'Psychologists have suggested that mothers should take holidays with friends, not family - and this includes leaving the children behind. Experts are urging tired mothers to go on "mum-cations", holidays without their offspring, to take a proper break.' With this in mind, me and three of my closest girlfriends booked a 'mumcation' to Vilamoura for … Continue reading My Mumcation
Well, what an experience this was!! On paper, this weekend was my idea of absolute hell. Six children (two babies), a tent, rain....lots of rain, mud....lots of mud and not a tiled roof in sight! Somehow, amongst the damp and filth, we dug deep into our British souls and managed to have a fantastic weekend … Continue reading CampBestival 2017
Another one of my best friends turned 40 this week and we celebrated by whisking her away on a suprise weekend to Liverpool. ￼ Rosie is from Ireland, and when her lovely sister (who still lives over there) contacted me about doing something special I couldn't have been more up for it. I cant take … Continue reading A weekend in Liverpool
Forty years ago today something pretty special happened. My girl Lisa was born! We first met at work 15 years ago and it has been a friendship that I have been thankful for ever since. A career driven, strong, independent women who still manages to keep her femininity and maternal insticts at the forefront … Continue reading Lisa is 40!
I am linking up today with Parent Blogs Elite Linky #1 with Jenny at www.midwifeandlife.com Because I have spent nearly four of the last ten years pregnant people assume I must love it. It's not so much about loving it as trying to embrace it and making the most of it. It is after … Continue reading 10 things I love vs 10 things I hate about pregnancy
Who doesn't love Disney movies!? I could watch them day after day...... Oh, hold on, that's exactly what i have been doing for the last nine years! Given my babies ages (11 months. 5, 7 and two 9 year olds) I have been on the 'disney, cebebeies, baby TV and Mr bloody Tumble' channel for … Continue reading Family Movie Nights 🎥
My friend has been to every Camp Bestival since it started and every year she has tries to convince me to come with her. Now, here is the problem, i don't camp! My experience of tents is that they are damp and freezing when the weather is cold and like a sweat box when … Continue reading Camp Bestival 2016
Mikey has had rehursals for his summer show in Reigate over the last 5 weeks so I feel like I'm really getting to know the town well. I worked in Reigate years ago but never appreciated what it had to offer, but then I did spend all my free time in the pubs! We have … Continue reading An idea for the summer holidays – Reigate, Surrey