'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
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
If you are at a loose end with the kids this summer and want something that will suit all ages, from babies to older teenagers (and you) try Thorpe Park. Thorpe Park is a large theme park set between Chertsey and Staines-Upon-Thames, at juction 11 on the M25. Despite being just a forty five minute … Continue reading Our Day Out at Thorpe Park
I'm sorry I haven't posted any blogs recently. It's been a busy time in our house the past few weeks. Getting the kids ready for school after a fab six week summer holiday, baby girl had turned 6 and it was George's first birthday. The kids seem to have settled back into a routine better … Continue reading I'm back
I totally won my kids over today! Today I have been honoured with ' the best mum in the world ' and 'absolutly amazing ' They have hung all their clean washing up and put it away for me, Cleaned their rooms and fed George. They had a shower without asking them, and now … Continue reading Recipe for perfect kids
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
So this weekend something happened that will change my sex life for the next 20 years. After telling the kids to 'shhhhhhh' for the 58th time in the six berth camper we had hired for the weekend, finally silence fell. .....until Harrison asked loudly, in a disgusted tone: 'urgh, are you two having S....E......X!? Because … Continue reading Rumbled!
Since we last all our chickens, ducks and geese to Mr Fox last year I decided to take a break from farm animals (with the exception of our sheep). I have been thinking lately that now George is a bit bigger and the summer holidays are on their way, it's time to build our stock … Continue reading I need my omelette makers back!
Thanks to the teachers strike (with you all the way!) I got an extra day of quality time with the twins. They are studying World War 2 this year and, as it is also my favourite period in history we decided to take a trip to the Imperial War Museum near Waterloo. A nice day … Continue reading Imperial War Museum