This bizarre mixed back of weather makes the ‘summer wardrobe’ a little redundant don’t you think? I carefully vac sacked the winter clothes away, after our Spring heatwave, then instantly regretted it and now, well now I don’t have a clue what to put on. I loathe the feeling of sticking, moist skin.
Keeping children hydrated should be simple, but it’s one of those simple things that can turn into a nightmare battle for many parents. Parental struggles The amount of negotiation that goes into trying to get a child to drink their water at school sometimes, can be like a military operation. For a while I struggled […]
The end of the school term is in sight, parents everywhere are talking about how tired their children are and how it seems everyone is ready for a break from the routine of a ‘normal’ week. Are you going away this summer at all? Packing for a trip with children can be tricky, as you […]
“I’m just topping up on some natural Vitamin D” I’ve heard a few people say that during the summer months. Yes of course we need to take care in the sunshine, just like the negative effects of smoking are well known these days, I honestly think that the message about staying safe in the sun […]
Are you off anywhere nice this summer? Anywhere that requires the purchase of new swimwear? I’m not a fan of buying swimwear, like, really not a fan. It doesn’t excite me in the slightest. I’m more focused on what it will cover rather than anything else. I don’t feel comfortable in swimwear at all and […]
If your children haven’t already broken up for the end of the summer, they soon will be. Whilst the summer holidays can bring a lot of joy and fun times together, parents often find these weeks a really difficult juggle. The cupboards need to be stocked more frequently as well, you only have to blink […]
We have already been fairly lucky with the weather this summer and whilst it might be hitting a rainy spell at the moment (anyone else been affected by scary thunder storms?!) we’re holding out hope for the sun to come back out again before the season is out. Of course, there are many great things […]
Planning a family trip Family travel can be stressful there is no doubt about it, but planning ahead can take some of the sting out of it. Of course you’ll never be able to dodge every stressful situation or tantrum or bad timing or travel delay even, BUT if you are prepared for most eventualities […]