Yesterday I escaped the ever increasing stacks of boxes and “stuff” that filled my lounge, and headed with the kids on the bus into Leeds, for a little last minute adventure and some fun to see “The Scarecrow’s Wedding” at West Yorkshire Playhouse.  The Scarecrow’s wedding is possibly the only Julia Donaldson book I failed to read to my kids whilst they have been young (mum fail), and yet whilst… View Post

Since being little (or rather littler), both Ethan and Megan have loved and embraced rock climbing. We used to go most weeks after Pre-school and it was something they adored and looked forward to. We would play games, have fun, explore, but mostly they would learn how to boulder and climb in a safe way. The two of them are both natural climbers…inquisitive and built to explore almost anything above… View Post

Last week I had forgotten that May day meant a bank holiday, and so it suddenly felt like such a bonus on Monday to have Nathan home for the day. It was so exciting to realise Monday meant no rushing but an opportunity to be able to spend some extra time as a family. So of course we made the most of it and got the kids cleaning up!!! After… View Post

As we near the end of our Easter holidays, it’s hard to believe it’s already over. I am a little jealous that most people have another week, but then again I may be slightly excited too! We can’t complain, we have done loads and the weather on the whole has been great. Here in Yorkshire there are so many lovely places to visit, that don’t cost a lot or even… View Post