Top 10 Tips for a smooth Christmas – Yes I said the C word!

Christmas is fast approaching and many people turn into a bit of a flap over it. From finance to food, the pressure is definitely on to ensure that Christmas is magical and memorable and it can quite often feel like you are taking the brunt of all of it. I thought it would be quite nice if I gave you a few of my favourite bloggers and personal top tips for ensuring it goes smoothly. Continue reading “Top 10 Tips for a smooth Christmas – Yes I said the C word!”

The Other Side of Mental Health – Being on the receiving end

You may have recently read my anonymous post about mental health and finding a light at the end of the tunnel. Well I can now tell you that this anonymous post was actually from Gareth. You see we have been hiding a massive secret… Continue reading “The Other Side of Mental Health – Being on the receiving end”

Breast Surgery and Body Confidence

We all have parts of us that we don’t like. Even the people we assume to be the most beautiful in the world probably have some underlying issues with their body and the way they look. For me it’s my bottom half of my body. I hate the way it is and I feel like my stomach and the tops of my legs hang. I actually hate the way I look and despite appearing strong and confident on the outside. Continue reading “Breast Surgery and Body Confidence”

Blists Hill Victorian Town – Family Day Out

Yesterday we went on a well needed family day out with my Dad, my brothers and their families. We decided to take a step back into the Victorian times with a visit to Blists Hill. Other variations of the place may be Blitz hill, Blitzes Hill, Blitz Hills ( It’s one of those places that for some reason everyone has a problem saying!) Continue reading “Blists Hill Victorian Town – Family Day Out”

An Interview With A Toddler – Freddie

I was tagged yesterday by the beautiful Laura from Dot Makes 4 in a post where you ask you toddler questions and then share their replies. I LOVE doing these mainly because I like to be as surprised as everyone else by what they come out with. Continue reading “An Interview With A Toddler – Freddie”

Losing a parent makes you rethink your entire life

Until the last few weeks I have thought of pretty much nothing but life and what the purpose of it is. Losing a parent is one of the most surreal experiences I personally have ever gone through. This kind of thing happens to other people, not me! I have helped several friends when they have lost their parents and despite the fact that my mother was quite a poorly lady we never really thought it would happen to her. Continue reading “Losing a parent makes you rethink your entire life”

Ellie’s Thumb Operation – The saga continues

I told you all about Ellie and her crazy thumb the other day and the fact that we were waiting to see a surgeon. We’ve now seen the surgeon and Ellie has had an operation so I thought I should probably update everyone and tell you about experience with the crazy thumb!

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Kids Email – Review

Everyone in these times has an email address or sometimes multiple email addresses. The main problems we all find especially as parents is spam email which sometimes are very inappropriate and a nuisance but we learn to ignore it, delete it or are able to spot when it is a scam email which is becoming more common. Continue reading “Kids Email – Review”

At what point do we actually grow up? Thinking about life

What point do you think we as people grow up? Is it when we leave school? Pass our driving test? Have our own children? Do you have a moment where you have sat and thought shit oh man , I’m grown up now? OK I’m guessing you’re wondering what on earth I am talking about but yesterday I had a moment where I thought ‘oh god, I’m the grown up!’ Continue reading “At what point do we actually grow up? Thinking about life”

Wonderbly’s Incredible Personalised Books – Review

One of the best things as a parent I think,  Is the time before your child goes to bed, you’ve tucked them in and now it’s time to go to sleep and what a better way to send them off with sweet dreams is by reading a bed time story book.

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