Things are Changing

Things are changing for us. As a family, I feel like we have been living in a relatively steady pattern for the past few years. We seemed to have found a good routine that worked for both adults and children and life was plodding along nicely. Having just had a little over 2 weeks off with the whole family though, I noticed that things have shifted slightly. It’s become more apparent that I no longer have babies – ok, so {Read More}

Dick Whittington at The Wycombe Swan

For a spectacularly fun family afternoon, Dick Whittington offers fantastic musical numbers and all the glitz and glam you could ask for in a Panto. The set sparkled from start to finish and so did the cast (especially the Spirit of Bow Bells) making this such a wonderful panto for the whole family to enjoy. With jokes for young and old, slapstick comedy and a heartfelt storyline, we all laughed and smiled along the journey with Dick and Alice. There {Read More}

6 free Christmas activities to do with children

*Collaborative Post* Christmas is approaching, and we are all looking for ways to get ourselves in the Christmas spirit! There is so much to think about at Christmas, food, presents, writing to Santa, it can all be very time-consuming. Sometimes, we can forget to take full advantage of the holiday season, and it can be over before you know it. That’s why we have compiled a list of some great activities that you can do with children for free that {Read More}

Maintaining Your Friendship With Your Best (And Childless) Friend

*Collaborative Post*Pexels – CC0 Licence Being a parent is tough. You feel angry on occasion, but when you talk about your children to others, they are your perfect little angels. But what about when you speak to others who don’t have children? You might be the first of your friends to have children, but when you are hanging out with your friends, you’ll have a baby hanging off you, and you may start to feel that you are different, especially {Read More}

Looking for a healthy way to use diet meals?

Disclaimer: I was sent a weeks’ worth of Dietbon ready meals to review. I’ve never been someone who does any sort of crash diet or stops eating certain foods (mainly because I have literally no will power!) but also because it isn’t really the healthiest of mind-sets to get into either. So I decided to give Dietbon diet meals a go. So you may be wondering why I agreed to review Dietbon? Well, because I actually don’t have the best eating {Read More}

Top Tips for Better Heart Health

Your heart is something most people take for granted. It beats without us having to think about it and keeps us moving. It’s a muscle that pumps our blood around our body day in day out. But have you ever thought about ways you can keep your heart healthy? Here are my 4 top tips for better heart health. Be Smoke Free This is probably the single best thing you can do to promote a healthy heart. Smoking damages the {Read More}

Bloggers Behind the Screens

Bloggers Behind the Screens is a monthly interview series, where fellow bloggers come together to answer a series of questions on a specific theme. This is a chance to get acquainted with a whole range of bloggers, some of whom you may not have encountered before, and learn a little more about them! This month, we’re talking to bloggers about the very thing that makes them bloggers. Their blogs. Here is Claire from Dear Mummy Bear.     When did {Read More}

How to Choose The Perfect Bike

Whether you’re a keen cyclist and are looking to upgrade or are a beginner and you’re looking for your first bike, the key to an enjoyable ride is using the right type of bike. There are bikes suitable for all budgets and uses which can make finding the right one, difficult. So, here are some tips on how to find the bike that is right for you. We’ve also included some advice on bike security, as once you’ve got the {Read More}

Saving for Your Child’s Higher Education Starts Today

*Collaborative Post* If there is one thing that has secretly played on my mind in the few and far between quieter moments that us mums get to call our own, it’s the rising cost of higher education tuition fees. Seems to me like every time I turn on the news there’s a story about more and more people going into apprenticeships as a result of having been put off from higher education because of the mountain of debt they stand {Read More}

How Much Screen Time?

This was just going to be a post on screen time for kids but with all the recent posts regarding the horrendous Momo Challenge, I couldn’t simply ignore it. So as well as thoughts on screen time for kids, I’ve also got a few tips for keeping your children safe online. How Much Screen Time Okay, so I’ve never been a huge fan of allowing the children lots of screen time. Don’t get me wrong, I have used T.V, phones, {Read More}