Category: Parenting

Goodbye, my dear friend…

A while ago, I had to say goodbye to something which I absolutely loved. Something which made me a better person and I looked forward to every single day. I’m talking about… Naps. I was so lucky that the boys napped at the same time for a good year or two. I cherished that alone…
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Is three really the magic number?

I don’t know why but I’ve always wanted three children. My mum had three, as did both sets of grandparents and 3 out of 4 of my aunts and uncles. When I first met Gareth, he wanted four and that was absolutely fine by me! But once Henry came along and we realised that being…
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What’s in the boys Christmas Eve box?

There’s mixed feelings around Christmas Eve boxes. Some people think they shouldn’t exist, other people love them. We’ve done a Christmas Eve box for the past 4 years and we really enjoy doing it. At the moment, it replaces the stocking so we only have their presents under the tree on Christmas Day. We have…
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Sending your child some Christmas magic | Lapland Letters | AD

It truly is the most magical time of the year, isn’t it? Once you have children, the magic intensifies and you want to do all you can to keep it alive for them. Which is why I jumped at the chance of having Lapland Letters send the boys personalised letters from The Big Man himself.…
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Edu Prints Plus – wall art to inspire your child

If you’ve been here for a while, you’ll know that we home educate our boys. I wrote about us starting Henry’s home education journey and there’s also a post which talked about whether to send the boys or not. Obviously, as the boys aren’t having a “formal education”, it’s important that we have good resources…
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