Getting festival ready

keeping warm at a festival

Planning for a festival doesn’t have to be stressful. We always pack far too much with the six of us, but I’m sure it’s possible to pack light and just take the essentials, or have a few things that serve a few purposes. Keeping warm If you are doing the full on festival thing you […]

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Create your own popsicles

popsicle

The children love to make things. It doesn’t matter if it’s a craft activity, baking, cooking dinner, or just making a slush, they just love creating things. This week they’ve been making popsicles with ChillFactor Pull Pops . They are so easy to make, simply pull up the liquid you want to freeze (like a large […]

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Summer survival

mummy and children

As we near towards the end of August I feel the need to ask how all you parents are holding up? Social media has been awash with anxious, frustrated, tired parents at the end of their summer holiday tether. I don’t feel like that myself but I know that lots of people do. I personally […]

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Holidays are coming…

school holidays

As much as we look forward to a long summer break with our children and more flexibility away from the regular school runs, the summer holidays can leave many parents a tad fraught. Last summer I lost count of the number of parents posting Facebook statuses a week into the school holiday like “is it September […]

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A bug safari

bug inspection

The little boys love hunting for bugs in the back garden, it’s something we do quite a lot and we try to find new bugs each time to expand their knowledge. As it was so wet this weekend it was a great time to get out in the garden and look for bugs. As any […]

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