2017-07-12

Teaching children to drive with Young Driver

At first when I heard that children could start driving at specialised courses from as young as 10 in a full sized car, I could not quite believe it.  Part of me thought the idea was crazy and how on earth could children manage to drive a car being that small – then I realised,
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Do you want to be a Ninja?

If you are an adult or a child, at some point in your life you have had the want to be a ninja. Be it creeping in late from a night out, most likely when drunk, or as a child trying to get up to the automatic doors in the supermarket without them opening, we
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Half Term Boredom Buster Suggestions

With the half term just around the corner, you may be looking forward to the week long break with the children, but all of us parents know that by the end of the holidays we are wishing the normality of day to day life to arrive back, and quickly. The crowd of “I’m bored!”, “I’m
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Getting a passport renewal

It is one of those things I had been putting off for ages and then all of a sudden, I needed a passport and quickly.  I filled in my details online and discovered that my first attempt at renewing my passport using the online service was declined because my photos were not quite right –
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40 things to do before turning 40 – the realistic parents version

I have three years, and seven months to go until I hit 40. This only dawned on me properly recently. I’m getting older, I am the grown up! Turning 30 was not such a big deal, it was marked by a wonderful holiday, but I didn’t feel any different and even now, in my own
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Tired of worn out tyres!

If you have followed my blog and social media channels for some time you may know my ongoing saga with my car.  Let’s just give you a little recap in case you are new or have not been kept up to date with my car woes.  Blown out tyre on m62 junction 9  Blown out
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Hotel Review – Ibis Styles Southwark Rose

Recently I was invited to attend BritMums 16 as a room monitor and for my visit to the Big Smoke, I was lucky enough to get the chance to work with the Ibis Hotel group who provided me with accommodation in their Southwark Bridge Hotel.  I have to admit, I am not a fan of
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Fruit Shoot Mini Mudder

Kids should get out more – as parents we hear it all the time.   “Back in our day, we played in mud, we came in when the streetlights came on, we didn’t have mobile phones to keep us entertained.”  How many times have you heard something like that being said to you, or even
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