Make a Family Wish Jar to create memories

Lat year I sat down with the boys on the 1st of January and asked them what they would like to do during the year. I explained that I was talking about experiences rather than getting things and gave some examples. They both came up with some great ideas and…

Lessons learnt last year

2016 was a  bit of a weird one for me, I can’t chose one word to describe it. Beautiful, heartbreaking, loving, challenging, inspiring and so many more. I entered this year full of hopes and dreams an optimist painting a rosy picture, determined to make it the best year yet.…

Christmas Time – 24 hours of Christmas Eve

*This is a collaborative post Everybody has different Christmas traditions and over the years as a little family we have started to create our own. For me the 24 hours before Christmas Day is my favourite, you can almost taste the excitement fizzing through the air.  The final countdown to…

A sad day to be a woman

As a woman and a mother to boys and a girl today has made me sad. Living in what looks like a World that doesn’t like differences be they your religion, race or sexual orientation.  Most of all as a woman I despair at the news that a man who…