• Christmas: Our Activity Advent Calendar

    30th November 2017

    This year, instead of buying Dexter an advent calendar, we have decided to create an Activity Advent Calendar.

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  • Working from Home: Is it All it’s Cracked Up to Be?

    28th November 2017

    Whilst I was on maternity leave I dreamt endlessly of being a working from home Mum. I envisaged catching up with emails while the baby napped peacefully next to me; drinking lots of coffee on the comfort of my sofa and having a really productive time whilst saving loads of money on childcare.

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  • Living Arrows 2017: 48/52

    27th November 2017

    This year I am joining in with What the Redhead Said‘s project Living Arrows which is all about celebrating childhood.  “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” -Kahlil Gibran

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  • Dexter’s 18 Month Update

    22nd November 2017

    I feel as if reaching 18 months old is such a massive milestone for any child. Dexter is certainly no longer a baby, but a fully fledged toddler who is practising language, strutting his stuff and exercising his independence whenever he can. Here is what is new this month.

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  • Toddler Christmas Gift Guide

    21st November 2017

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Or most stressful, depending on what line of work you do and how many people you need to buy for. If, like me, you work in retail, this time of years means you are working harder than ever before and barely have any time to do Christmas…

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  • Living Arrows 2017: 47/52

    20th November 2017

    This year I am joining in with What the Redhead Said‘s project Living Arrows which is all about celebrating childhood.  “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” -Kahlil Gibran

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  • Stretching the Work-Life Balance to the Absolute Max: Why I’ve Been So Quiet Recently

    17th November 2017

    I’ve been really quiet on the blog the past couple of weeks and I wanted to explain the reasons why. Some of you may have seen on my Instagram that my Dad has really not been well. I wrote this last week and it goes some way to explaining what’s been going on.

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