There are moments when I just look at my children and realise how quickly they grow and change. Looking at this month’s photos was one of those moments. Sophie looks so much more grown-up. She’s settled into her role as a big sister, embraced the changes that come with being… View Post

Sophie’s first Remembrance Sunday parade

Sophie’s first Remembrance Sunday parade

Each year, Jessica and Sophie’s Girls’ Brigade company takes part in the local Remembrance Sunday parade. Jessica took part in two parades while she was with Girls’ Brigade, but this year was Sophie’s first time taking part.     It was an earlier start that we usually have on a… View Post

Crafting with kids: 3 simple Christmas card ideas

Crafting with kids: 3 simple Christmas card ideas

Homemade Christmas cards are always nice. For this month’s #BostikBlogger craft, Sophie and I have had fun making a few Christmas cards. We’ve used three different designs for our cards, each of which are simple for children to make.     Ribbon Christmas trees You will need: Folded card Ribbon… View Post

#365daysofgratitude – Week 45

#365daysofgratitude – Week 45

For the last two years, I have taken part in a daily gratitude challenge – sharing one photo a day on Instagram of something I am grateful for. It’s taught me to look for the little things and has made me a more positive person. It has not always been… View Post

Country Kids 10/11/18

Country Kids 10/11/18

Welcome to Country Kids. Country Kids was one of the first linkies I joined in when I started my blog four years ago. It helped inspire me to enjoy so many outdoor adventures with my girls and create happy memories. It is an honour to be taking over hosting Country… View Post

Thomas’s christening

Thomas’s christening

Last weekend was a very special occasion as we celebrated Thomas’s christening at our church. It was a beautiful, but bittersweet day. The last time our friends and family came together in our church was for Jessica’s funeral. It was lovely to be together again for a much happier occasion,… View Post