Family

Makin’ Cakes

It was always the buttercream. That was always my favourite part of a birthday cake. It didn’t matter who was having the birthday but buttercream cakes were always the star of the show for me. I remember, once my mum…

Parenting

A First Year at School

The summer holidays give you time to think, reflect and look back over the year. I honestly, cannot believe, that H has been at school for a year. She is still 4. She still will be four for another month…

Family

This Week in Pictures – 1

If week 1 is anything to go by then I think the next 6 weeks are going to be alright! There’s always that summer holiday fear of – can I plan enough ‘fun things’ to keep everyone happy and without…

Family

Summer Bucket List

Right. It’s time. Time to get organised. Time to plan summer. Time to make BIG plans. Only, when you’re 4 (nearly 5), your version of BIG plans is different from ‘the grown-up world’. It isn’t about aeroplanes, fancy holidays or…

Family

Let’s go Fly a Kite

There are certain activities that every childhood should involve. Simple things like climbing trees, catching crabs and playing pooh sticks. They’re activities that teach you to love being outside and enjoy the British weather. In a recent conversation with my…