwhelming and that is just for you as the parent!  So how can you set your child up to succeed when they start school?  How can you help them to be school ready?  I am certainly no […]

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Mummy Tag

Mummy Tag

Today I am joining in with the Mummy Tag created by Emily Norris.  You can see her answers over on her you tube channel.  I was tagged by Coralie @mylifeasmumuk thanks for including me.  The mummy tag is all about answering some questions on your mothering experiences so you will also find out a bit more […]

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Protecting Children from the Sun

Protecting Children from the Sun with Mustela UK

As a child of the 70s I am very lucky that my mother was not of the sunflower oil on the skin persuasion and did actually put sunscreen on us…  As a mother in the 2000’s I am super paranoid about protecting my children’s skin from the effects of the sun.  Nowadays we all know […]

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Wizzy Willow's First Day at school

Whizzy Willow’s First Day at School – Book Review

Recently we were sent (POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS)  Whizzy Willow’s First Day at School for review.  I was really looking forward to this one as my girls will be having their own first day at school in September and I have been looking for tools to help me get them ready for the next step in […]

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A-Z of Parenting

My A-Z of Parenting

I haven’t taken part in a blogging tag or challenge for a while, but I liked the sound of this one.  The challenge is to come use all 26 letters of the alphabet to describe what parenting means to you and A-Z of parenting.  Regular readers will know that I love nothing better than a […]

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twin toddlers

Surviving Twin Toddlers

Surviving Twin Toddlers… Having twins is a blessing they say and they are right!  It is an amazing journey being mother to twins and watching the dynamics of their unique relationship is nothing short of fascinating, but… Have you ever heard the phrase ‘one is none; two is twenty’ well never was that more true […]

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TV for mummy

Tired Mummy Friendly TV

If you are a regular reader you may have gathered that I spend a lot of time running about either dropping kids where they need to be, collecting them or entertaining two preschoolers.  The result of all this is at the end of the day my brain is fried.  I just want to sit quietly […]

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back to school

Back to School

Back to School again So it is already that time again… Time for the kids to go back to school.  If you are a regular reader then you will know that these holidays have been pretty tough round these parts so in many ways I shall be relieved to start the school term again, but […]

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dreadful mummy day

Dreadful Mummy Day

  Today was a dreadful mummy day in our household.  Most of the time I love the school holidays as we don’t have the morning rush, but for some reason today the wheels completely came off.  I have been having a difficult mummy week if I am honest and I am not really sure why.  […]

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