A Family Day Out at Dyffryn Gardens!

National Trust site Dyffryn Gardens has been on my radar to visit for a while now so when they emailed me last week asking if I would like to bring my family along for a visit, I jumped at the chance! Upon arrival we were handed a map (we needed it, covering 55 acres this … Continue reading A Family Day Out at Dyffryn Gardens!

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The 6 Week’s Holidays…So Far!

Hey guys! It feels like it's been a while and that is because we are currently half way through the 6 week's holidays! For those of you without kids this is that lovely long stretch of summer where school has finished and us parents proceed to juggle work/childcare/entertaining children without going insane to a permanent … Continue reading The 6 Week’s Holidays…So Far!

5 Tips to Make Cooking With Kids Enjoyable!

Fact: Not every activity you try to do with your kids will be enjoyable, for you or them. I've lost count of the number of times over the years I have tried to do something with Mollie and she is either too young to enjoy it or just not quite ready for it, like the … Continue reading 5 Tips to Make Cooking With Kids Enjoyable!

Cookbook of the Month – June*

Hi guys! So this month I have something a bit different for you. I was actually sent a family cookbook to test out so this review will feature some contributions from my 8-year-old daughter Mollie! We actually didn't receive the book until towards the end of the month but since I hadn't really gotten on … Continue reading Cookbook of the Month – June*

Shrek the Musical – A Fun Family Day Out

Neither myself or Mike are huge musical fans but I think it’s important to give my daughter Mollie a range of experiences so she can decide what she likes. In fact she loves singing and dancing and although she doesn’t love being on stage herself she does enjoy watching shows. Last Sunday the three of … Continue reading Shrek the Musical – A Fun Family Day Out

How Much Privacy Should We Give Our Children?

A little parenting post today and I would really love your views on this so feel free to hit me up in the comments or on socials (you're following me right??). I had a bit of "a thing" with my daughter the other day and it got me thinking about how much privacy we should … Continue reading How Much Privacy Should We Give Our Children?

What I’ve Learnt in 8 Years of Parenting!

Omg my baby is 8 years old on Saturday! How did this happen? In my head she is still my little baby but in front of me is this tall, skinny girl with grown up teeth, dreams of being a YouTuber and her own personality and thoughts! Time needs to slow down now!! Anyway, I … Continue reading What I’ve Learnt in 8 Years of Parenting!

Keeping your child safe online

I have a seven year old daughter and like most other children her age, she loves her tablet time. And I don't blame her. As a kid I loved computer games, my Sega Mega Drive was a much used item and even as an adult I'm still happy to waste a few hours on Candy … Continue reading Keeping your child safe online