How To Survive Flying With A Toddler

During the School Holidays, we had a family break to Spain.  This was our first time of flying with a Toddler Rowan with his own seat.  In order to ensure a successful and stress free fight, I decided that we needed to prepare well for our journey.  Here are a few tips to help your…

Parenting Alphabet Challenge

Thanks to Dirt, Diggers and Dinosaurs for nominating me for the #parentingalphabetchallenge and to Yule Times for creating it. When we are in the car we often play ‘The Alphabet Game’ to ease boredom.  This is usually dinosaurs, countries, train names and more recently Harry Potter characters. Here is my A to Z of Parenting! A – Adulting…

Maidstone Museum

The Easter Holidays are fast approaching and that can often be a little hard on the bank of Mum, Dad, Grandma, Grandad etc!  Everything the kids want to do seems to cost a fortune.  We were absolutely delighted when  a couple of years ago we discovered a local scheme called Wheels of Time.  We came…

Why You Should Make Easter Cards With Your Toddler!

Crafting is very marmite when it comes to parenting.  You either love it or you hate it. As you can guess by my blog name, I’m definitely in the love it camp.  Craft doesn’t have to be something to be dreaded.  It can be lots of fun and it’s also really great for child development….

5 Tips To Get Your Birthday Card on CBeebies

I have been incredibly fortunate to have made my boys eight birthday cards and have them all shown on CBeebies.  Some may say that there is an element of luck to it and I’m sure that is the case however I also think that from making these cards, I can offer a little bit of…

Five Reasons Why Your Child Should Learn The Ocarina

If you follow my blog, you’ll know that I am a huge advocate for children learning music and being exposed to the amazing world of music in all its forms.  I have written before about the benefits of singing and so this time I thought I’d talk about beginning to play an instrument. I’d like…

If I Had One Million Followers…

This month the #OtherMothers challenge was to think about what you would do if you had a million followers.  This one had me stumped for a little while.  My initial reaction when I first saw the topic was that I would want to use the platform as a power for good and to spread the…