Birthdays are special. Your birthday is the one day in the year when you are celebrating yourself with friends and family. It is an important ritual that marks the passing of another year of your life. It gives you the opportunity to reflect on your past achievements and set new goals for the future.
When you have got children, it can be such fun when it comes around to their birthday. There is a side of you that is crying inside at their getting older and growing up, but it is always fun to plan a party. There can be a lot to sort and organise, though. Yes, we’ve […]
Dino-raur If you are a regular reader of the blog, you will know that our little boys are crazy about dinosaurs, in particular our youngest. He knows so many names of dinosaurs and enjoys learning about new ones and he wants to be a dinosaur when he grows up – watch this space! Party ideas […]
Bubbles – what is it about them? Children of all ages go crazy for bubbles don’t they? They can chase them for hours on end and it is a real sensory experience. Bubble play is something all our children have always enjoyed, from babies, to toddlers and older children, bubbles always have a positive effect. […]
With all four children’s birthdays between May and September I feel as if I spend around half the year planning and then making birthday cakes. I normally ask the children what sort of cake they would like and ‘who’ they would like on their cake. Of course, when they come up with something really intricate […]
We love birthday parties. I love organising them and the children love to party with their friends. We’ve had a range of parties over the years, different themes, locations and so on and I’m sure there are loads more to come. Our big girl turns double figures this week, so a big birthday had to […]
The run up to the recent third birthday in our house was pretty full on. Three, it seems is a rather special age, full of change, possibility, new skills and superpowers. Three is a big deal. Back at two and a half the planning began for being three, and it went a bit like this: […]
Father’s Day, birthdays and Christmas; buying presents for the men in your life can be difficult. Anyone who has been in this position knows that finding the right gift can be a real challenge. Of course, when you get it right, there is no better feeling. Nothing saying ‘love’ quite like a perfectly chosen gift […]