Picture the scene. You are tired, it’s been a long day and you have been looking forward to falling into bed all day. The house is tidy, the kids are in bed, you’ve had dinner and watched a bit of TV. You head up to bed, pop on your pyjamas and get into bed. Your turn off the lights and just like that your anxiety is turned on. You’re wide awake and the events of the day are whizzing around your mind. Then you start thinking about all the things that need doing the following day. Before you know it,…

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I don’t know about you but the morning school runs are one of the trickiest parts of my day. There is so much to do in such a short space of time especially if you have snoozed your alarm a few times. This hectic time of day is something we can’t really avoid but we can make it easier for ourselves and the key is in the preparation. By adding just five minutes onto your evening list of jobs after the kids are in bed you can make school run mornings so much calmer. Here are 5 things to do…

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Social media is awash with organisation, cleaning and routine content at the moment. It’s fashionable to have your clothes rolled instead of folded, it’s cool to name your cleaning products and you are living your best life if you manage to get your hands on the last Zoflora bottle in the shop. However, organisation isn’t a new thing, people like me have been doing it for years! I am a hard core organiser! I love it! I enjoy filling out my planner every Sunday night with the plans and things I need to remember for the week ahead. I like…

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If, like my little boy messy play especially slime is a lot of fun then they are going to love what I am about to show you from Zimpli Kids. They very kindly sent us three of their playtime kits to try out and the kids loved them. It was messy but so much fun! Slime and things like that are one of the top types of toys that kids love to play with at the moment and Zimpli Kids make it easy to do and lots and lots of fun. We tried out the Slime Play, the Glitter Gelli…

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Guilt. Parenting seems to come with an inbuilt guilt emotion and whatever we do we just cannot get rid of it. If we stay at home with our kids we feel guilty about not supporting our family financially. If we work we feel guilty about not being at home with the kids more. If we do a bit of both we feel guilty that we don’t give our all in either role. The kids aren’t eating vegetables – guilty. We shouted at the kids – guilty. We can’t afford the trainers they want – guilty. They’re on a screen –…

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