Bug bites and itchy stings? Antisan to the rescue…

*This is a collaborative post with Anthisan, all opinions are our own* Bug bites and stings have to be one of my most hated things. I have lived in and grown up around the world in all sorts of places, with insects and biting bugs and I have scratched many a bug bite in my […]

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Stuff we love – September & October

So how is it the end of October already? I must admit that I do love this time of year and autumn arriving, it’s my favorite season. An excuse to pull out fluffy jumpers and not have to worry about shaving my legs so often, frankly helps me enjoy it more too! The past week […]

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 Turning tears into smiles with Elastoplast. 

As a parent, you know that bumps and scrapes happen, and sometimes there is nothing you can do to stop that. But of course, no matter how it happens, your children look to you to make it all better! A walk to the park can mean a skinned knee, a game of football after school […]

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Using Technology To Keep Track Of Your Family’s Health

photo source Technology can be very daunting for the older generation, and sometimes it feels like we’re being left behind. There’s an app for everything these days but most of them are aimed at the younger generation. But there are plenty of useful technologies out there that can be incredibly helpful for parents. One of […]

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Dealing with colds with Vicks…

Kids get coughs, colds and all manner of snotty lurgies. It’s kind of one of those facts of parenting. Both my kids have had their fair share of colds in their lifetimes, in fact Matthew had his first cold at ten days old, which was not fun, dealing with a small baby bunged up with […]

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Stérimar saves the day when colds invade…(and a giveaway!)

It’s that time of year. The children are well into the autumn term, the days are darker earlier, the weather is colder, and winter germs seem to lurk everywhere. My social media feed is as clogged as a snotty nose, with statuses bemoaning the colds and other nasty lurgies that seem to have arrived.  Colds […]

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Surviving chickenpox?

So, if you read this blog, or follow us on social media, you will know that we are quarantined with chickenpox at the moment. In fact, the patient, is sitting, looking very spotty, next to me, as I type this, but is over the worst. I had a feeling that chickenpox might be a bit […]

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