This Easter bank holiday weekend we haven’t actually got lots of busy plans, (which suits us fine). We have just got back from a few days up North visiting my Mum and my Sister and so it is really nice to land home and catch up. Our plans for the holidays include relaxing together, hoping the weather stays dry (please, please)…

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So, here we are. Harry has chicken pox (boo!) and is covered in spots. Bless him. He is doing OK though. He is a little itchy so I have been giving him Piriton to ease it as he won’t let me put Calamine Lotion on. He’s playing and seems OK so we are just waiting for them to disappear now.…

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When you have an Easter bank holiday weekend, and the weather forecast gives you just one day of sunshine throughout the four days – you have to make the most of it don’t you? Here in the UK we try to grab any opportunity to get outside whenever the weather allows us! Our garden is still a work in progress…

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We moved into our new-build home 6 months ago and still very much remain the ‘new kids on the block’ in our village. We are therefore throwing ourselves (as a family) into the local community as best as we can…trying our hardest to make friends with the neighbours and with the children and Mums at school. Everyone has been SO friendly so…

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One of the best aspects of having children is the fun and joy it brings you every day as a grown-up. It brings me such pleasure to see how much enjoyment they get out of anything I do with them. I know lots of people find the holidays too commercialised, but to be honest I love getting involved in anything seasonal with the children…

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