Why I don’t think I am cut out to be a stay at home Mum

Some Mum’s are great at arts and crafts, baking, and general “Mumming” I don’t really fall in to this category. Don’t get me wrong I will give arts and crafts a bloody good go, and I am the biggest fan of trying all things Pinterest. Cornflake cakes need making I am the gal to call….

Netmums Meeting number 3

So, yesterday was my 3rd Netmums meet up. They are growing slowly, but you know what it isn’t the number of people that turn up that makes me feel proud it is that I am putting myself out there and organising these events. These months event was held at http://www.mummyem.co.uk/review/review-kids-quest/ https://www.kidsquest.co.uk/ If you would like to…

Valentines then & now

Valentines oh how I love thee. The romance, the love, the gifts (especially the gifts). Before children Valentines would consist of fancy meals, pink champagne, sexy underwear,roses and if your lucky the night will end with bouncy cuddles. Fast forward to Valentine’s with children and the fancy meals are replaced with a quick ready meals,…

**GIVEAWAY** Mother’s Day gift from Stickerscape

Looking for a gift for Mothers Day? Then why not let me know your favourite memory of your mama to be with a chance to win a gift from the mother’s day selection from Stickerscape – http://www.stickerscape.co.uk/product-category/gifts-for-mum/ To enter all you need to do is tell me what is your favourite memory of your Mama….

REVIEW – Willows Farm

For Chloe’s birthday we headed to Willows Farm in St Albans http://www.willowsactivityfarm.com/ after hearing lots of really good things about it. Willows Farm is a children’s (and adults) dream come true with everything you could want from a day out all in one place. The main attraction for us was the Peter Rabbit aspect and that…

Things to do this February in Essex & East London

Here is a look at what is on in Essex and East London this February, just in time for Half Term!   Children’s book swap – 10th Feb from 11.00am –  V&A Childhood museum Bethnal Green E2. This is one of our favourites. It is a great way to give your books a new home,…

Things you automatically know once you become a parent

Parenting is a strange old thing. It does something strange to you and you will become excited about things that before your child arrived, you didn’t even know excited. Examples of things I have found myself getting excited by are; New series of children programmes. Once you have watched the same series of Peppa Pig…

10 things all Mamas Google

When you become a parent Google will become your new best friend. No matter how crazy the question Google will always have the answers. Now matter what time it is, Google is always there for you. Here are 10 things that I would say 99% of mamas have googled at one time or another; Does…

REVIEW Kids Quest

Last week we were invited to go and visit Kids Quest https://www.kidsquest.co.uk/, the new soft play area located in Creams Café in Ilford Town Centre. It is brilliant. The staff are so lovely and what I loved most was that they took the time to know the names of every child in there, and go…

How not to do the morning school run

Chloe has been going to nursery since she was one, and most mornings are good, not perfect, but good. However, just after Christmas that all changed. She point blank refused to go. She, at one point got back into her bed and put the cover over her head. I tried absolutely everything to get her…