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Three ways I’m taking time out for myself this season

As a parent I find it pretty difficult to take time out for myself. There’s always something that needs doing – whether it’s household chores, life admin, attending appointments, or just simply responding to the constant demands of young…

Harry at four months old

How are you four months old already? Seriously, these days are flying by and I’m desperately trying to savour these last months, whilst you’re still a relatively ‘new baby’. It won’t be long now until you’re sitting up, sleeping…

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A Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor theme park

We absolutely loved Drayton’s Magical Christmas last year, so were looking forward to attending again this year on the opening weekend. Now in its tenth year, the Magical Christmas event is the perfect family day out and is a…

#MySundayPhoto – Fun at the fairground

We started to get into the (dare I say it?) Christmas spirit this weekend with a trip to Drayton Manor’s Magical Christmas. As well as enjoying the rides in Thomas Land and meeting Father Christmas, we also had a…

Paddington 2 at Cineworld Superscreen

A family viewing of Paddington 2 in Superscreen

This weekend we enjoyed a family trip to our local Cineworld to watch Paddington 2 in Superscreen. We loved the first Paddington, so we were looking forward to seeing the return of everyone’s favourite bear on the film’s opening…

#MySundayPhoto – Twinning

I haven’t taken any photos at all this week, so I’m sharing this one I took a couple of weeks back with my little man. I’m not much of a selfie taker, but love this one I snapped in…

#MySundayPhoto – Multitasking

So, I’ve finally figured out how to leave the house before midday! Not only is our baby fed, but our toddler is kept occupied leaving me to pack the endless number of things we’ll require for our hour out…#winning.…

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Making school lunch more fun

Trying to think of new ideas and ingredients to make a packed lunch more fun is a constant challenge of mine. Not least because Taylor’s lunch is usually thrown together in a hurry on the morning before we rush…

#MySundayPhoto – Making friends

Last week we visited our local farm park. It’s free during term time, so is the perfect trip out when Taylor starts climbing the walls. Her speech has come on so much over the last six months and animals…