Book Review ~ The Secret Of Nightingale Wood

The Secret Of Nightingale Wood Lucy Strange

Book Blurb

1919. Henry has moved to the countryside with her parents and her baby sister, Piglet – all still scarred by the death of her brother. Alone in her head, she begins to explore her surroundings, encouraged by her only friends – characters from her favourite books. Nobody much notices when she wanders into the woods at the bottom of the garden and meets Moth, a striking witch-like woman. Together they form a bond that could help Henry save her family. Read more

Why I Use A Bullet Journal To Organise My Large Family

Usiing a bullet jiurnal to organise a large family
Bullet journal: A history

A bullet journal isn’t an old concept and is often referred to in its short term, BuJo.

Ryder Carroll was in need of a system that would allow him to keep a diary, take notes, create to-do lists and plan for the future, something that would work with his learning disabilities and not hinder them. After sharing his rapid logging system with coworkers and friends it fast became a ‘thing’, the planner community embraced it and creatives switched it up. Read more

Reflections And Projections ~ February Round Up

A round up of birthdays, kids growing up, Beauty and the Beast, Pancake day and partners working away.

Reflections and Projections. February round up. Pancake Day. Beauty and the Beast.

February hasn’t seemed to pass as quite as fast as January did. Christmas is a memory and Pancake day is around the corner (move over Slimming world, mumma’s  got some flipping to do!) Read more

5 Lessons I’ve Learnt From My Daughter ~ Happy 10th Birthday Lily-Blue

5 Lessons I've Learnt From My Daughter

This week we celebrated Lily-Blues 10th birthday. It doesn’t actually feel like I was bringing her home that long ago. But, there are certain points when you really look at someone and see the changes and appreciate them on a whole other level.

5 lessons I’ve learnt from my daughter. Life Lessons. Learning lessons

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Reflections And Projections ~ January Round Up

Football mum, Girls Brigade, Sendco, Christmas , January Round Up

I can’t believe I’m writing January round up as my blog post already. How fast has this month passed!? I’m not sure if it’s an age related thing, maybe we become more aware of time as we get older. Read more

The Joys Of Being A Football Mum

Every parent feels that pang of sheer pride when their child performs could be a school play, a dance performance, a football match or even their make-believe theatre in the living room with teddies as a fill in audience.

The Flip Side

As a football mum once a week the boy needs to go to training. So for an hour and a half (15 minutes either side) I’m out in the dark, tooing and froing, attempting to feed the others and being taxi of mum. Read more