THIS week sees the release of the new Robinson Crusoe film. And to mark it, the kind people at the film company have given me a bundle of film goodies to give away to one lucky reader! The film – which is out for national release this Friday – is an adventure packed children’s film for all the family to enjoy and a completely new take on the classic much
I CAN feel Elsie’s childhood slipping through my fingers. Really, I can. Those special moments, this special age she’s at, it’s all slipping through my fingers at an alarming rate. I’ve been hanging on, trying to keep up, doing my best to stop them all slipping through, but it’s been a struggle. And recently I’ve had a wake up call.
IT all started with a dress. This dress. A special Frozen dress (which lights up and has a magical brooch and everything!) Yep, Elsie would go to…Disney On Ice Presents World Of Enchantment, courtesy of the kind people at Sheffield Motorpoint Arena who invited me, Elsie and two guests (my sister Sal and niece Ella) as their VIPs on the front row. A reminder, if ever there was one, that
I’LL be honest, I’m not really a fan per se of diggers. But, this isn’t about me because Elsie LOVES them. Like seriously loves them. Every time we drive by one on a motorway or come across one on our travels, her little face beams with joy as she shouts: “Look, Mummy, a digger!” So you can imagine her utter delight when we decided to pay nearby Diggerland Yorkshire a little
I LOVE photos. (And as some of you may know, I also love being in photos. *winks*) But more than anything I love capturing memories and taking photographs of Elsie. It’s one of my most favourite things to do. Sometimes if I’m feeling fancy and have got some time, I’ll drop and shoot with my snazzy SLR, but more often than not, I’ll snap a shot with my phone camera,
My two year old daughter is crafty. And I don’t mean in the sneaky sense, but in the ‘loves to paint, colour, draw and stick as much as she can’ kind of sense. It’s a wonder to behold and I have to say, her ‘craftiness’ is definitely catching. There’s nothing I love more than sitting down with her and helping or watching her get into her creative zone. Toddlers are