I can’t say that N has a decorated bedroom. (Or even a tidy one). The OH likes magnolia walls so that’s what there is in the majority of the house. N isn’t worried about having a colourful room, although one day I would like to decorate it properly for him. Maybe it would encourage him … Read More about Tween desk ideas and accessories
Week 4 of the summer holidays and it was a hard one being back at work after having last week off camping. N was out on the farm with his dad…well, that and spending time playing with his cousin, and going out doing shepherding jobs with his uncle. Simple times, and a lot of getting … Read More about Project 52 2019 week 33 – umbrellas
On our annual camping trip we’ve always been fairly lucky until this year. Usually we have 1 day that’s a bit drizzly, but the rest are reasonable. We have had to rush on the last day to beat the rain’s arrival when striking camp. And we’ve ‘slept’ through winds, ending up with a broken pole … Read More about Tips for camping in storms and keeping hold of your tent
Over the years, readers have found my blog via different questions, some about swimming lessons for kids. As we’ve had a long swimming journey from baby swimming lessons with Water Babies to toddler swimming, through to faster progress now, there’s plenty of swimming resources if you search for swimming. I wanted to answer some of … Read More about Swimming lessons for kids – the questions parents have
Rainy days on holiday especially when you’re camping aren’t fun. Yes you can still go on the beach but once your children get older it holds recipe in the wet. So when we knew we were going to get a wet morning I went on the search for somewhere to visit in north Devon that … Read More about The Milky Way Adventure Park, Devon
Swimming classes have been hard work for N. From starting at 4 months old, then changing from baby and toddler swimming to normal swimming lessons. It took him 6 years to achieve his 10 metre badge without a float aid. I always thought swimming isn’t really his thing. But maybe it is. He’s just been … Read More about Moving up in swimming class – is it his thing?