37 Weeks Pregnant – Full Term!

37 Weeks Pregnant – Full Term! Well it’s been a long time coming this full term malarkey and not knowing if I’d get here or not due to my low hormone level has been worrying but here I am, I’ve been pregnant in my whole life for a total of 3 years, and I’m done. Baby, you can come any time now please! I have put on a bit of weight but not anywhere near as much as usual and […]

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Signs You Should Get A Dog

Signs You Should Get A Dog Getting a dog is a massive commitment and one which should never be taken lightly. However, there may come a time in your life where you think that getting your first pet is the right call.  Since the pandemic hit, a lot of people have adopted pets and sadly a lot of people have abandoned them again – and this is why you need to know the signs that you are actually ready to […]

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Lockdown #3 Diary – Week One!

Lockdown #3 Diary – Week One! Here we are again, back in lockdown and writing a diary of it. They say that this is the third lockdown as technically we had one in the middle but really and truly, with restaurants, pubs and schools all open it wasn’t much of a lockdown, more of the government expecting more than people would be able to find themselves giving without firm rules. I’m not criticising, I think we probably became quite lax […]

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Watch Your Children Grow Into Outdoor Play With A Multi-Layered Garden

Watch Your Children Grow Into Outdoor Play With A Multi-Layered Garden If they’re in a position to enjoy it, any family will benefit from outside space. As well as providing untold educational opportunities for kiddies, the sheer promise of some greenery and a bit of mud is guaranteed to keep them happy during a day at home.  That said, not all gardens are created equal where youngsters are concerned, and a blank patch of lawn is certainly going to struggle […]

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Ways to Get Out and About with Your Pets: A Guide

Ways to Get Out and About with Your Pets: A Guide We can safely say that out of any year we have experienced so far, 2020 is one that has led us to spend more time than ever indoors, and in turn, spending more time than ever with our beloved pets. While there were things out there to distract us and allowed us to pass the time throughout lockdown – thank you, Netflix, and Animal Crossing! – your pets were […]

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Happy Christmas Holidays 2020, Happy New Year 2021 and HAPPY ELEVEN FLORENCE!

Happy Christmas Holidays 2020, Happy New Year 2021 and HAPPY ELEVEN FLORENCE ! Well, a strange Christmas to go hand in hand with a strange year left us not to badly off compared to others in the country. We have been tier 2 for the festivities meaning we could still have my Mum in our bubble and still have three households meet for the actual day which was lovely as we got to have Jonny’s sister and parents (technically as […]

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How To Keep Costs Under Control When You Are Growing Your Family

How To Keep Costs Under Control When You Are Growing Your Family New babies are expensive. You simply cannot escape that fact. Whether they are your first or your fifth, they all need things, from somewhere to sleep and new clothing, to nappies and feeding accessories. When you decide to welcome a new child into your family,  there is a very good chance that you will need to completely reevaluate your whole budgeting strategy. The earlier that you begin to […]

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5 Parenting Tips For Coping With Teenagers

5 Parenting Tips For Coping With Teenagers Being a parent of a young child is difficult. You have to deal with the temper tantrums, sleepless nights, and the stresses that come from being a new mother or father. The good news is that it gets easier as they get older. But once they hit the ripe old age of thirteen, you’ll have to battle a whole new host of problems. Teenagers are a tricky breed. Their bodies are changing and […]

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Using your interests to pick your shoes

Using your interests to pick your shoes Nothing says “buy me” quite like a colourful display of Nike shoes for sale. Known for their pleasing aesthetics, all of us have experienced heading straight for the Nike Sales counter based on what display looks like, before even starting to consider our individual needs. As humans, we are hard-wired to head for what is visually pleasing, but this is not the best strategy when that which is important, is not the visual […]

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All The Special Things!

All The Special Things! I think we very often live in a super disposable, consumerist world which does nothing for either the environment or our own wellbeing. Fast fashion be it for the home or the body is hollow and at the end of the day leaves nothing behind but rubbish. I’m not saying it doesn’t occasionally have a place but I do wonder if we simply throw away the old for being old when we could hold on to […]

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