The Big Bandana Bake – Brain Tumour Awareness Month

Parenting and Lifestyle

This March is Brain Tumour Awareness Month and the Brain Tumour Charity are launching a campaign called The Big Bandana Bake.  Wannabe bakers all around the country are being encouraged to don a bandana, get messy and hold a bake sale.  The goal is to help the Charity raise £150,000.  This amount of money will […]

7 Simple Christmas Cards To Make With Kids

Parenting and Lifestyle

My four-year old son has come home from school with a project to complete over the holidays.  Our assignment is to produce a Christmas card for a local schools competition.  Harry is not a makey-doo kind of child, and I don’t have much flare for it either.  I just have no imagination when it comes […]

Halloween Tips And Food Ideas From Organix

Parenting and Lifestyle, Reviews

It’s that time of the year again – Halloween – when we dress up our little ones in anything from a pumpkin outfit to a blood splattered zombie.  Personally, the former is my favoured choice.  I prefer something that creates maximum embarrassment as they get older and see photos of themselves.  So, the pumpkin outfit […]

Starting School – Top 3 Tips For Parents

Parenting and Lifestyle

It’s that time of year again and everyone will be handing out advice to parents whose kids are just starting school for the first time. If you are reading this then I will assume you fall in to that category. There is so much information available so I will keep this brief.  My top 3 […]

Thank You Teacher – 7 Reasons To Be Grateful

Parenting and Lifestyle

Harry has just finished his first year in Nursery Class.  On the last day of term I sent him in with a card and a box of chocolates for Teacher.  But I feel a £2 box of Dairy Milk and a piece of paper doesn’t really convey all the things I was grateful for over […]

Morning Mummy – My Top 10 Wake-Up Calls

Parenting and Lifestyle

I no longer need an alarm clock to wake me up.  In fact I haven’t needed one for the last 4 years.  You see Harry is the most effective alarm clock I’ve ever had because he wakes at the same time EVERY DAY, his voice has no volume control and his “snooze” button doesn’t work.  […]

He Said What – Part 2

Parenting and Lifestyle

One of the things about young children is that they say what they see.  It is said with innocence but it doesn’t make it any less embarrassing.  There have been so many embarrassing moments that they have just become common place.  Unfortunately my child doesn’t come with a volume control switch.  When he wants to […]