Holidays and Travel

Holidays and Travel

Travel is my passion, and being a mum certainly hasn’t quenched it…

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Days Out and Fun!

Days Out and Fun!

Family activities create lasting memories, but I also...

Health, Fitness and Weight Loss

Health, Fitness and Weight Loss

Getting into shape is a constant battle; carbs...

Literature and Education

Literature and Education

Literature is my passion, and teaching is my...

Home, Family and Parenting

Home, Family and Parenting

A little space for everything domestic and familial.

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Monkey Forest: a Fabulous Day Out!

It’s been ages since I last wrote, so a thousand apologies to start, but this is one day out I really can’t sit on and keep quiet about. Yesterday Jack and I decided to take the boys to Monkey Forest in Trentham, near Stoke-on-Trent, on the recommendation of my brother and sister-in-law. I’m the type […]

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Free Things to do with the Kids this Summer in North Wales

School holidays are every kid’s heaven and a lot of parents’ hell. It’s not that I don’t like having both boys at home full time, but it does seem to make life ten times harder. They’ve both gotten to an age where they play together a lot, but also argue just as much – more […]

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How to Get Your Child Into Cambridge or Oxford University

The majority of parents in the UK want what’s best for the children and, when it comes to their education, what’s best is Oxford and Cambridge Universities. Oxbridge is still the Holy Grail of universities and, whilst these universities might not suit all personalities, when it comes to academia they’re unrivaled. So, how can you […]

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Why Gulliver’s World, Warrington is a Great Day Out

Our Day at Gulliver’s World Jack and I volunteered to take two of our nieces (our favourite two, of course) with us on our maiden trip to Gulliver’s World with the boys. Needless-to-say, my brother and sister-in-law were more than enthusiastic to gain a free day, and it meant I’d bank a little more babysitting […]

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Tips for Cheap Days Out

During the various holiday periods throughout the year and weekends, as parents its unsurprising that you want to make the most of that extra time you have to spend with the kids.  The trouble is you may find yourself stuck for ideas as to what you should do, particularly if you have a tight budget.  […]

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5 Reasons Why I Loved China

At a recent family party, my younger cousin was telling me all about how she’s planning to go travelling and/or teach abroad when she graduates from university this summer. I love my little cousin, she’s funny, smart, an absolute sweetheart, but I hate her too, because I’m so jealous! (In her words, I’d be considered […]

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Jack’s High Ropes Hell!

It’s been ages since I’ve posted, but things have been pretty hectic of late…I don’t even know where to begin! I guess I’ll start with my most recent adventure, while it’s still fresh in my mind – and while it still makes me laugh so much a little bit of wee almost comes out. On […]

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How to Make Your Life As a Mum Easier

Being a mum can be the most wonderful and the most stressful job in the world. Making sure your household runs smoothly takes real skill and plenty of hard work. Sometimes, you might feel as though your domestic responsibilities are too much to cope with. To make things easier, take a look at these simple […]

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