X is for X-rated! : Relationship A-Z

“Sex is more than an act of pleasure, it’s the ability to be able to feel so close to a person, so connected, so comfortable that it’s almost breathtaking to the point you feel you can’t take it. And at this moment you’re a part of them” – Thom Yorke. We are nearing the end of this series now. So, of course, sex does have to come into the equation, or at the very least, intimacy. In my opinion, a[Read more]

Helping your child start again after moving somewhere new

Young girl standing on the side of the road with a silver suitcase reading for moving

It’s one of those parts of life that is daunting for every member of the family. When you decide to make the move to somewhere new for a better life, or because things are cheaper, the people it impacts the most are your children. Unfortunately however old or young they are, they will feel some negative effects. What can we do to help make our children see the benefits of starting again after moving somewhere new? Finding That Right School[Read more]

Five Ways With Waffles #AD

A waffle maker and three different topped sweet waffles

I was gifted a waffle maker from the lovely people at VonShef and challenged to create some waffles. As I have an extremely sweet tooth of course I opted for sweet waffles! In order to make the waffles, you will need a waffle maker and I have to say, the one I used from VonShef is absolutely brilliant. I was a bit  hesitant at first as I have tried things like this in the past and normally end up making[Read more]

Home School Linky – 01

A black board with white writing and a row of pencils. Text on board - the monthly home school linky

Welcome to my new monthly home school linky! A place for all posts, new and old, which relate to homeschooling children. For other bloggers, it will be a place to share your content and connect with other like-minded bloggers and for my readers, it will be a great resource if you are home educating or thinking of doing so. The rules You can post up to two posts each linky. For each post you add, you need to comment on[Read more]

Family games, a baby shower and more!

image 1 - two ladies at a baby shower playing a game where you need to smell a nappy smeared in chocolate to guess the chocolate but it looks like you are smelling baby poop! Image 2 a waffle with ice cream and strawberries on top drizzled in chocolate sauce. Image 3 - a young girl playing crazy golf in a corridor which has bookshelves painted on the wall in the background.

July has been a busy month! We have had lots going on with the family but in many ways, I think that I actually prefer it that way. Big Family Game Night This month’s big family game night was at my mum’s and was bigger than ever as my brother and his partner came too for the first time ever! The only missing family member was Chloe as she was at a wedding. I did not enjoy this one as[Read more]

Three ways to make any home more homely

A shelf with a pot plant, pumpkin and book to make the home more homely

The happier you are with the home you keep, the more you are likely to enjoy life in general. That is something which you will find is particularly easy to do if you can follow some basic steps, and they are certainly worth looking into for that reason. The truth is that making your home nice is both easy and an essential part of ensuring that you can be much happier with your life in general. There are a few[Read more]

Come Travel With Me Linky – 3

Hello and Welcome to the weekly Come Travel With Me linky #CTWM Any travel-related post is welcome, old or new. It could be travel tips or days out or holidays in the UK or further afield. </p> <div align=”center”><a href=”https://mumonamissionforabetterlife.co.uk” title=”Mum on a mission for a better life”><img src=” https://mumonamissionforabetterlife.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Come-Travel-With-Me-Linky-e1560239837337.png” style=”border:none;” /></a></div> <p> The Rules Please only link one post each week – I will delete any extra posts or unrelated content. The linky will open every Wednesday at 6[Read more]

August idea list!

Pad and pen. Chalk board with thought bubble drawn on and a light bulb in the bubble indicating an idea

Welcome to the August Idea List. If you are new to the blog you can read all about the Idea List and the accompanying Facebook group here. I hope you find it useful and if you join in, I would love to hear how you get on. Thursday 1st: Make sure you plan and buy all of your needed occasion cards for the month of September. Friday 2nd: Get the kids to declutter their wardrobes. With them being on their summer[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]

W is for Want: Relationship A-Z

Two hands making a heart shape by connecting their thumb and fingers together

Good relationships don’t just happen; they take time, patience and two people who truly want to work to be together – Unknown. It may sound obvious but both people need to want to make the relationship work and both need to be willing to put the effort in to make it a success. It can not all be on one person. Sometimes one of the people may not even realise that their heart is no longer in the relationship as[Read more]