Parenting & Lifestyle

Zero Waste Bathroom

Zero Waste Bathroom

Ideas for a Zero Waste Bathroom The bathroom. Usually the smallest room in the house but it’s responsible for producing a lot of waste! Our shampoo bottles and toilet rolls are often overlooked when it comes to  recycling too with only 50% ending up in […]

How to teach your kids to socialize…respectfully!

How to teach your kids to socialize…respectfully!

It’s difficult to write about parenting without coming across as overly judgemental. There are so many different opinions and most claim that research is on their side. I write this as a former Early Years Teacher and as a parent. I write it knowing how […]

Parenting Rules That Were Made To Be Broken

Parenting Rules That Were Made To Be Broken

I’ve always been a bit of a follow the rules girl. I generally did what I was told as a child (don’t ask my mum 😂), I kept my head down at school and I’ve never really been in trouble. Go me! However, having kids […]

French Baby Books

French Baby Books

French Books for Babies Babies love books! French baby books are the perfect way to introduce a new language to a little one. They love the colours, the textures and the sound of the spoken words…but most of all, they love the special time spent […]

Do Toddlers Like Travel?

Do Toddlers Like Travel?

I just stumbled across this article in The Telegraph online. The title alone is enough to scare any parent who’s even contemplating travelling with their youngster! “The science behind why you should never take your children on foreign holidays”…a pretty bold headline! It almost had […]

Diffusing Essential Oils Around Babies

Diffusing Essential Oils Around Babies

Diffusing Essential Oils Around Babies Essential oil diffusers are becoming more and more popular as parents look for natural ways to sooth their babies. But is diffusing essential oils around babies actually safe? Being a parent makes decisions that were once easy a lot more […]

What Should My Child Know? Targets, activities and why it doesn’t really matter that much!

What Should My Child Know? Targets, activities and why it doesn’t really matter that much!

I want to start by saying that this is difficult for me to write. Assessing children based on a set of criteria is one of the reasons I left my job in Education and why I thought about home schooling even before I had children. […]

The Unexpected Advantages of Being in Another Country With Kids!

The Unexpected Advantages of Being in Another Country With Kids!

OK, I’ll admit I was slightly concered about travelling with our toddlers! Taking our three year old home-bod away from his toys, bedroom and extended family was going to be a nightmare…or so I thought! Nobody Understands Your Kids Where we are currently in rural […]



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