An Interview With Jo Middleton Who Writes Slummy Single Mummy

Second up in my new series of interviews with some of the UK’s biggest bloggers is Jo Middleton. There is no doubt that Jo is a premier mum blogger consistently hitting the number one spot on the bloggers lists, plus winning many awards along the years. If you take a look at her blog, you will instantly know why. It’s funny, serious and above all Jo is easily one of the most engaging writers around today. Her style of writing is always a pleasure to read. There are not many days that go by that I don’t take a look… [Read More]

Teaching Your Children Problem Solving

I have always believed it’s so important to teach our children from a very young age to problem solve, but I’m not talking only about maths problem or a word search in a magazine although they are problems that will definitely teach them lots and help with their academic education. Life isn’t only about problem solving when it comes to education Our children need to learn that problem solving will be in every part of their lives so teaching them young problem solving techniques is vital. It will equip them though the minefield of those difficult teenage years, we all… [Read More]

The Sun Has Arrived Finally: My Sunday Photo

So finally the beast of the east has left us, and the skies have turned blue, and there is a strange yellow circle called the sun shining brightly, and quite honestly it feels like it’s been six months since we last saw the sun. No wait, it is six months since we last saw it, haha! So yesterday we decided to meet up with family and visit our local park for a picnic and a day out for some fun. Our local park is about a ten minute drive from where we live. It is fantastic to have a park… [Read More]

The Benefits of a More Laid Back Wedding Reception

For many people, weddings are about throwing a huge party and inviting everyone you’ve ever met. However, is that really the best way to organise your wedding? Or are there better ways to go about it? The laid back approach might turn out to be the best one for you because it allows you to interact with people more easily. There are lots of others benefits of this kind of wedding reception too, so read on to learn more about them. Image Source The Atmosphere at the Reception Will be More Intimate A wedding should always feel close, intimate and friendly…. [Read More]

Co-Sleeping And Twins Seriously What’s The Problem

Our twin girls are six years old and yes! Shock horror they still find their way into our bed most nights of the week, does it bother me well quite honestly not a lot. This is my reasons why? Nothing in this world can prepare you for having twin babies, two demanding babies who each want feeding, a nappy change and want a nap, and this is usually happening at the same time. It’s a 24/7 job that gives you basically no rest for the first 18 months. So it would be no surprise that eventually you give in and… [Read More]

A Guide To Helping Your Child Adjust To Day Care

Every parent remembers that first day at a care centre, and more often than not, for all the wrong reasons, with screaming junior being gently restrained by a professional carer while mum makes her exit. The reason for such anxiety is really quite simple to understand, as the child had not undergone any preparation for this transition – which is huge for a toddler who is always in a familiar and secure environment at home, and more importantly, mum never leaves their side. In order to prevent a stressful experience on that up and coming first day of separation, here… [Read More]

Do You Trust Your GP’s Practice?

Regular readers of my blog will know that I have been suffering from high blood pressure since Christmas. This has resulted in two incidents of me being hospitalised, and on the second occasion this resulted in me having a stroke, which, as I have written, was a very scary and frightening experience. My open question is, could it all have been avoided? I think it could have been had my GP’s practice just taken a bit more time to monitor me properly, instead of giving me a tablet and sending me on my way, because quite honestly it wasn’t good… [Read More]

An Interview With John Adams Who Writes Dad Blog UK

First up in my series of interviews with some of the UK’s top bloggers is John Adams. John without a doubt in my opinion is the number one dad blogger in the UK today. His blog is always fresh, new and innovative, and there are not many days that go by that I don’t read it. I am very fortunate to call John a friend, but also somebody that has helped me massively on my blogging journey. I feel very honoured and privileged in having John agree to being interviewed on my blog. So a massive thank you to John…. [Read More]