October Blog Tag | 35 Questions All About Me

I have recently been tagged in the October Blog Tag – 35 questions all about me. To play along just copy all of my questions and answers and then rewrite them with your own. Tag…

12 Of The Best Free Boredom Busters For Kids

It is so hard sometimes knowing what to do when the kids are constantly screaming “I’m bored!”. I have this even more now we are homeschooling so I thought I would share a few of…

30 Of The Best Christmas Gifts For 9 Year Old Boys

Christmas Gifts for 9 Year Old Boys I know it is a little early to be thinking about Christmas, however, as Freddie turns nine just after I always need to be prepared in advance. This…

Easy Autumnal Squash and Chicken Tray Bake Recipe

I absolutely love this time of year. The leaves are starting to go a lovely orange colour, the nights are drawing in and the vegetables are just amazing. We popped to Aldi at the weekend…

How To Have A North Pole Breakfast

North Pole Breakfast is soon to be upon us. The Elf on the Shelf was first introduced to me 4 years ago and instantly I loved the idea (I am a bit mad for Christmas!). Freddie was…

Halloween Ideas and Elf On the Shelf

If you are looking for Halloween Ideas then check out what we get up to!! We love Halloween in this house and it is normally the first time the Elf on the Shelf makes his…

5 ways sports for kids are great for children’s development 

We know that active children are less likely to suffer from chronic illnesses such as obesity, diabetes, heart problems, and high blood pressure. But physical exercise also helps children to grow and stimulates their physical…

11 Fun Things To Do With Your Kids This Summer

11 Fun Things to Do with Your Kids This Summer Summertime is here, and that means fun in the sun with your kids. It is a great time to create lasting memories together. The lack…

10 Swimming Must Haves For Children Over 5 Years Old

10 Swimming Must Haves For Children Over 5 Years Old For most kids, summer is the time to relax and enjoy the warm sunshine. A summer break isn’t complete without a trip to the beach…

6 Summer Activities to Help Fathers Bond with Their Children

6 Summer Activities to Help Fathers Bond with Their Children We all know that the relationship a child forms with their parents from an early age determines how they grow up. The interests they take…

The reasons we have opted for Home Education

Freddie is a very bright and social child, so why have we chosen home education? So why have we opted to homeschool? We have considered this for a number of years. But have always believed…

Life lessons to teach your children before they leave home

We only get 18 summers with our children before they fly the nest. I thought I would write a post about the important life lessons to teach your children before they move out. OMG, this…

10 Best Thank You Teacher Gift Ideas all under £10

Thank you teacher for looking after my very lively child over the last year! I always struggle with knowing what to get Freddie’s teacher at the end of the school term. In fact I normally…

World Environment Day Tag

World Environment Day is Tuesday 5th June, lets raise awareness. How to Play World Environment Day Tag The major issue of plastic pollution has been gaining much awareness lately, thanks to numerous documentaries and high…

How to have a healthy BBQ while on Slimming World

We are travelling to Mauritius in 48 days time and therefore a diet is definitely in order! However, as the weather is so nice at the minute, I am not going to miss out on…