Carly Bear, On Your First Day at School…

Last night I stood over you for a little longer than I usually do, watching you sleep, seeing the rise and fall of your chest. It seems impossible that my little girl is going to school. It’s a total cliche, I know, but these past five years have really flown by and it feels like so little time ago that I was eagerly waiting your arrival. Now, with just a...

Food & Fitness Friday – Back to School Lunchbox Ideas 

The summer is drawing to a close and it will soon be time for school to start once again. Fortunately for us, both of the children will be having free school meals, but if you plan on providing a lunchbox for your little one, I’ve come up with a list of items for inspiration to keep things mixed up throughout the week!  It’s worth noting that some schools have stricter...

My Monthly Plans – September 

As you’ll know by now, I’m currently away in Santorini. It was really weird scheduling this post, knowing that by the time it went live I will have already been out here for a few days and will be getting married in the morning (eek!).  September is obviously very exciting for us, not only because of our holiday and wedding but it also sees Carly start school for the first...

My Monthly Plans – July 

Buckle up because this month is a jam packed one! With only 2 months until our wedding, stress levels are fairly high. I’m trying to leave August fairly relaxed and chilled as July is going to go by in a blur…  1st – Dorset Bump to Baby Show  I wasn’t sure whether to attend this show or not as Benjamin isn’t exactly a ‘newborn’ anymore, but I can’t resist a...

10 Things I’ve Learnt since becoming a School Parent

As Cameron’s first year at school comes to an end (still can’t get over the fact I’ll have a child in year one in a couple of months!), I’m a little ashamed by the fact that even though Cameron settled into school fairly quickly, I still don’t feel very with it when it comes to being a school child parent. Here are the 10 things I’ve learnt in the first...