Fancy joining an online gym?

mum workout

We all know we need to exercise. For some people it’s a real chore and not something that is enjoyable. For others it’s the opposite, it’s something that makes us feel good. I love exercise, my problem with it, like many parents, is time, or lack of it to be precise. I used to be […]

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Common emotions in motherhood

motherhood

Motherhood is a beautiful thing. Being a mother, you are constantly filled with mixed emotions. Feelings before becoming a mummy and those afterwards are totally different. Whilst motherhood gives you a tremendous feeling of joy and happiness, there will be many challenging moments along the way too. For most people, most of the time, the […]

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Beautiful fragrances for busy mums

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Do certain scents and smells remind you of things, places, moments, even special people in your life? Scents can be really powerful I think in transporting us back to a moment or reminding us of someone or something. Old Spice reminds me of one of my grandfathers; the iconic Channel No. 5 reminds me of […]

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My last baby

my last baby

A few weeks ago I took this photo of my youngest looking out of the window of a canal boat. The more I look at it, the more grown up I think he looks, and the more I realise that he’s really not a baby anymore. As the youngest of four he has a massive advantage […]

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Learning about the world through role play

role play

I’ve written many times on the blog about role play and how children learn through play. I love watching how they make sense of things during their play time and how they then translate that to the real world. Equally, they will mimic things they have seen when out and about during their play time, repeating […]

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