Improving Learning in Your Children’s Nursery

As a nursery, parents place their trust in you to provide care and attention for their child. Your role is an important one, with evidence that early years education is critical in the development of children. This means not only providing a safe and caring environment, but one that nurtures and educates, creating an ethos that encourages children, irrespective of their likes and dislikes or ability. But, how do you go about improving learning already on offer at your nursery? [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on June 6, 2017 Being a Mother 12 Responses »
Losing Your-self to Mother-hood?

When you enter motherhood, you have to wave goodbye to some of the prized pre-baby experiences. Regular date nights, daily showers and lay-ins past 7 am are just a few. However, it is important to remember that you are still a person and you still deserve you time. It is true that as a mum, you are responsible for your child’s well-being, but that doesn’t mean deserting your own. Give yourself that permission; you don’t need it from anyone else. [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on June 3, 2017 Being a Mother 1 Response »
Happy 6th Birthday Baby Girl!

We have been so busy with birthday celebrations and party planning that I am a little late posting Bob’s 6th birthday video. I am still in shock over the fact that my baby girl is 6 years old! How did that happen? We have had a wonderful few days which ended with a Trolls themed party. More about that later. For now here is a little video of my little girl’s 6th year. I have made a video every year [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on May 30, 2017 Being a Mother 9 Responses »
May 292017
Lost In Translation

I always worry about being able to speak the language when I visit places in other countries. I like to make an effort to learn some of the language as I feel rude expecting people to speak English in their own country. I studied French for 5 years at high school and although my French is quite rusty it comes back to me when I use it on a daily basis. By the time our holiday in Disneyland Paris came [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on May 29, 2017 Uncategorized No Responses »
How To Use Annie Sloane Chalk Paint

I am obsessed with Annie Sloane chalk paint at the moment. Every time I look at a piece of furniture I see it in a different colour.  We have some acacia wood furniture in our living that my husband will not let me replace. It cost quite a bit and it is good quality. I loved it when we first bought it but the orange colour is hard to match things with I have recently bought new furniture and I [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on May 23, 2017 Home Improvements 12 Responses »
A Great Way To Travel

We have just returned from an amazing holiday in Disneyland Paris! I am looking forward to sharing our fabulous holiday with you. I took hundreds of photos, Bob had the time of her life and Bow loved meeting all of the characters! First I wanted to tell you about our journey. I am not a fan of flying. I hate taking off and landing! I will fly if needed but I don’t like it. We thought about getting the ferry [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on May 17, 2017 Activities 11 Responses »
Win tickets to The Baby Show at NEC Birmingham – 19th to 21st May

This May get ready to enjoy a fantastic shopping experience at the UK’s leading pregnancy and parenting event of the year. The Baby Show with MadeForMums will be taking place from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st May, at the NEC Birmingham. Find everything you need for bump, baby and you – with amazing offers all in one place, for three days only! The show is a great way to get hands on and try before you buy. Brand and product [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on May 2, 2017 Being a Mother 15 Responses »