It’s inevitable isn’t it, the more kids the more ‘stuff’ you need. However to think that has all got to fit into a car with bikes, pram and the actual humans of the family means we needed to address how much we are taking. 1. Pack and then repack! I grab a basket and take the clothes we need to take out of the wardrobes … Continue reading 5 ways I have reduced my luggage since having 3 children
I am sitting here reflecting on the last 6 years and thinking about people starting their families now. What would I like to say to avoid buying!? When you are pregnant with your first it’s all about what to buy and what will guarantee you a happy/well behaved (whatever that is!) and sleeping baby. It takes advantage of that feeling that you don’t have a … Continue reading 5 things I would look to avoid buying when having a baby
Ok, so you know it’s hard hitting writing going on here(!) However if you have kids or in fact, clothes then I promise this could well be a game changer!!! So I had a pile of washing in my kitchen so we had a utility room built, then I had a pile of washing in my utility room. It was a nightmare. 1. Analyse- I … Continue reading 5 ways in which my washing routine has changed my life
I am just not a fan of breakfast unless its a full English really. I love a cooked breakfast but we just don’t have the time for that jazz here! Here are a few of my ideas I have been working on since we have cut out snacks here. I am trying to get more crunch and protein out of each meal to avoid the … Continue reading 5 breakfasts that I make for my family
Over the years, my cars have never been my tidiest, I eat in them, I throw everything everywhere in them and generally don’t prioritise cleaning them. To me a car gets you and your crap (and now the kids too!) from A to B! But I have really been trying to look after my car a bit more, mainly because I do like everything a … Continue reading 5 things I do to keep my car tidy (ok-tidier than it was!)
I am not the best cook, but I do love it. Maybe I live in memory of can’t cook, won’t cook (do you remember this?!) I love the challenge of a few random ingredients to make dinner. This is much easier when it’s just me and my husband to feed! Here are a few of my options I consider when faced with a weirdly filled … Continue reading My 5 favourite meals for leftover veg!
I am breastfeeding my third and final baby right now. I wanted to write some of this down in case it helps someone in the future. I have breastfed each of my babies and each one has proved to be challenging in different ways but I do absolutely love feeding them so this is a biased viewpoint. I was thinking if one of my friends … Continue reading 5 things I would like to tell you if you want to breastfeed
I realise that the world of weaning can be pretty terrifying when you encounter it the first time. I also think you are totally at the mercy of marketing telling you need every gadget and tool to make your life easier. I might even make a list of things I bought that were a total waste of time but for now, here is what I … Continue reading 5 weaning accesories that we actually use.
Well a year ago if you asked me what Google classroom or Zoom was I wouldn’t have had a clue. Now I feel we are quite proficient in producing videos and photos for teachers and also playdates via facetime and zoom. The other thing about it being a year on is that it is getting harder work, the kids are kind of over just chatting … Continue reading 5 of our favourite zoom based activities with friends and family
So I am now weaning baby number 3 and talking to mums I know I realise weaning really is quite an orange experience!!! I guess I have a few key things I use when weaning (just to get them started) but I try as soon as I can to just start giving them the food we all eat. I try to keep it to vegetables … Continue reading 5 (or more) rainbow foods that I use to wean my babies.