Random Stuff

This section is about various topics to do with parenting, being a parent and anything else relevant

Computer Use For Kids – What are the rules in your home?

How much time do your kids spend in front of screens of one kind or another and is that time supervised? A recent report from the Children’s Commissioner, Anne Longfield, urges parents to tempt children… View Post

Chores We Hate

I saw this on Facebook this morning, and it got me thinking about all the chores/jobs we all do everyday and whether I agree. I did write a post ages ago about what is your… View Post

An Important Question?

So while I am not sleeping too well at the moment, apart from what is keeping me awake at night, I have the odd random thought pop into my head, and I have an important… View Post

Men and Shopping

Probably like most of us, I do the food shopping every week, I never take a list as I am a nightmare with lists, as my Mum found out when I went with her and… View Post

Valentines Day

Whether you are in a relationship or not, you can not escape Valentines Day, it is being advertised everywhere from 2nd January. We never celebrate Valentines Day, my Husband says why should I pay double… View Post

Pancake Day

So today is Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday as some people call it.  A day that children and adults love, where you get to eat loads of pancakes, what more does anyone need. Shrove Tuesday,… View Post

An Auction For Charity

You may or may not know that my husband is a photographer and we run our own photography studio. He is also an official photographer for Heels for Combat. One of our models who we… View Post

Halfords – Competition to win a New Bike and Ride with Chris Boardman

Do you like getting out there on your bike and going for a lovely bike ride? whether it is just out with the kids on a leisurely family bike rid, or something a bit more… View Post

Marriage – Yes or No?

I read an interesting article the other day about marriage, and what it means to people now and is it a thing of the past. Do we need to get married now. I first married… View Post

Something a Little Less Scary

I know for all of you out there with younger children, enjoying the baby stage where they stay in one place and coo and smile at you, or the toddler stage where they are turning… View Post