It’s Party Time at Smyths Superstores!

Last week Ava decided that she would like to go to Smyths toy shop to spend her money on some new clothes for her babies. She’s saved up a bit in her cute Elephant piggy bank (thanks Aunty Emma) and I’d said she was allowed to spend it on something of her choosing at Smyths (within reason). Alas, once she was…

5 Ways I’m Weaning My Daughter Off Her Tablet

My child is rather obsessed with her tablet, as I know a lot of children are in this day and age. I seriously think she would watch it all day every day if I would let her, which makes me pretty sad. I don’t mind her watching it at all, particularly when she’s absolutely exhausted after school and just needs…

World Book Day – Easy Kids Costume Ideas

From having a child at school for the first time last year, I have learnt that schools also like to make us parents work pretty hard too. From newsletters to read, clubs to book onto, pe kits to remember, homework to encourage completion of and help with, and forms to fill out – there is always something we have to…

My Daughter at 5 Years Old

At the beginning of January my little munchkin turned 5 years old, which is just completely insane. Sometimes I really can’t believe I am the mother of a five year old, and yet when I see her in her little school uniform or listen to her speak, she seems so grown up. I’m so incredibly proud of her, and she…