Category: Navigating Mummyhood

Autumn Crafts for Toddlers

We love a bit of arts and crafts here no matter the time of year, but I definitely think that Autumn really lends itself to crafts and there are lots of things that can be done with little kids and toddlers very easily.  There also tends to be a lot of glitter involved and I […]

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mental health awareness week

Mental Health Awareness Week Ideas for the Family

Before I had my twins I would never have thought about my mental health.  I didn’t think I needed to, but that is the thing about your mental health it can change.  Who knows why this concept seemed so alien to me.  I mean I am not surprised when I am physically well and then […]

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Breakfast

An ode to the Morning Routine for Kids

For World Poetry Day I am offering this little ditty.  It is the tale of one woman’s struggle (mine!) with the morning routine for kids.  Try as I might and I try a thousand different things; we are more often than not, running late in the mornings.  The morning routine is a killer for me.  […]

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First Week of School

So that is it; all of my babies are at school.  After the initial excitement of the first week of school activities and how busy everything has been I must admit that I had a wobbly first week of being a SAHM without any kids at home.  The girls were so excited for the first […]

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Autumn Date Night Ideas

Do you set aside time for a ‘date night’ regularly?  We haven’t had a set night before, but now that the kids are all at school during the week and we have a more set routine we are planning to have a regular date night every week.  Let’s face it though once you start adding […]

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Mini Mode – London Kids Fashion Week

The 13th September marks the start of London Fashion Week, but did you know that it also marks the start of London Kids Fashion Week?  I have to say I didn’t until I was invited to attend the Mini Mode show which will run again for the fourth consecutive year.  There is a two-day runway […]

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Our Family Holiday in France

Well hello there my lovely readers!  For those of you who regularly read my ramblings we are back from our family holiday in France.  If you are new here then I am thrilled you decided to pop by!  So in case you didn’t know we just spent a month away on our annual family holiday […]

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Raising Earth Friendly Kids

Raising Earth-friendly kids and improving your family’s health at the same time The Earth has given so much to us, but we are yet to give back to it properly. We’ve built a civilization in its grounds and climbed atop of the food chain without much regard for other species or the nature surrounding us. […]

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selfless mother

Is being a selfless mother being a good mother?

Let’s face it the minute you have a baby everything else seems to fade away and nothing is more important that than baby.  But, it is such a massive change it may not instantly feel right that everything to do with you is now secondary.  This is where that dreaded mum guilt comes into play.  […]

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Holiday Time

Holiday Time

 It’s Holiday Time!! To my regular readers, firstly thanks for being here at all and perhaps noticing that I am being a bit quiet at the moment.  If you are new to the blog then hello and sorry that you join me at a quiet time; usually I rarely shut up!  It is summer in […]

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