What is a Super Mum?
We all know someone who makes being a mother (or father) look effortless. The so called Super Mum. I’m pretty sure that no matter who you are there will be someone who thinks the same about you too. And here’s why. Continue Reading
“Fresh Air will help you sleep”
This is something my Gran would say. Now I have kids of my own, I know what she means. It does worry me that we are in a digital world now and the ability to play outdoors is being lost for children. If the digital age doesn’t threaten outdoor play then the blame culture world we live in does. Children can’t do much these days as people are so afraid of being sued. Better safe than sorry eh? Continue Reading
In the Night Garden Live
George fell in love with In The Night Garden after watching it each time he visited his Grandma. She would record the shows to play them back for him when he visited. We later discovered it is available on BBCiplayer so he didn’t need to keep watching the same few shows. He loved each show the same anyway, but Makka Pakka made him do a jump, jog and laugh dance (George does that when excited). Continue Reading
Are you a chef? If the answer is no then you probably don’t make your own stock for when recipes call for it in your kitchen. I’ve had a go at making stock a couple of times when I’ve purchased a new recipe book… who hasn’t right? Most of the time though, I use stock cubes as they are so much easier and take up very little space in storage. Continue Reading
Getting my little boy to eat veggies was simple when he was weaning. He tried anything we put in front of him and seemed to enjoy it. Then something happened. Anything colourful started to offend him. He got better but he can still detect green food even if he doesn’t see if go in his mouth. It is quite astonishing. I worry that he is going to get in the habit of eating the wrong foods. I don’t want to force George to eat foods he doesn’t want to eat as I think meal times should be a pleasurable experience. Here is one of my pasta bol recipes for packing veggies into my fussy little toddler. Continue Reading