It is really important to me that my children are in bed at a reasonable time and that they stay in bed and go to sleep. I can give parenting my full energy, passion and commitment when I know that I am going to get a few hours to myself in the evening to recharge. It's my 'me' time, the time that I use to work on this blog, exercise and relax. Without it and three children to care for full time I Read More.
It's very important to me that my family eat good quality, nutritious food and we all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In an ideal world I would lovingly prepare a home cooked breakfast for my family every morning. The reality is that our mornings are usually pretty rushed and we give our children a bowl of cereal most mornings as the easy option. I make sure I choose sugar Read More.
I am not a girl who does things by halves. If I am going to do something, I am going to do it massive stylee. So when I wanted children I decided I was going to have lots of children. Initially I had imagined a small herd of children, possibly dressed in Von Trap style outfits, singing harmonies to my Julie Andrews. One child later and I downgraded that plan to four. Four children, all well behaved, Read More.
Today I took the children to the shops to pick up a few bits and pieces. As I browsed my local Mothercare my children started playing with an offensively pink toy, so I took a look at it. What I saw prompted me to write this blog post, here is the Fisher Price laugh and learn magical musical mirror ; If you would like to read more details it is available on Amazon. Basically it's a vanity mirror Read More.
A new picture has taken pride of place on the mantlepiece in our home. The illustration of Gandalf (Lord Of The Rings) that used to occupy that spot is sulking on a different wall. Other pictures in my home hoping to get some mantlepiece action post Gandalf are positively disgruntled. This is the picture that came straight into our house and stole the top spot. It is a beautiful picture of the Read More.
Having given birth three times in the last six years I am truly grateful for the fantastic midwives who have cared for me before, during and after giving birth. I am going to share with you a few of the more memorable moments with the midwives who have cared for me. When I had my first baby I was induced. The process took three days, and three nights and I was cared for by a number of midwives but Read More.