Ben over the last few months has worked his way through various Netflix shows, including Pokemon and Power Rangers. I love the fact that the kids channel means he can choose what he wants to watch and it is ok for him. He does seem to pick some odd things. So here...read more
Here is where I shatter the illusion I am a master baker. The cake itself for this comes from the wonderful Betty Crocker out of a box cake mix. And the icing is out of her tubs. But once you can get past that major cheat I did do the rest! The instructions for the...read more
A couple of weeks ago there was some chat on Twitter by some people about how hard it was to get their children to brush their teeth for 2 minutes. I have frequent battles with Ben about brushing teeth, let alone doing it for the full 2 minutes. It made me think I...read more
So on the way back from school yesterday, Ben and I were talking about what we had got Grandma for her birthday. I told him it was a jumper, he asked 'did you knit it?' I replied "no I can't knit" Ben "Grandma could teach you" Me "Yes she could, she could also teach...read more
Ben asked my yesterday what beards were... I said that they were hair that grew on a grown up mans face. I said like the Daddy that had one in Tig & Wooly (cbeebies reference) and Tig was scared as she thought he looked like a bear. I told him that when he was a...read more
Back in May this year I wrote about how Ben had become lactose intolerant again after a bad stomach bug.read more
So many of us Mums have had the debate with ourselves and each other about our children not having guns. I am one of them that just is not comfortable with the idea. Over the summer something has taken over in this house though…SWORDS!read more
I will start off by saying this post is being written as I have ended up emailing and texting the link of these name labels to so many friends as they are just brilliant. I am not being paid to say it, but just wanted to share a product that really just works.read more
I have tried hard to not let Ben see any gender divide growing up so far. He sees me do pretty much everything that could be considered ‘man stuff’ around the house.
So where this came from tonight I am not sure…read more
It hasn’t been the best of days, we had said goodbye to the little stray kitten at the vets and it was just so hot. I was feeling low and tired and willing bedtime to arrive for us both.
And then we got the hose out…read more