Cinema trips are emotional. Here’s why:

This, my friends, is a lesson learned the hard way. This is the one about the trip to the cinema. Solo adult. Alone. With kids. A few weeks back 1st & 2nd born were on half term. Fool herself decided to carefully orchestrate life in such a way that reward…

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Building Inspiration Needed – Girls Bedroom Revamp

There is nothing like watching an episode of Room to Improve or Grand Designs to give you building inspiration and with it the urge to jump up & start painting, tidying, renovating or knocking your house. I know, I know, I know – glass box stuck on the side of a…

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Newborn Baby Bath Fear & The Shnuggle Solution

As a first time Mum I used to quake in fear of baby bath time. The mere thought of it used to send my heart rate racing at the prospect of dropping, drowning, splashing, losing my precious new-born bundle in the tub! It was quite honestly a 2 or 3…

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Stocking Filler Alert: Octagon Studio 4D Cards

This week the elder 75% of my childers got to play with Octagon studio 4D cards. Here is how we got on. How I laugh at my naivety from my pre-kiddie days. I was going to be holier than thou & no child of mine was going to infect their…

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New beginnings! A little progress update…

So I only went & had me a baby. Another one. That’ll be four so my work here is done. Well except it isn’t really, is it? We all know that the work is an ongoing thing – but once we are making progress then that is enough to give…

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