I recently wrote about the 15 things I hate about Christmas, so it’s time to redress the balance. Christmas is a magical time of year and I love it. My “hate” post was about all those things that have become irritating about this time of year. But, contrary to wht you might think I do […]
Most people don’t have a clue when they first start out on the road to parenthood. However many people you talk to, videos you watch, or classes you attend, the experience you have throughout this process will be wholly unique. Your children will be like no others, and they probably won’t want to go down […]
When I started dating Helen, one thing that became apparent was how her family all came together and joy each other company playing a game they called Fish-Animal-Bird. It wasn’t just the games that were fun it was how we’d sometimes all squeeze ourselves around a garden table in a greenhouse until late at night playing […]
This past weekend we visited Rock Up in Hull to try out their climbing walls as part of our summer of #microadventures. Read on to find out about our day out what we thought of the place. Why Rock Up indoor rock climbing? When you have four daughters ranging from 8 years old to 14 […]
Last night the two youngest girls we at their pantomime rehearsals for a few hours so we were left alone with the teenagers. Rather than skulking off to their rooms (as teenagers, I have learnt, seem to like to do) they actually showed an interest in hanging around us. So, Helen suggested we play a […]
I love evening family walks with the dogs after work. Tonight we went to the local dry river bed and made up games, one was who could build the best stone ring. So much fun and in the great outdoors.