Family-friendly theatre

We love the theatre. We love watching the children’s faces during a live performance. This can be especially magical if the production is based on characters they recognise from television. The characters are brought to life on stage and that can be mesmerising for small children. I love it when I hear a child say […]

Continue Reading

Family Fun with an Easter Panto

Do you love a good Panto? Were you sorry when traditional Panto season was over? There are a number of Easter Pantos around this year so whilst the children are off school it might be worth seeing what is on in your local area and having some fun family time together. A good Panto never […]

Continue Reading

Little Shoppers

Do your children like shopping? Or playing shops at least? My eldest LOVES shopping but it is safe to say the other three are not interested.They do love role play, let’s pretend and especially popular in our house are playing shops or cafes. If your children are similar or if they enjoy collecting things, you might […]

Continue Reading

How things change…

Before you have children, your life is awash with fulfilling great expectations. Far-flung trips, promotion at work and designer shoes or handbags and a nice lip gloss or posh face cream all tick the happiness box. Post-reproduction, we mums get our kicks from the small things in life…such as: Someone, anyone, cooks you dinner. Even if […]

Continue Reading

The beauty of little imaginations

One of the things I love most about being a mummy to lots of little people are those times when their little imaginations run away from them and they go off into character, all playing nicely together, because everyone has a part to play in the adventure. Now these are the times I think I really should […]

Continue Reading

The Mummy Fever Manifesto

It occurs to me that manifestos exist in order to keep political parties and other bodies from straying from their initial intentions – a declaration of intentions and motives. I think motherhood has taught me that it is important to have in the back of your mind the type of parent you are striving to […]

Continue Reading

A family day out: The Deep

With the holidays fast approaching, perhaps you have started to think about planning some days out in the holidays or perhaps you are looking for a rainy day option for the weekend? It is worth checking out The Deep – This is thought to be one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world… and it is here… in […]

Continue Reading