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…

Things we liked and loved in October

The good news about it being November already is that it’s now ok to start talking about Christmas, isn’t it? We had a great month in October and I have finally forgiven the weather for turning into a rather beautiful Autumn and taking away the summer. I’ve decided for this…

When a dog jumped on to my babies face!

Earlier today whilst at a local country park a dog jumped up into Ava’s pushchair on to her face and I had to pull it off before its owner caught up with it, who then not only didn’t check to see if she was ok, walked off without even a sorry!…