Coronavirus Diary: What I’ve learnt to help us home school.

So, we’re currently in week…I’ve lost count actually, of home schooling. The last couple of weeks have certainly been a learning curve for me. I learnt a lot about myself…such as, I am rubbish at cursive and I have less patience that I thought (some swear words may have been uttered under my breath). This…

19 Must Watch Family Christmas Films.

Christmas movies are part of most families festival traditions. My family included. Every year ‘Father Christmas’ leaves a movie for us to watch, along with some snacks for Christmas Eve. But we also spend the weeks leading up to Christmas watching both our favourites and trying out some new films. Here’s my 10 films that…

A Spooky Visit to the Ascarium (Sea Life Centre, Great Yarmouth)

(Gifted Ad) This year Halloween, like most other events, has been affected by the Coronavirus. However, The Sea Life Centre has come up with a fun, family event for the season…Ascarium (“dum – dum – dahhhhh”). From the 10th October till the 1st November the Sea Life Centre has had a spooky transformation. The wizard…

How to Make Microwave Playdough.

Today is a rainy day and we’re looking for something fun to do indoors. So we decided to make playdough. I usually make it on the hob but as I wanted my 5 year old to help I decided on the microwave version instead. For this recipe you’ll need/ Tablespoon of oil 1 cup of…

Alternative Ways to Celebrate Halloween This Year

A lot of celebrations have had to change this year. Coronavirus has meant that birthdays, weddings and now Halloween have had to tweaked and rearranged to fit in with the new rules and safety guidelines. Our usual way to celebrate Halloween is to do fun crafts, choose a costume and go Trick or Treating on…

5 ways parenthood has changed and inspired me.

I wanted to write about inspiration. I must have typed 10 or more titles and each one I deleted as it sounded too self righteous and too overdone by other writers. So, I decided to write about what I know. Parenting. When that little bundle of joy is placed into your arms, a whole new…

Our Hideaway Holiday to Haven (SeaShore)

This year we had decided to holiday in the UK. We booked a caravan at Haven Seashore in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. We were excited at the idea of the swimming pool and splash zone, the indoor soft play and the Cakery. I was excited for the boys to get to know Rory and the gang,…

Days Out: Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach (during Covid19)

We recently came back off holiday from Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. It’s a really odd time at the moment. With coronavirus still be about but the country opening up more, it was a big decision to make. Do we go and enjoy our holiday (booked before lockdown) or do we look into the risks and…

Keeping my little one safe from the sun with the Snooze Shade.

Review of a gifted item from Snooze Shade. All opinions are my own and based on my experience using the product over a week so was fully tried and tested. We have recently come back from a holiday to the coast. In true British style the weather was incredibly changeable. We had packed for everything…

Coronavirus Diary: Visiting the National Trust

Coronavirus and lockdown have been with us so long now that it’s starting to just feel ‘normal’. All our normal places to visit have been closed. We’ve made use of our garden and local open spaces in our community, but I was excited when I read that more outdoor areas were opening. The first place…