At some point I think a lot of us sit and wonder what else we could do as a career.  On those days when the kids at school have been little monkeys (that’s putting it politely), the paperwork is mounting up and I have three sets of books to mark before the following morning I wonder what else I could be doing with my life. Research carried out by education recruitment specialists ITN Mark found that 47% of Brits admitted that they had considered looking elsewhere. Of the 1,500 men and women questioned, 10% said they had always wanted to do… View Post

The garden is one of our favourite features of the house.  It’s one of the reasons we are planning the extension, to make the most of the garden as it’s currently accessed by one single door.  As the boys grow older I can see us spending most of the summer in the back of the house and outdoors.  We have gradually been adding to our garden game collection over the past few years but as O is getting a little older, it’s time for some entertainment that is a little more grown up. O first played Jenga last year at… View Post

When we first booked Disneyland Paris it was back when we were a family of three.  There was never an intention of taking a baby with us, but life had other plans so when we eventually left for the holiday we had booked almost two years earlier it was with an 8 month old in tow.  I have to admit I was a little nervous going with a young baby as I wasn’t sure how much he would enjoy it.  Before going I spent quite a lot of time looking for information for travelling to DLP with an under 1… View Post

It feels like so much has happened in the past couple of weeks, since I last joined in with Little Loves.  We had a wonderful time at Disneyland Paris and by the end of today I will have completed my first full week back in work, and it feels like I’ve never been away.  There have been some new routines to get our heads round this week but all is going well so far, although I am looking forward to my new 3 day weekend. Read I read some lovely news yesterday that one on my favourite bloggers Laura Evelyn… View Post