5 Ways to deal with a toddler tantrum

Well the summer holidays are drawing to an end and what a summer it has been. Wall to wall sunshine has meant my girls have been out side running free and exploring each and every day. All the fresh air has meant no bed time issues and even the odd lay in for me! Well we all know that’s not bloody true don’t we. This summer has been utter crap so many plans cancelled due to terrible weather has left my girls stuck in doors and feeling bored alot – there are only so many crafts to attempt and cakes…

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My Girls – August

Maisy (4 years 8 months) August has been the last month with my biggest girl at home during the day, this time next week she will be in the full swing of reception life! She is so ready for school and has missed her friends massively over the last  6 weeks. Some days has been a little bit of a handful but I will miss her a lot when she is in for the full day. I bought Maisy a guitar online a few weeks ago, a ukulele turned up but she didn’t mind. I been listening to the lovely sounds of Maisy’s…

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Kingston Maurward gardens & animal park

As the summer holidays draw to a close I am yet to tick everything off our summer holidays bucket list which makes me so cross I had so much planned but the weather has just not been on our side at all. Yesterday was dryish so I was just desperate to get the kids out and visit somewhere we have never been before. After reading my friend Alice’s (new young mum) blog post about it I really wanted to give Kingston Maurward gardens and animal park a try, so with coats and wellies at the ready off we headed. Of…

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Top 5 family films for a rainy day

Well looks like we have well and truly said good-bye to summer doesn’t it? This year has been a bit of a wash out but you can put money on the sun coming back as soon as the kids are back in school. Well I am hoping at least then I can sit outside and enjoy the sun in peace! This has been my first summer holidays with three kids all off at once for 6 weeks straight, as last year Maisy was still in nursery so it has been a little tough at times with this rubbish weather. I envisioned us…

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3 delicious ice lolly recipes for children

My girls do enjoy an ice lolly come rain or shine it doesn’t matter to them, we always have a stash in the freeze. Whilst I don’t mind the odd treat they are full of sugar so I made some healthy alternative ice lollies for them to try and see how they match up to the usual favourites. They went down a treat so I thought I would share these three super simple recipes I used to give you some inspiration for a nice cool refreshing ice lolly treat for the kids to enjoy this summer.  Fruit and coconut water Thinly slice…

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