5 things I do to help with toothbrushing!

This is one of those frustrations I had with my son that now I feel alot more relaxed about with my daughter. Mainly because we have 2 times a day where teeth get brushed in some form of way and the dentist says they have good teeth so we must be doing something right! Any tips though to get this brushing more thorough are welcomed!! … Continue reading 5 things I do to help with toothbrushing!

5 Successes and fails of trying to be a bit more eco-friendly

So I started this year with the attention to be a little more plastic and environmentally aware. It definitely seems to be something we are all striving towards and I do think little steps will help. I think that first step is possibly the easiest and now I had embedded a few new things into the house I want to try and give a new … Continue reading 5 Successes and fails of trying to be a bit more eco-friendly

5 activities for at home I have enjoyed with the kids AFTER school!

Does anyone else have that fear of the after school / pre dinner time warp that happens ever so often? I like to book playdates or visits to the library where I can but these are some of the activities I have tried to keep my 4 year old happy after school. I am sure they can be adapted as they get older too. Tractor … Continue reading 5 activities for at home I have enjoyed with the kids AFTER school!

5 things I do to keep homemade food as convenient as possible

I love cooking and always have. But having children means it usually has to be on the table 5 minutes ago and generally needs to be fish fingers, chips and peas to win them over. Unfortunately for them, their mother is stubborn and I still try to cook a variety of food for them. I thought I would write a list of the things we … Continue reading 5 things I do to keep homemade food as convenient as possible

5 ways I am trying to ‘fix’ my fussy eater

My son is brilliant at eating fruit and veg, he loves his food as a rule but he is super fussy when it comes to texture! No sauce, no soft textures- on some days he won’t even eat a cooked carrot as they are too squishy!! Very annoying as we love our curries, risottos and sauces with food! Even more annoying that when he is … Continue reading 5 ways I am trying to ‘fix’ my fussy eater

5 things I want to remember next summer holidays

I am writing this as the summer holidays are officially over; the new school year and term begin. I could write an emotional blog entry about how its the end of an era, how I will miss my sons company incredibly and share my worries about other people’s influence and the massive educational journey I am now sending my son on… However that wouldn’t be … Continue reading 5 things I want to remember next summer holidays