8 reasons to book an in-inclusive holiday

8 Reasons To Book An All-Inclusive Holiday

Prior to becoming a parent, myself and my other half would happily book a last minute holiday, booking all of our arrangements separately and working out where to eat and what to do once we arrived. This lead to us having a mixture of amazing holidays and also some disastrous ones… being scammed in Tunisia Continue reading “8 Reasons To Book An All-Inclusive Holiday”

my boy

When Your Boy Really Turns into a Boy!

We’ve gradually made our way through the stages. The terrible two’s weren’t too bad and I would have to say this threenager stage has been much worse but now I have found myself wandering into new territory, a place where my child is testing and pushing boundaries more than he ever has done before. Yep, Jake is turning into a proper boy!

It’s been a change over the last 2 weeks and Continue reading “When Your Boy Really Turns into a Boy!”

digital marketing mums interview

Digital Marketing Mums on Finding a Balance Between Family and Business

How many times have you been described as a “budding businesswoman and loving mother?” I can venture a guess – never. When it comes to juggling a family and career, one of the toughest things to find is balance. Whether it’s struggling to cope with career confidence following maternity leave or having to leave behind your baby *sobs*, I want to support you.

That’s why I reached out to some of the most inspiring working mothers Continue reading “Digital Marketing Mums on Finding a Balance Between Family and Business”

pumpkin picking at pickwell farm

Pumpkin Picking at Pickwell Farm

As Instagram and Facebook have slowly been filling up with beautiful pictures of pumpkin patches I felt as though I was missing out on this tradition and couldn’t believe I hadn’t heard of pumpkin picking sooner. As a huge fan of Autumn and Halloween, I knew I had to find somewhere to visit with the family to give this a go ourselves.

It didn’t take long to find out that Pickwell Farm in Netley, Southampton was clearly a favourite amongst Continue reading “Pumpkin Picking at Pickwell Farm”

laptop in home office

Home Office Solutions For When You Are Running Out Of Space… And Fast!

With the imminent arrival of our latest addition to the family, my office area has taken the brunt of the junk as we attempt to clear the spare room to turn it into a nursery. Years of paperwork, my husband’s old study material and endless items that I have saved as memories have all gone into what was my work sanctuary and I have been working from the sofa for the last 2 weeks. Working from home can really have Continue reading “Home Office Solutions For When You Are Running Out Of Space… And Fast!”

child doing sensory play

Helping To Develop Your Child Through Sensory Play

One of the best ways to encourage children to learn and develop is to make the experience fun, and enjoyable, which is why sensory play can play a crucial part in the development of your child. There is an excellent article online which explains the importance of this type of play and the benefits that it has for children, and may give you some ideas to ignite the imagination of your child.

Here is a summary of what sensory play is and how it is essential for your child to develop as they should. Continue reading “Helping To Develop Your Child Through Sensory Play”

the second trimester

My Pregnancy: The Second Trimester

This trimester has felt long. What makes it feel even longer is the fact that no one can decide precisely when this one ends and the third begins! Seriously, my book and Bounty tells me week 26, NHS says 27 and other people say week 28 so I have given up guessing and am bringing this update to you around a time when I feel that I am getting bigger and things have definitely moved on. Continue reading “My Pregnancy: The Second Trimester”