Screen free time. Who will crack first?

Screen free time? What is that?  We are, as a family, very reliant on our devices. That’s actually ok. Phones, tablets, laptops, iPods etc, are incredibly handy. To be honest, my whole life runs with the aid of various devices and I do rely heavily on them. However, I do also believe that we can […]

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She’s coming…

She’s coming. I realised in December that I cannot manage the mad juggle of life without some extra help. I simply cannot keep on top of all the basics whilst being a working mum. I just don’t have the capacity. Other people seem to cope with working, parenting and keeping their house clean and tidy. […]

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Our week in photos – 07/04/19-13/04/19

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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Choosing to homeschool. A guest post with Mamma’s School

Welcome to the first in our series of guest posts sharing all about the world of homeschooling. Something that many more parents are starting to do, for reasons that work for them and their families. Today we have the lovely Sonia from My Mamma’s School sharing why they homeschooled here when living in the UK, […]

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24 hours alone – we needed that.

I shared this past weekend that we were celebrating our eighteenth wedding anniversary. We had 24 hours alone, away from normal life, to mark that. We made it to a fairly big number. We have two years til we hit the big twenty. We plan to head to Las Vegas with the kids, to celebrate […]

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Eighteen years

They say that marriage is hard work. Before I got married I didn’t believe that. 18 years in, I now know it’s true. Today, eighteen years ago. We got married. We agreed to do life together. Eighteen years is the time it takes for someone to grow into what in theory we call adulthood. You […]

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Revamping a room simply by changing your curtains.

*this is a collaborative post, sharing some helpful tips on home décor, that we hope you will find useful* Spring for me is not just about the weather starting to warm up and feeling that winter may finally be on it’s way out. It’s a season for me, when I most want to clean, tidy, […]

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We are rubbish at food waste. We need to do better.

I am not one for resolutions. I don’t tend to make plans for the new year, or swear I will try to make big changes. However, one of the things I wanted to do in 2019 was try and be better about food waste. We are, frankly, rubbish at it. As a family, we don’t […]

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