Ashleigh

Jaques of London – a review of their beautiful toys.

Disclaimer: I was very kindly gifted these 2 items from Jaques of London in return for a blog post, but all opinions included are my own. You can read more reviews and opinions here. Like most parents of young children, I am constantly on the look out for toys, games, …

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Talking to children about death.

Now this may not be our most cheerful post, but I think it’s an important one! Let’s be honest, we have all experienced death, and our children will also experience death. Rather than shelter them from this, it’s better to try and explain it in a way that they’ll understand. …

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WUKA period pants – a review

Since I started my periods over 10 years ago, I’ve always sat firmly on the side of sanitary towels or ‘pads’. I never got on with tampons and just found them extremely uncomfortable, and so I’ve spent the whole of my adult life in pads when on my period. I’ve …

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Interviewing our toddler

I was trying to come up with a different blog post to do, and thought as a big part of our blog is to do with being parents, that it would make sense to introduce the boy that made that possible! Grayson is 2 (3 in April) and such a …

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Parenting during a pandemic.

I’ve found that during the whole Coronavirus pandemic and the multiple lockdowns, I’ve felt sadness for pretty much everyone. The elderly stuck in care homes, people that are pregnant or have just given birth and in desperate need of support, school children trying to learn from home, people with mental …

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How to talk to children about mental health.

Mental health is definitely becoming a subject that is talked about more openly than it has been in the past, which I am totally here for. I think mental health is something we should all look after, just as much as our physical health. We should also encourage our children …

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The 2020 roundup.

We did a similar post this time last year (if you’re interested, it can be found here) and so thought we would do a 2020 Roundup. 2020 has definitely been one of the hardest that we’ve personally ever known, and we never thought for a second when we were celebrating …

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Luxury hot chocolate recipe – Blogmas Day 24

When I say luxury, there’s nothing in this recipe that’s expensive. So I don’t mean luxury in that sense, but more in the sense that this hot chocolate is ridiculously rich. We only really have this at Christmas because you really don’t need it throughout the whole of the year! …

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What’s in our toddlers Christmas Eve box – Blogmas Day 22.

Previously I’ve never actually done a Christmas Eve box for Grayson, but because of how this year has panned out Covid and the pandemic, I really wanted to make it as special as I could. When I saw this lovely Christmas Eve box in Home Bargains (I actually saw it …

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