I don’t understand why Cupid was chosen to represent Valentine’s Day. When I think about romance, the last thing on my mind is a short, chubby toddler coming at me with a weapon.

— Unknown

Blowing away the cobwebs

Getting some fresh air to banish those winter ills. Regular readers will know that my children and I like to get outdoors when we can. Although we don't do it every week, I do try my best to get us all outside as much as possible. It doesn't matter if it's a beautiful summer's day or a wet and windy one, we try not to let the weather affect our adventures. (more…)

Siblings: a special bond

"You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them." - Desmond Tutu There is a special and unique bond which siblings share. They have the ability to bring out the best in each other, but can so easily bring out the worst too. I know from experience. (more…)

Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right.

— Oprah Winfrey

Tips to stop bedwetting spoiling the fun at Christmas

This is a sponsored post. There are only a few more days to go until Father Christmas hopefully pays his annual visit and we cannot wait. The decorations started going up at the end of November. All of our Christmas cards have been written and delivered. Gifts are all wrapped. The fridge is groaning under the weight of our food. Both children risk wetting themselves with excitement. (more…)