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Jessica standing in front of a tree looking out over a big branch - "Country Kids"

Country Kids 14/08/21

Summer is such a great time for getting out and about on adventures and making memories. I love discovering new places to visit, enjoying a rare trip to the beach…

The word 'eventful' in blue

Friday Focus 13/08/21 – Eventful

It’s been an eventful couple of weeks for us, starting off with a trip down to Cornwall for a week’s holiday at Coombe Mill. On the whole, we had a…

Sophie feeding the goats at Coombe Mill

Why we love holidays at Coombe Mill

We have visited Coombe Mill in Cornwall a few times now for family holidays and love it there. Our previous stays have been over Christmas but after Covid scuppered our…

Hubby (holding a photo of Jessica) with Thomas sitting on his lap, Sophie and me out in the garden

Me and Mine – July 2021

This month has brought with it a lot of reminders of how quickly time passes by and how precious those childhood moments with my children are. Sophie has finished infant…

Jessica standing in front of a tree looking out over a big branch - "Country Kids"

Country Kids 31/07/21

The summer holidays are in full swing and we’ve been enjoying planning our adventures and getting out and about together. From big days out to simple pleasures like a sunset…

The word 'three' with the first 'e' changed for a '3'

Friday Focus 30/07/21 – Three

We’ve had a little birthday boy this week with Thomas turning three on Monday. I can’t quite believe my baby boy is three already – it really doesn’t seem very…

A Lego model of Windsor Castle with the England men's football team in front and a banner saying "Well done England"

What can you do at LEGOLAND with little children?

LEGOLAND Windsor has always been a favourite place to visit with my children. We used to go regularly in the days before Jessica started school thanks to having a preschool…

Thomas at the table with a jigsaw puzzle

To Thomas… now you are three

Darling Thomas, Today is your third birthday. I can’t quite believe that it’s three years since you made your somewhat unusual entrance into this world. Three years of loving you,…

The word balance drawn balancing on a line

Friday Focus 23/07/21 – Balance

The first week of the summer holidays has been all about trying to find a balance between having fun with Sophie and Thomas whilst also managing various work and church…

Sophie on the first day of Reception and the last day of Year 2

Reflecting on the end of infant school

Sophie’s time at infant school has now come to a close. She’s said goodbye to the school she knew for the last three years and will be starting at a…