Introducing Your Little Ones To Mother Nature

Lake surrounded by fields and mountains in the background

Starting a family is such a beautiful experience. Being a parent means that you get to introduce your little ones to so many amazing things and get to see their smiles grow as they learn each day. In today’s society, one of the most important skipped introductions in youngsters is to mother nature, as from an ever-smaller age children are grasping onto smartphones and spending an extraordinary amount of time indoors. If you want to ensure that your little ones[Read more]

Foxes Farm Corn Maze Review

Man pushing pram through a corn maze

We took a trip to Foxes Farm, Aldham to have a go in their corn maze and see their pumpkin patch. We were gifted the entry to the maze but all thoughts and opinions are my own. This was the first time that we had ever visited Foxes farm but it was easy to find and had loads of parking available. It is £1 to park and you pay when you leave the farm.  We were blessed with beautiful weather[Read more]

Three Alternatives For When You Can’t Conceive.

Baby boy in his bouncy chair with a smile on his face

Trying to conceive? Deciding to start a family can be one of the happiest, most exciting times in you and your partner’s lives. It’s the start of a long road filled with some hard work, a lot of joy and no shortage of laughter. Which can make it that much more distressing when you find yourselves having trouble conceiving. The first and most important thing to do is not to blame yourselves. There are dozens of reasons that a couple[Read more]

5 very low cost Christmas activities

We all know how stressful the Christmas season can get when it comes to our finance! So, it can be difficult to think of things that you can do with your children that are not going to cost you a fortune. What people sometimes forget is that Christmas activities can in actual fact be very inexpensive, if you use your imagination. Here are five ideas to get you started. 1. Christmas carolling. You could do a quick search on the[Read more]

Thinking About Divorce When You Have Children

Divorce certificate being cut with scissors

.If you’re a parent and thinking about divorce, you will probably wonder what age is going to be best for the kids. There is most definitely not a magic number when it comes to defining the right age for kids. Although age is a valid consideration, there is no age that makes them more resilient. There are still other factors that should be considered too.  Have a look below at some of the factor you should be keeping in mind[Read more]

Harry Putter golf – Felixstowe

We decided to visit Harry Putter crazy golf in Felixstowe as we were studying Harry Potter as part of our home school. We had heard that it was supposed to be based on Harry Potter, hence the name! The golf is a 13 hole indoor course at the back of Charles Mannings amusements on the sea front. The golf is priced at £3 a person which is pretty reasonable as other crazy golf courses we’ve seen have been charging triple[Read more]

Chloe’s Baby Shower

Woman and her pregnant daughter in the garden at a baby shower with baby related decorations around the main picture

On July 7th I threw Chloe a baby shower. I had very little time to prep and plan and I was on a low budget, but I think that it went well. I planned for an afternoon shower, 2pm – 6pm. Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves which was the main thing. It was especially difficult for me as I had never even been to a baby shower before let alone host one! This is where Pinterest is so handy!  The[Read more]

Ipswich comic-con

child dressed in cosplay as Deku for comic-con

Ipswich Comic-con On Sunday 30th June we attended our first ever comic-con and it was conveniently located  in our home town. Over the last year, Faith has really gotten into anime and cos play so when she asked to go to comic-con I was not surprised. We purchased our tickets in advance as that allowed entry an hour before the doors opened to the pay on the gate crowds. We had no idea what to expect or how busy it[Read more]

Why you should encourage your young child to swim

Baby swimming under the water

Learning to swim Every parent wants to help their child with the skills that will take them through life safely and confidently. Being able to swim should definitely be on the list. Having swimming lessons from a young age means that your child should know what to do if they ever find themselves unexpectedly out of their depth in water; it’s also a fun hobby that will help them to learn new skills, make friends and develop stamina. Finally, it[Read more]

Crabbing in Suffolk

Man and his daughter on the beach crabbing and a small image of a crab

Last weekend we went crabbing in Bawdsey which is on the Suffolk coast. We had a great time although we felt a little daunted too. We had never been before so we were not quite sure as to what we were doing. Now that we’ve been, I thought I would share some information about crabbing in case you have never been and wanted to give it a go. What you need You actually need very little to go crabbing. We[Read more]