Celebrating The #SmallVictories With Vauxhall Astra

Do you ever have one of those crappy days which are totally transformed by something  small and insignificant happening? You know the stuff I mean – think things like finding a fiver in a coat you’ve not worn in a while, getting the last loaf of bread from the shop or your toddler filling her […]

My Top 5 Parenting Dry Retch Moments

If you’re feeling queasy, currently eating or are considering having kids, then I implore you to stop reading now. You see, parenting is far from glamorous. You may think that it’s all about cuddles, kisses and coochy coos, but you’d be hugely mistaken, my friend. Parenting is bloody gross. In fact, apart from maybe a […]

Review: A Family-Friendly Activity Holiday To Hampshire

For the third year running, we were invited by Hampshire’s Top Attractions to visit Hants for a short break. Having never really holidayed in the county prior to a few years ago, it’s now somewhere we instantly think of when it comes to family staycations. As Toddler L has just turned three, the emphasis of […]

Continuing Potty Training And Toddler L’s Week 7 Update

Over the last few weeks, our potty training journey has continued to chug along. Toddler L has come a long way since those first tentative forays onto the potty. We’re not fully toilet trained yet, but I can see the light at the end of the potty training tunnel. The title probably gave it away, […]

The Onset Of Nesting: Sorting Out Toddler L’s Old Baby Clothes

We always had plans for a second kid. Obviously not everything can be planned when it comes to conceiving, but all being well, we saw ourselves with two children. As such, we’ve literally thrown nothing away from the days when Toddler L was Baby L. The assumption was that we may need it again in […]

Review: The Original Konfidence Swim Jacket (At Splash Landings Waterpark)

A few weeks ago, we had the chance to visit Alton Towers as part of our role as Konfidence Swimologists during 2017. During our mini-break, we were able to stay at the brand new CBeebies Land Hotel, visit the main theme park and CBeebies Land, plus also check out the waterpark at the Splash Landings […]

Getting Ready For Toddler L’s 3rd Birthday

And just like *that*, it’s Toddler L’s 3rd birthday. During the early hours of Friday morning, it will have been 1,097 days, 26,328 hours, 1,579,680 minutes or 94,780,800 seconds (depending on your time measurement of choice) since she disembarked the mothership. I’m not quite sure where that time has gone – I can still remember so […]