We are always looking for something fun to do as a family at the weekend, however since Covid-19 hit we obviously haven’t been able to do a lot. We are also a lot more cautious about where we go as we are very conscious about keeping ourselves and others safe. We were very kindly invited … More Jumpin inflatable park Derby – September 2020
We booked a trip to Bolsover Castle to do their Easter Egg hunt activity, it’s not far from us at all and we were so thankful to be able to get out and have a change of scenery. Bolsover Castle was built in the 12th century and is now in the care of English Heritage, … More Trip to Bolsover Castle -April 2021
Today, the 23rd of March 2021 marks a year since lockdown first began, to think a year ago we hadn’t heard of the words social distancing, wearing masks was what people in other countries did and we had no idea what lay in store for us. At first, I admit I found it a bit … More A reflection on today marks one year since the start of lockdown.
During this last lockdown from January to March, I had a brand new experience for the first time ever I was having to home school, although I’ve trained as a Teaching Assistant, one of the major things I realised was how different it is when it’s your own child sitting in front of you doing … More Homeschooling with little ones
Happy World Book day to everyone!! As I’ve said before in previous posts, reading with children is something I’ve always been very passionate about and Haribo has had access to books since he was days old and he’s also been read to since he was in the womb, I loved books as as a child … More World Book Day 2021: Our current favourite books
Goodness me, what a few months it’s been… Obviously since I last posted a lot has changed, I usually post about places we’ve visited or experiences we’ve had but everything has changed so much recently and at one point what were allowed to do, seemed to change on a weekly or daily basis. We’ve been … More Long time no see…but I’m still here
We decided to revisit an old favourite of ours now it was back open again. I had seen the posts from Bluebells Farm, showing how they had adapted to make the farm safe for the in current climate, by making sure that all the social distancing measures were in place and I have to say … More Bluebells Farm -August 2020
Now places are opening up a little more, we decided to head to Rushcliffe country park, the last time I went here was when I was very small so I remembered little bits, but not a lot. It had certainly changed a lot and there was so much to do for all different age groups. … More July 2020: Rushcliffe country Park -Nottinghamshire
Please forgive that I’ve got a little bit behind on this, we’ve been doing lots of things although much of it the same and I’ve been struggling a little so I’ll do big update, to catch it all up now! Week 8 was a week that we went a bit baking mad, lots of baking … More Lock down weeks 8,9,10 and 11!
During this time I think we are all taking a lot of photographs of our children to create scrapbooks or even just to send to family and family to share what we are upto, I was so touched Lorraine from EllieJPhotography reached out to me ask me to do a guest post for her lovely … More Guest Post from Ellie J Photography: Tips for Photographing your children.