We've had a tough few days, my youngest and I. She's basically been coughing since Sunday night and has been off school for three days now. I've not slept properly for three nights. Mid-day yesterday she informed me that she wants to be a Pilot when she grows up. Sure, whatever you want sweetheart. … Continue reading Aspirations Of My 3 Year Old
Have you ever googled "Age Appropriate Chores for Children". This is what your screen will look like if you click on the Images tab. Everyone is an authority on this subject, or so it would seem. The funny thing is, they all same very similar things it's basically just a copy and paste and reformat… Continue reading Chores For My Children
My girls can be quite rough with their toys. Majority of their dolls are stripped naked within hours of them being purchased and they then proceed to brush the doll's hair until it fluffs out and knots. I decided to try to 'help' restore these previous fashionistas to their former glory by attempting to repair… Continue reading How to Repair Doll’s Hair
As soon as the Trolls movie came out, we went to watch it at the movies. You can read my review of that here. As I predicted, my house is now littered with troll toys, towels, caps, t-shirts, sunglasses, etc. The only thing the kids don't have yet are the Trolls duvet-cover and curtains. At… Continue reading Trolls – The Soundtrack Of My Weekend!
Can it still be called a box? I mean most of them are flat and hang off the wall, so maybe they should be called a portrait? I digress already. Here are my top 1o favourite shows to watch on TV, even though half of them are no longer in production. In no particular order… Continue reading My Top 10 Guilty Pleasures on The Box
Many bloggers participate in weekly linkys, in conjunction with their twitter handles. This helps us all to showcase our own blogs, and to find new blogs we love and can connect with. Each linky has its own unique rules and niche, but there are a number of common rules that they all have, and in order… Continue reading Linky Etiquette
For the past 10 days I have been working on costumes for the girls. Their (Catholic) school celebrates Shrove Tuesday every year by having a fancy-dress day. Each year or class gets their own theme, and then the older years run a contest to determine a winner. For the younger kids (pre-school), it's not supposed… Continue reading When Your Kids Hurt Your Feelings
Today's image is my actual 'To Do' List, today. Fairy wings - to go with the Disney Fairy outfits I've made for them for the Shrove Tuesday dress up day at school tomorrow, because store bought costumes are too common they want to be different! 🤦🏼♀️ Motorbike Tyre - this involved following my husband in… Continue reading My Real Life To Do List for today!
I originally took the photo in my featured image because as I went to tidy up their shoes left exactly like that, it struck me how different they are. At that exact moment I heard them laughing together in their shared bedroom. It was one of a million tiny moments in time where my heart… Continue reading My Daughters Are Sisters
As parents we often complain about how inquisitive our kids are. If you try to tell me that the "But why mom?" doesn't get to you, you're a liar! It gets to all of us! But there are some questions us as parents ask every day, which, in my opinion, must be rhetorical because the… Continue reading Top 5 Questions all Parents want Answers to … or do we?