Getting Everyone Ready for a Special Day Out

We love our family days out and activities. They are a great way to spend some quality time together. Of course, the car journey can be a bit stressful, at least on the way there, but it is definitely worth the effort. If you have a good day, the chances are the kids will be far quieter on the journey home because they are worn out. We’ve found that the key to having a good family day out is preparation. [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on April 25, 2017 Being a Mother No Responses »
Cirque Du Soleil Varekai Review

I had seen Cirque Du Soleil on television before and always thought they were fabulous. When I was asked if I would like to go and see Cirque Du Soleil Varekai Tales of The Forest at the Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham I was very excited! I had an idea of what to expect after seeing them on screen but I had no idea how amazing it would be in ‘real life’.  Cirque Du Soleil transported us to the depths of the [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on March 10, 2017 Being a Mother 26 Responses »
Problems With Baby Weaning

When it came to weaning Bob was a dream! I followed Annabel Karmel’s baby weaning plan and made all of my own purees. I had never heard of baby led weaning 5 years ago. I weaned Bob at 5 months. The guidelines back then suggested weaning between 4 and 6 months whereas now they recommend weaning from 6 months. Bob ate everything that I made for her and she really enjoy all of the different flavours. She moved on to [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on February 23, 2017 Being a Mother 26 Responses »
New Years Resolutions For Kids

New year is approaching and everyone has started to decide upon their New Year’s resolution. So why should the kids stay behind? Though the choices made by the little ones keep changing and is not stable, resolution are meant for kids to find out their life goals and work towards achieving them. One thing that you should know is these resolution is what will keep them focused and feel responsible. Moreover, today’s commitments is what will shape them to be [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on December 29, 2016 Being a Mother 2 Responses »
Peter Rabbit - The Tale Of The Great Squirrel Adventure DVD Giveaway

A new Peter Rabbit DVD is being released on Monday the 24th October and to celebrate I have a copy to giveaway. This is the 5th instalment in Peter’s adventures by Abbey Home Media. The DVD has over 70 minutes of fun and mischief from Peter and his friends. Peter Rabbit – The Tale of the Great Rabbit and Squirrel Adventure features the following episodes:- The Tale of The Rabbit and Squirrel Great Adventure The Tale of Old Brown’s Feather [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on October 20, 2016 Being a Mother 53 Responses »
Oct 052016
Our Bedtime Routine

Our days are so busy! We always seem to be off doing things. School runs, baby groups, baby swimming, Bob’s swimming lessons, Rainbows, dance classes. By the time we have had dinner we are all pretty tired so we try to keep our bedtimes as relaxing as possible. Bow loves having a bath. He gets very excited when I start to run one and he can’t wait to get in. I am not sure how much the splashy, fun bath [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on October 5, 2016 Being a Mother 31 Responses »
Sep 262016
1 Year Old

I can’t believe my little Bow is 1 year old today! The speed at which children grow never fails to amaze me! I feel like I have cherished the moments more the 2nd time around. Bob’s 1st year passed in a sleep deprived haze. I used to dream of a time when we would get some sleep. This time I haven’t allowed myself to do that. I stopped myself from wishing the nights away. I knew that the time would [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on September 26, 2016 Being a Mother 14 Responses »
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