Family Beach Party 2016

Sometimes – and only sometimes – the weather really comes through when it’s supposed to doesn’t it? It’s just seems like – we spend all year moaning about the rain, the black ice, the snow – it’s too hot –…

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…

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…

Smash the Eggs

  I always wanted her to be able to enjoy cooking. Cooking is one of life’s simple pleasures. I didn’t cook much as a child, but when I got to double figures and could be trusted with a knife, a…