Family life is hectic. We race from place to place, club to club, meeting to meeting and we keep going, sometimes for weeks at a time without taking a breath. Without pausing to reflect on the impact that can have over time.
Dancing is something all the children enjoy doing. They’ve certainly all got rhythm and love a good boogie. They will regularly request a song and have a dance off in the kitchen or hallway – often in fancy dress, bringing a whole new meaning to Batman Vs Superman. Our big girl is ballet trained so […]
When life is busy and hectic and everyone is dashing between school, work, playgroup, appointments, meetings and activitie it can sometimes feel as if you never get time to just be together. To just be a family. The children have been really excited this week about our impending trip to LEGOLAND Windsor, and I’ve been […]
Giving gifts to your children can bring a lot of joy to both of you. Seeing their happy little faces after presenting them with something they like can create feelings that you just can’t beat! However, showering your children with too many gifts can spoil them if you’re not careful, and make the ‘special’ less […]
With two big kids and two babies I always think it’s important to try and carve out separate time for the little ones and big ones, as much as they enjoy being together it’s good to distinguish sometimes. One way to get a bit of big kid time is by playing games. We have lots […]
The chance to put your feet up doesn’t have to be a ‘once a year’ treat on Mother’s Day – and spending more time with your loved ones doesn’t have to be reserved for special occasions. New research from Sonos has revealed that families who listen to music out loud spend an extra hour together […]
When you become a parent regular nights out can become a thing of the past. This isn’t the case for all parents of course. Some people seem to manage to continue life as before with free on tap and continuous baby sitters, in the form of family members. For the majority of us parents though, […]