The benefits of exercise

This is a collaborative post If you follow me on Instagram then it will come as no surprise to read that I am pretty passionate about being active and keeping fit. I’ve always been an active person – at school, I was in every sports club going and as I…

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Visiting Santa’s Grotto at Wyevale Garden Centre

Our Christmas preparation usually starts in mid-December. I have a December birthday and, when I was younger, our Christmas tree and preparations always started a day or so after my birthday, and it’s something I’ve continued to do as I’ve got older. However, the children, Daniel and Emma in particular,…

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Get Winter Ready with Simply Hike

One of the things I do miss from my pre-children days is that ability to just go shopping for something, as and when I need it. It’s really hard work taking the children with me when I need new jeans, or a new coat and, frankly, it’s more hassle than…

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Home Educating in the Winter

This is a collaborative post in conjunction with Certas Energy I always think there are many things in life that are so much easier in the summer – the long bright and warm summer days seem to just make everything so much better. Getting up at 630am is much easier…

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Nursery Rhyme Week 2018

Today sees the start of World Nursery Rhyme Week 2018. If it’s not something you’ve come across before then it’s well worth signing up to the site as you can then access a whole range of materials to help you and your children celebrate the five nursery rhymes across the…

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