Year 6 children were recieving their high school decisions last week and everyone of them and their nervous parents were in my thoughts. This time last year we were in that position. Waiting desperately to find out if we had been given a place at our first choice. When we received the email informing us … Continue reading High School Transition
Rosie and I took the kids (all eight of them!) to Leeds Castle in Kent during half term. It was our first proper visit (we went along one, cold evening four years ago to watch Frozen on the castle lawn). I absolutely love a mooch around a Castle or historical house and I love taking … Continue reading Leeds Castle
Baby led weaning.....lets talk about this for a moment. This is a new concept for me. All my children were fed straight from a bowl, to their mouths, on a spoon (or sometimes direct from a pouch) by me. When Charlie was younger he choked on everything. Sometimes he brought it up himself, sometimes he … Continue reading Baby Led Weaning
Barack Obama tweeted recently 'No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion......' I am starting to wonder if, as well as pure ignorance, has political correctness contributed to Racism. Obama is right, so at what age do you start noticing and worrying … Continue reading Do kids see race?
We have been fortunate to visit a few special attractions around the South of England this Summer. When I have asked the kids which one stands out, Drusilla's Park won hands down. It has been so long since I have been to Drusillas It is nothing more than a vague memory to me. So when I was asked to … Continue reading Our Day at Drusillas
I have been visiting Godstone farm since I was Georges age. Over the years it has just got better and better, whilst keeping hold of it orginal charm that makes me so nostalgic. So last week, I made the brave decision to take ALL my children for a visit. Even though we live on a … Continue reading Our day at Godstone Farm
I thought about the boys future before they were even born. I looked into primary schools, high schools and nurseries. Obviously, if I was going to raise the next Prime Minister or Richard Branson I was going to have to make sure I made the right decisions with regards to their education. It seemed like … Continue reading Choosing the right Secondary School
I always try to keep my blog posts light hearted but as I am lucky enough to have this platform I am going to use it to rant today. This isn't to lecture or cause controversy. This is just me, unleashing my anger that has consumed me for the past 24 hours. I haven't … Continue reading Burning my bra!
This weekend we brought nine beautiful oinkers home to the farm. It's always fun when we have new animals arrive at the farm. Most of the fun is watching mike attempt to heard them to where they are suppose to be. Mind you, he is much more 'adam Henson' about it now. He … Continue reading Our new Pigs
One of the most common things I get asked as a mum of thousands of children is ' how do you get anything done with a baby? ' The answer is really simple, at home, behind closed doors, we call it ' the cage' on the outside you call it a playpen! You could stress … Continue reading How I get stuff done with a baby