#SilverSurfers

The new generation of Smart Phone addicts!

Street Friends

Are you firing up the central heating yet? The winter is slowly seeping in, mannequins model beautiful new coats in twinkling shop fronts, restaurants advertise “winter warmer” specials and children waddle to school encased in thick, woolly hats, gloves and scarves. However for many across our country there is no escape from the bitterness ofContinue reading “Street Friends”

Remember, Remember the 5th of November??

Remember Remember the 5th of November… Or should we just forget it?

Tins of Beans!

The term “Harvest Festival” is something that I remember from school. It was the week we took in cans of baked beans my mum had at the back of the cupboard and the teachers gave them to old people. As the years went on Harvest Festival became less and less of a thing in ourContinue reading “Tins of Beans!”

Unorganised Parenting – A Survival Guide

Hints and Tips for those unorganised parents suffering in silence at the hands of the school run!

Bounce!

Exercise is something that has helped me greatly throughout my life. I have always been active and as a child, through to 16 swam competitively, training 10 times a week. When I was at my lowest after the move from London, I wasn’t exercising and found myself eating the wrong things at the wrong times.Continue reading “Bounce!”

September Stress

Across my news feeds the last 6 weeks I have seen countless memes and statuses with the same theme; parents counting down the days till the end of the summer holidays. Personally I have enjoyed my summer with my children, not because I am a perfect mother, but because my children tend to get aContinue reading “September Stress”

Book Club Cows

Approximately 3 months ago I  passed an initiation into a top-secret, highly intellectual book club. This exclusive club has 3 members; me, my cousin and her best friend. In a nut shell we all read the same book and then discuss it on a whatsapp group chat. Nonetheless I make a point of using phrasesContinue reading “Book Club Cows”