The Easter holidays are either already happening for you or they start at the end of the week like ours. If you happen to get any quiet time over the Easter break I thought I would share with you some lovely egg themed books to share with the kids. They are great for a topical bedtime story or just for a different book to read. We all know how annoying it can be when you’ve read the same book a million times over so it is always nice to update your bookshelf. So let’s get started.   Spots First Easter… View Post

This is a collaborative post. On a budget and worried you’ll have to miss out on a family holiday? Think again. Choose your location wisely and you can cut down on costs in a big way, ensuring your loved ones get the break they deserve without any money worries. Here are three perfect destinations for any family on a budget. 1 – Albufeira, Portugal It’s difficult to imagine a more beautiful holiday destination than the Algarve, and fortunately this area of Portugal is budget-friendly too. Chances are your kids will want to spend hours by the sea, playing on the… View Post

I love doing crafts with Little Man but if you have followed this blog for a while you will know that I’m not the most creative person in the world. I need easy and simple instructions to follow and nothing to complicated. As it is coming up to Easter I wanted to make some Easter cards with Little Man and this is where Mrs Mactivity had my back! Mrs Mactivity is run by a group of ex and current teachers who are passionate about providing educational resources for both teachers and parents. I love the fact that this website is… View Post

I love reading, I don’t get enough to time to do it nowadays but I would still put it at the top of my things I love to do list. I love that feeling of getting so lost in a story you can’t wait to get back to the book after you have put it down. I love that it is true escapism and can teach you so much too. I have loved reading since I was very little when my Mum took me to the Library every week. I was that kid that you would find curled up somewhere… View Post

Trigger Warning.   This week I listened to a podcast which hasn’t been far from my thoughts ever since. The wonderful Giovanna Fletcher did a podcast with Elle from Feathering the Empty Nest and Michelle from Dear Orla. The podcast is all about baby loss and centres around Elle’s and Michelle’s baby loss stories. They share their stories in such an honest and gentle way that it inspired me to share my baby loss story in a lot more detail than I already have (I have only really ever covered about 10 minutes of that night). When I listened to… View Post