The F*&k you fours

Why is none of the baby books tell you what happens to your beautiful bundle of joy the moment the approach their 4th birthday? Chloe is now 4 and hands down I can say hand on heart, 4 is a bazillion times harder than a new born. At least when they are a new born…

My favourite places to visit in Ilford

Ilford has a number of hidden gems that are just waiting to be explored all you need to know is where to look for them. Here are my favourite places to eat, play & shop. Food Global buffet – http://www.jrc-globalbuffet.com/restaurants/world-banquet/ilford/ This is great if you don’t know what you fancy to eat, why not have…

Soft play areas to visit in Essex

Soft play kids love it us adults see it as a hot, sticky, germ ridden ball pit! But if like my daughter you little one loves running around like a loon here are 5 soft play areas in Essex for you to check out; Owls play area Fairlop – http://www.owlsplaycentre.co.uk This is are local play area…

10 Things to do in Essex & East London this January.

If you are looking for something to try and rid those January blues then look no further. Here is 10 things to do to get over Christmas. Gods own junkyard  E17 http://godsownjunkyard.co.uk/ If you are looking for something a little different then this little gem is for you. Take a tour of this little beauty…

Our week 20/11 -26/11/2017

This week has been the start of our full on Christmas activities which we have planned every weekend up to the big day. The week itself has been normal work and nursery for us all. Chloe had her first visit to the dentist and was so good. I had been really anxious about it for…

20 things to help get you in the festive spirit

 As you may have guessed I LOVE Christmas. If you need help getting in to the festive spirit here are my 20 things I recommend you do…. Watch ALL the Christmas films Have a festive hot chocolate or coffee from Costa/Starbucks Enjoy a mince-pie Buy a festive smelling candle Have a festive tipple – my…

A-Z of Me

This is a little fun post to learn a little bit more about me. Her we go….. ANORAK….do you have a sad side? I don’t think it’s sad, but I love the 80s. The music, the film’s and even some of the fashion! I was born in the early 80’s and therefore too young to…

Our Week 5/11-12/11/2017

Well this week has been another busy one. Sunday we celebrated my birthday, 35 years old. I was spoiled rotten by Mr D and Miss Chloe. We went to the lovely garden centre in Enfield to look at the Christmas display followed by lunch at our new favourite restaurant Wildwoods. Work has been crazy busy…

My first Netmums meeting

I have recently become a Netmums chairman for the Ilford and Newbury Park area. Many of you would have already heard about Netmums https://www.netmums.com/ as they have a big social media following and is a great place to go for advise for mums, old and new. When I see them advertising on Facebook for group chairmen…

When mummy guilt consumes you

So on Wednesday I got a call from Chloe’s nursery to say that she was poorly and it was suspected hand foot and mouth. Just what I needed when work is manic and I am trying to prove that I can be a super full time work mum (and a sometimes good wife.) But as…