I find summer holidays as a working parent the hardest time of the whole school year. There is nothing I would love to do more than spend them at home with Kayleigh and Ethan however it is not an option.
With only 25 days holiday throughout the whole year we have to (more…)
Half term is here again and its back to the challenge of keeping the kids entertained whilst not breaking the bank.
We are very fortunate to be Baker Ross bloggers which means we get to try out some of their great products every few months! The main reason I love Baker Ross (more…)
Family traditions are important as they provide both quality time together and produce a source of identity for yourself and your kids that can then be passed on through generations. If crafting is your thing, what would be better than making those traditions craft based? Not only is this special bonding time with the kids, but also a chance to teach them (more…)
Life is a bit of a fast rollercoaster, it all wizzes by before you have time to take it in.
However since we have got married Daddy Vs Work and I have decided that as well as it being family film night on Friday’s we are also going to try and make (more…)
So this summer we are heading back to Lanzarote for our 3rd consecutive year.
I can’t explain just what has made us fall in love with Lanzarote but stepping out of the airport it feels like we have arrived home (the hot version!).
This year we are heading out in August for the (more…)
With the darker nights drawing in we’ve been making the most of our Netflix subscription and Kayleigh and Ethan have discovered some classic cartoons.
Here is what has been top of our viewing over the last month:
Daddy Vs Work has introduced the kids to Pokémon, starting with the first ever episode. With (more…)
It’s no secret that I work to live and I don’t live to work.
Which unfortunately means that I am always trying to balance the whole work/family life and this summer holiday I am failing miserably!
Due to me switching roles and our holiday which we had already prebooked I am almost out (more…)
Who fancies heading to Lollibop this year? If you said you, then you may be in luck as we have the chance for you to win a family ticket to Lollibop this year which is being held at Hatfield house from 15th – 17th August.
There is so much going on this (more…)
The summer holidays are almost upon us and lots of little ones will be looking forward to no school!
Unfortunately I have to work the whole summer however this doesn’t mean we can not have fun, just means we have a little less time to do so!
With this in mind I’ve come (more…)
Last weekend was a busy weekend in our household with it being Ethan’s birthday and Father’s day but thanks to Superbreak we managed to have a lovely family day with a trip to Whipsnade Zoo.
Superbreak is a site packed full of great places to visit and of things to do. Simply pop over (more…)