Blog Archives

When you get it right as a parent

Boy school trip

This weekend, my boy let someone else babysit him and put him to bed, with no fuss, and no tears. Most people would read that and think “wow, what is so exciting about that, do these people not have a

Posted in Family Life and Parenting, Sensory Processing Disorder Tagged with: , ,

Discover Dogs

September 19th 2015 London Animal lovers attend puppy speed dating at the Kennel Club HQ as a tester for this year's Eukanuba Discover Dogs show , taking place at the ExCel Exhibition Centre on the 17th and 18th of October.

So, we are mostly a cat family here, but if our life wasn’t ruled by a certain grumpy cat (ahem, you all know who I am talking about 😉 ) I am pretty sure the children and LSH would have

Posted in All things pet related Tagged with: , ,

The blog post where I admit that bedtime is awful…


In fact, bedtime round here, could be regarded as a major parenting fail… Before I had children, I swore that any children I had, would go to sleep by themselves and be good sleepers. After all, as a nanny, then

Posted in Family Life and Parenting, Sensory Processing Disorder, Uncategorized Tagged with: , , , ,

I run a toddler group and I hate raisins…


There, I said it. I loathe raisins. They are nasty, sticky, shriveled up bits of fruit, that children and adults seem to love.  I can’t stand them. I don’t like them in sweet or savory foods. I will avoid meals

Posted in Family Life and Parenting

Working parent problems

Working parent problems

I am a working parent. I currently work for myself, writing this  blog and articles for various parenting organisations, as well as working in my day job running parent/carer groups local to me. I am lucky in many ways, because

Posted in Family Life and Parenting Tagged with: , ,

MyGardenSchool – making my thumbs a bit greener

My garden school

We are very fortunate to have a large back garden, with lots of space and potential for growing things. However, I am not a gardener. My skills are limited to pots of herbs, and growing tomatoes and strawberries, and keeping

Posted in Family Life and Parenting Tagged with: , , ,

What we love this week.

Stuff we love

Just a few things we are liking, loving or are maybe even not so keen on, this week… So the children have been thoroughly enjoying watching the Madagascar series from the BBC. I for one love anything that has Sir

Posted in Stuff we love, Uncategorized Tagged with:

Liz Earle’s Superskin Serum

Liz Earle Superskin Serum

As much as I would like to live in denial, I am getting a little (ahem) older, and the big 40 is looming. I am trying to make more effort to look after my skin. I am starting to see

Posted in Family Life and Parenting, Reviews, sponsored posts & competitions Tagged with: , , ,

How your pet chooses their own name…


This is a helpful collaborative guest post about how your pet chooses their own name. We love all things pet related in this house, and take pet care pretty seriously.  I was raised to believe that children should spend more

Posted in All things pet related, Family Life and Parenting Tagged with: ,

I’m not ready because he’s not ready…

Blog post SPD

I love this quote and am finding it comforting at the moment, because it is where I am at both on a short term, and a long term, with my parenting.  I recently hatched a plan to take the children,

Posted in Family Life and Parenting, Sensory Processing Disorder Tagged with: , ,

You can find us here:

Check our RSS FeedTweety RamblingsOur Facebook PageVisit us on PinterestVisit us on GooglePlusMadCatsBabies Instagram

Follow us on Bloglovin

Follow on Bloglovin

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Rainbow Awards Toy Testers 2014

2014 tester

mumsnet bloggers network
Products from Elodie Publications
TOTS100 - UK Parent Blogs

Follow me on Twitter

Social Media Icons Powered by Acurax Web Design Company