Because Dad loves tech – Snowball iCE Microphone

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent an item to review* Father’s Day is on its way. We have been plotting and planning to treat the Husband (both our own Dads are abroad, so we won’t be seeing them in person, sadly) to breakfast in bed, and then a day trip to somewhere […]

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Preparing for a better night’s sleep with Benenox

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent some Benenox to try. All opinions are my own* Sleep. We all need it. We all need different amounts, depending on where we are at in life, and I am pretty sure most of us don’t feel like we get enough. I know I certainly don’t […]

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I wasn’t going to vote today…

I wasn’t going to vote. I didn’t actually want to. It feels entirely stupid and futile, with a government that understands nothing of the needs of ordinary people, but hell bound and determined to drag our country down. I worry for my kids future. I often don’t want to be here any more. I don’t […]

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Our week in photos 10/03/19 – 16/03/19 New violins

Welcome to our week in photos. This is our weekly catch up for both sets of grandparents who live abroad and don’t get to be as much a part of the daily madness of our lives as much as we and they would like. So we share here for them to get at least a […]

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The Grinch. A classic story on DVD & a giveaway

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent a dvd to review and to giveaway* I don’t know about you, but Dr Seuss books were a classic for me as a child, and now my children enjoy them too. Funny, clever, and eccentric, the stories and tales make us laugh and are a great […]

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Things I have learned in therapy

My problems are not something other people can fix. Other people’s problems are not mine to fix. Boundaries are good. Boundaries will be resisted though and it is MY job to put them in place and then stick to them even when it’s harder than anything else I’ve ever done. I can feel sorry for […]

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Family trip to Italy on a budget: top 3 places to visit

*this is a collaborative guest post from Emily* For any parents who have ventured out on family trips, I think we can all agree that traveling together always creates some of the best memories. At the same time, however, expenses can quickly add up and blow your budget. If you’re looking for a budget-friendly family […]

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