London bucket list

Up until about a year ago London scared me, in my head all I pictured was hoards of people bustling around pushing and shoving trying to cram into the next tube that came along. I steered well clear. The thought of taking children up to London brought me out in a cold sweat how ever since starting my blog I have been up and down a fair few time for various events and I have fallen in love with the capital. Yes it is busy at times but there is just an energy up there which is so different to…

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Our 5 favourite Bedtime Stories

I love reading with my girls I have done every evening since Maisy was just a few months old, we have a huge box filled with all sorts of stories but the girls definitely have their favourites. The ones we all know off by heart but seem to come back to over and over again I introduce new books to them regularly and we also visit the library and borrow some but these are our current favourites:  Giraffes can’t dance – The big bright illustrations are great in this book, the girl’s all love this story and have done for a…

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Avon Heath Country Park

Yesterday we went to Avon heath country park for a picnic and some fresh air. I haven’t been here since I was tiny, I vaguely remember coming on Sunday afternoon’s for a little play, I have photos of me somewhere about 4 years old with blonde pigtails climbing up the play equipment. It’s changed so much from what I remember but we had a great day as usual I was snapping away so wanted to share a few of the photos I took. They have lots of different trails for children and adults, we took the blue trail which is…

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British Red Cross first aid app

If your child falls over and scrapes their knee you know what to do – scoop them up, kiss it better, pop on a plaster if needs be, wipe the tears and they are soon off again. What about the more serious incidents? Would you know what to do if your child had say an asthma attack or started to choke? You probably have a rough idea (you’ve seen it on TV right?) but faced with that situation would the panic set in – I know it would for me. That’s a scary thought. Of course those sorts of things…

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Summer Breeze On The Quay

I always say how much I love where I live and I really do it’s lovely to visit new places and travel but there really is no place like home – Poole is where I was brought up and it is where my children will be raised. One of the reasons I love living in Poole is there is so much to do for families, Thursday night I took the girls down to the Quay for the Poole Tourism.

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