February 2014


It’s Half Term and I’ve Nothing Planned

Half Term seems to have sprung up on us in record time. With the weather being as grim as it’s been, it’s tricky to know what to do with the kids during this holiday. It’s tempting to stay indoors but by the end of the week you are sure to have cabin fever and everyone will be getting a bit ratty. If you’ve got young kids like mine, your house will look like you’ve been burgled!


Help! Mealtimes and Toddler Tantrums

Toddlers can be notoriously fussy when it comes to mealtimes. This is when their stubbornest streak comes to the fore and they turn out Oscar winning  tantrums. So how do you get them to eat that food that you have lovingly prepared? Do you use reason or deception?   I suppose it depends on the child and how they respond.


Decorating a nursery: Top 5 Websites for Inspiration

Decorating a nursery for some is fun, for others it’s just another thing on the “to do” list! It’s exciting seeing it take shape and also a stark realisation that you will soon have a little person in your house.  So how do you create the dream nursery for you and your baby? Do you keep the colours fairly neutral or go bold? What about going the whole hog and opting for a theme such as Disney Princesses or Peter Rabbit? Your child may grow out of that sooner than... Read More