I love doing themed trails through the woods with the children. We’ve done a few of the ones based on our favourite Julia Donaldson books over the years. It’s been a while since we last visited Wendover Woods though. I think our last visit was when we did the Stick… View Post

From the mouths of babes – March 2019

From the mouths of babes – March 2019

From the mouths of babes is my monthly post capturing some of the things my children say. It originally started as a weekly linky but as this gradually fizzled out, I stopped recording those little sayings and found I missed it. One of the things that I love about my… View Post

#365daysofgratitude 2019 – Week 9

#365daysofgratitude 2019 – Week 9

For three years, I have taken part in a daily gratitude challenge, sharing a photo of one thing I am thankful for each day on Instagram. There have been days when finding little things to be grateful for has been very easy to do and others when it has been… View Post

Country Kids 02/03/19

Country Kids 02/03/19

Welcome to Country Kids. Country Kids, originally hosted by Fiona at Coombe Mill, is all about sharing outdoor family fun. It was one of the first linkies I joined in when I started my blog four years ago and helped inspire me to enjoy so many outdoor adventures with my… View Post

Friday Focus 01/03/19 – Struggling through

Friday Focus 01/03/19 – Struggling through

Life has felt like an uphill struggle lately. I’m tired and run-down having spent most of half-term suffering from flu and this week getting over it. Grief has been hitting very hard lately as we get closer and closer to the first anniversary of Jessica’s death. Memories of this time… View Post

Me and Mine – February 2019

Me and Mine – February 2019

It has been ten and a half months since Jessica died. The memories from this time last year are now an ever-increasing series of “last times” – last birthday party, last time seeing Nanny, last heart check-up. As we hurtle towards the anniversary we dread, the storm of grief has… View Post