One of the biggest expenses in our family life (aside from buying a home of course) has, without a doubt, being owning a car! At times it has been more of a hindrance than a blessing, and whilst motoring is an essential when you have kids to ferry around and work to get to, it is also something that at times has been hugely unreliable and drained our pockets! In… View Post

Last night I took Megan with me to the press night of “Madagascar The musical” at Bridlington Spa, and of course she absolutely LOVED it! One of our goals this year was to take the kids on dates with each of us regularly, so that we could spend one on one time with them, and so they could have fun solo with mum or dad. We felt it was a good… View Post

This weekend has been quite a significant one for our family, as we have had the 4th Anniversary of losing our daughter Poppy and her 4th birthday (She was stillborn at term on the 16th September 2014). In recent years (and I suppose every year since) it has been a really difficult thing to have to face on the calendar and go through. It has always been filled with anxiety and… View Post

Just the other day I joked with my friend on the way home from school, saying that I am so glad that I don’t have to currently go to an office to work. People still laugh and joke with me that what I do from home isn’t a “real job” (or rather they don’t quite get “blogging” – which I am always happy to talk about), but either way I… View Post