Moon and Star One of my favourite times of the day is bedtime.  Not because I’m glad to get O into bed but because it’s story time and I love reading my son his bedtime story.  It’s our time to cuddle up together in his bed whilst we read a book together. O has a few favourites that he asks to be read again and again, Stick Man and Ten Wriggly Wiggly Caterpillars I have read more times than I care to remember, but generally he likes to hear new stories and loves a new book.  When I was a… View Post

Bruges has always been on my top ten list of places I’d love to visit.  Having spent an amazing New Years Eve in Brussels what feels like a lifetime ago, I have a soft spot for Belgium and the pictures I had seen of Bruges looked so beautiful I needed to visit. When we first looked into the idea of booking ourselves a mini-cruise I have to admit I was hugely swayed by the fact that the ship would be stopping in this gorgeous city.  I’ve been counting down the days for months until we would be there. Last Sunday… View Post

August is one of my favourite months for the sole reason that I get to be a stay at home mum for its entirety.  We have no timetables to stick to, no places that we really have to be and can take each day as it comes.  If it’s sunny (come on now, don’t laugh) we can head out for a walk and see where we end up.  If it pours it down we can cuddle on the couch watching Blaze and the Monster Machines on repeat.  Sadly, August is coming to an end and with it those lazy days,… View Post

In some ways it feels like it has been June forever, and in others like it has passed by in a flash.  June is always a bit of a crazy month for us, I always forget how busy I am work wise as I think I should be winding down for summer now that the Year 11 and 13’s have gone but it’s the end of year exam/report writing season so school is busier than ever. Throw in my husbands birthday, who always manages to plan a weeks worth of events to celebrate and life has been a bit hectic,… View Post