3 Super Powers Everyone Inadvertently Gains When They Have Children

I have to admit, having two young children, I wouldn’t generally describe myself as having super powers on an average day – particularly the tantrum-filled days that immediately follow a night of ridiculously broken sleep. However, I read this post by fellow Surrey parenting blogger, Craig Freeman (aka Rambling Dad) yesterday about how, as parents, we are water-saving heroes without even realising it, and it got me thinking about other powers we mystically and magically gain when we become parents.… Read more

A Message To The Woman I Met In Pret Today: Why I Need New Friends Even Though I Already Have Good Ones.

Making New Friends Is Easy, Right?

Having children changes friendships. It changes your friendships with people who don’t have children, your friendships with people who have slightly older children than yours and even with those who have children the same age.  These aren’t always negative changes though. Some of my friends without children have become as close to my kids as they are to me.… Read more

Goodbye Winter, Hello Adventures! 10 Things I Really Want To Do With My Kids Now The Weather’s Improving

I wrote this post less than a month ago when the snow was JUST melting. Now we’re on the verge of sunshine and 20 degree temperatures I’ve revisited it to remind myself what we’re planning for the warm weather. Read on for ideas and hopefully a bit of summer adventuring inspiration…





I don’t know about you but I’m READY.… Read more