The Conundrum of your Second Child’s First Christmas

I’m very fortunate in that as well as a wonderful community of followers on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to show solidarity when I’m musing over various situations that come from having two children less than two years apart, I also have several ‘real life’ friends with a similar age gap…

The Christmas Tag

Seeing as Christmas less than two weeks away (whaaat?!) I thought today would be a good day to answer a few Christmas questions! Lauren from Scrapbook Blog tagged me to answer the questions below… What’s your favourite Christmas movie? I would say Love Actually, but I think I have possibly…

Living Arrows {2018} 50/53

Every week I join in with Living Arrows, a blog linky run by Donna at What the Redhead Said. The name Living Arrows comes from a poem by Kahlil Gibran; “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”, and each Monday I share a…

Pondering Playtime // Christmas Lolly Stick Reindeer Craft

*This post contains affiliate links Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen a brand new book,  A Big Cheer for Wayne Dear by Richard Morrell, and we’ve made…

Decorating the Christmas Tree with The Christmas Forest

We were recently gifted a beautiful 6ft Nordmann Fir Christmas tree and stand by The Christmas Forest, which arrived last week. I was so excited to have a real Christmas tree as, aside from a few years ago when I rescued the school one which was going to be shredded,…

Living Arrows {2018} 49/53

Every week I join in with Living Arrows, a blog linky run by Donna at What the Redhead Said. The name Living Arrows comes from a poem by Kahlil Gibran; “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”, and each Monday I share a…

Buster Bikes Balance Bike Review

As M moves further into toddlerhood, we’ve been starting to think about the ‘bigger’ toys that she might need and the skills that she needs to develop next. Matthew loves cycling to work and getting out for a quick ride on his road bike. M has seen this and expressed…