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NAVIGATING PARENTHOOD SINCE 2011

One day of chaos at a time
Birthday

Happy Birthday to our little boy

This time 5 years ago I was sat in a hospital nervously preparing to meet our number two and preparing to go from doting mummy of one to the unknown – mummy of two.  Yes it’s birthday time for one of our littles and this weekend marks the start of crazy birthday season in our […]

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funny parenting tips

The only parenting tip you will ever need!

OK I have cracked it! I have got the only parenting tip you will ever need!  If you have this in your parenting arsenal you are all set.  Your sanity can be saved so what is this amazing parenting tip?  Drum roll please…………………………………. What?  I hear you cry…  I am serious excuses are your best […]

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Why I love running and you can too!

Before I start this one I just want to make it clear that I don’t write this to brag about how fast my running is or the weight I have lost.  I write it only to say it can be done.  Even if you have just had a baby and you think you will never […]

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activities to do with kids

10 Great Things to Do with Kids over the holidays

So the Easter Holidays are upon us!  I have said before that I love the school holidays but I know that for many the thought of entertaining littles all day for several weeks is daunting.  Honestly that part is a bit of a source stress for me too, but that is outweighed by the sheer joy […]

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craft ideas

Easter and Spring Craft Ideas for Toddlers

As I write this post it is pouring with rain and has been ALL DAY!!  With the Easter holidays fast approaching I started thinking about what we would do should it rain the whole time and thought that we would share some of my Easter and spring craft ideas for toddlers in case you were […]

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Healthy snacks

Ham and Courgette Tortilla

I love love love this recipe!  It is so simple and yet so very tasty.  This used to be my go to lunch when I worked in the city and was trying to be healthy.  You can prepare it the night before and then either toast at work if there is a sandwich press or […]

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bad behaviour

A mother of a challenge – dealing with bad behaviour

Last week was a parenting minefield for us and really has been a mother of a challenge.  It was challenging for both of us, but because I am the one at home most of the time I bore the brunt of dealing with some bad behaviour from all of the kids.  It was a long […]

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After school snack

Oat and Strawberry Cookies – After School Snack

It is Friday and for us that means Treat Day.  This means that on a Friday I bring the littles an after school snack that they recognise as being a treat and we have a babycino when we get home.  Usually that means I bring biscuits or cookies to school.  That doesn’t mean I can’t […]

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kids healthy snack energy balls

Kids Friendly Energy Balls – After School Snack

This is the After School Snack that I am most excited about for this week.  I am excited about energy balls for two reasons 1) because they are so delicious and nutritious and 2) because they are getting my kids to eat things they would gladly tell you they hate!  Victory is mine….  (I am […]

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homemade fruit roll ups

Homemade Fruit Roll Ups – After School Snack

My kids love a fruit roll up and we buy a lot of them.  The supermarket ones don’t have any nasties in them as far as I can tell except for preservatives, but they are rather expensive and there is quite a lot of packaging involved.  The main thing I can’t stand are the collectible […]

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