Lyme Regis aquarium perched on the end of the Cobb at Lyme Regis, Dorset, is a great little destination to escape the rain or just enjoy on a sunny day in combination with all that Lyme Regis has to offer, you can hang out on sandy Monmouth beach with the kids happily occupied with buckets … Continue reading Lyme Regis aquarium
Easter. Kids and chocolate. That's what it's all about right? Last week when I was loading my groaning trolley at the supermarket the cashier remarked on how the whole thing had kind of turned into another Christmas. The food, the work but most of all the expense. I would agree but actually I have had … Continue reading As predictable as rain on a bank holiday …
Recently I was retelling my experience of the NCT to a friend of mine and she convinced me that I should share it with you all. I am slightly nervous about this, yes I know I have a blog but I'm not very good at baring my soul (who would have thought?) I also don't … Continue reading My experience with the NCT : pro painful birthing classes
Ok, I've scrolled through lots of fluffy pics on Instagram and Facebook this last week depicting scenes of Christmassy joy and carefree abandon as parents and kids bomb down icy slopes on thin sheets of plastic and sling ice balls at each other. Rosy cheek children beam at the camera and parents with matching white … Continue reading #snowday – it’s a bit pants actually
Looking for some packed lunch inspiration? Fed up with flinging together a marmite sandwich, packet of crisps and cereal bar? Me too. That's why I'm always trying out new portable food that kids will love and hopefully devour. It's an experiment a lot of the time. My kids love these lentil and carrot patties. I … Continue reading Kids packed lunch ideas : lentil and carrot patties
Just a quick post today to share with you another idea for kids lunchboxes. Sesame noodles with tofu. Cook some wholewheat rice noodles, meanwhile chop carrot batons and thin slivers of red pepper, whatever takes your fancy (or have in), mange tout works well in this dish. Lightly stir fry veg and chunks of firm … Continue reading Kids lunchbox ideas: sesame noodles and tofu
A new TV series has got everyone talking, the programme is screened on BBC2 and is called Motherland; it features the lives of a group of school parents who appear to hang out all day in a local cafe drinking lattes and gossiping whilst their offspring are at school. Is the show an accurate portrayal … Continue reading Is Motherland toxic?