Parenting and Lifestyle

A variety of posts covering all matters parenting related and general lifestyle topics.

My Story Series – Parenting with Cerebral Palsy

Recently I posted a very personal piece on how I was diagnosed with epilepsy in my 30’s and the impact that had on me starting a family.  My intention was not as a pity post, it was done instead to educate and raise awareness of how certain conditions can affect…

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How To Bag A Bargain Charity Shopping For Clothes

Going charity shopping for clothes for me is my guilty little addiction.  I find I can’t walk past one without going in for a little snoop around.  Thankfully for me the high street where I live has them in abundance.  My obsession started years ago influenced by my mother.  She…

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The Best Quick And Easy Camping Meal Ideas

So what do I cook? I find deciding what to cook is one of the hardest things about going camping.  Yet going camping doesn’t have to mean baked beans on toast, or firing up the BBQ every evening.  If you are like me, you don’t want to be slaving over…

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Quick Meal Ideas For Kids – Around the World In 7 Days

As a working Mummy I am guilty of falling in to the trap of cooking “beige” food.  I get in from work and immediately head to the freezer to see what I can serve for H’s dinner.  Convenience is very high on my agenda, and I know that H will…

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How to Explain Stranger Danger To A Young Child

H has a school trip in a few weeks. His whole class are off to visit a museum.  It will be so much fun for him and I am trying to be excited, but deep down I am worried sick.  The chances of anything happening are very slim, but in…

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