DO you remember when collecting money was easy? When you were a child and you’d squirrel away some pennies and pounds (if you were lucky) in your little piggy bank that would make that amazing rattle when you shook it? Ah wasn’t life easy back then, in the good ol’ days? As an adult one of the hardest things when it comes to collecting or raising money I’ve found, is
COMING across decent maternity wear isn’t easy. As a heavily pregnant woman (for the second time around) this I know! You would think that in today’s world with Internet shopping and specialist boutiques and the like, that the choice out there for pregnant ladies would be incredible. But sadly, in the main, in my experience it still appears you have to search high and low for decent, affordable and stylish
I’VE had this little kit for a good few months now and so this is probably the longest I’ve ever taken to write up a review of anything! But it’s all for a very good reason. Because if I’m to give you a totally honest review of this kit which claims to save women’s pregnant tummies from those dreaded stretch marks, then I needed to do it justice. I needed
I DIDN’T think it would be possible to fall in love with a pram. But such is motherhood. Always full of surprises! At 36 weeks pregnant, I am now weeks or perhaps even days away from welcoming our much wanted baby boy into the world, so am all kinds of busy sorting out final preparations for his arrival. And thankfully, one major job is already ticked off the list, as
BEFORE I became a mum, I was a little cynical about Disney shows and the like. I couldn’t see why families would save up for months to take their children to go to Disney World or to see a Disney On Ice show. But then last year I went myself for the first time with Elsie and well, what can I say but the magic got me too! I felt
NOW Elsie is well and truly settled into school, helping her with her learning has become a priority of mine as a mum. Yes she’s only four, but she’s a four year old girl who is desperate to learn, (and amazingly!) to achieve. Every day she comes home from school and wants to practice her letters, do some drawing or tell me about the new phonics she has learned that
LIKE so many of you, Elsie and I have been doing all manner of Halloween things this week for half term. On Monday we went pumpkin picking for the first time (which was more fun than I expected!) yesterday we did plenty of Halloween drawings and on Tuesday we made a trip to our local arty place, the Barnsley Civic to see the perfect Halloween performance, The Witch That Couldn’t
HANDS up who could do with more sleep? Or at the least, better quality sleep? Yep my hands would have been up like a flash too a couple of months ago.