Kids Holiday Activities; Staying Indoors

What happens when the weather is bad? Being a resident of the UK; the sun does not always shine in the summer. Currently, we are in the midst of torrential thunderstorms and my children have spent the whole day inside. However, this gives me the opportunity to do what I do best; get creative. I…

Kids Holiday Activities; Let’s Go Outdoors

Time is precious; enjoy it while you can Thinking of summer holiday activities can be mind-boggling. There is so much pressure in our society to create the perfect ‘Instagram worthy’ summer. In the summer, families spend a fortune on trips to all sorts of attractions; holidays, theme parks, zoos, play centres and trampoline parks. If…

Parental Competition; Why does it exist?

Parental Competition Parental competition is rife in society now. Parenting can be a tough job; not only do you have to deal with your own children but all of the insecurities that come with being a parent. It is not simply a case of saying ‘it’s only a job’ because you never get time off,…

Things That Become Harder With Kids  

Five years ago life was a lot simpler for me, basic tasks could be performed with ease and I sailed through life on a cloud of productivity, it was bliss. Now my ability to complete even basic mundane tasks has been hampered under a cloud of confusion and failure. So what happened to turn me  from a reasonably functioning human being…

​Things To Do With The Kids in Autumn 

Whenever I hear about people doing things with their children it is usually in the summer time, maybe due to the summer holidays or the better weather. However, I much prefer the autumn/winter when it comes to doing fun activities with my kids, maybe it is because I am a bit of an ‘indoors’ type…

Mrs T Talks… Motherhood

Mrs T’s guide to motherhood As some of you might know I’m a mother of two; a four-year old boy and an eleven month old daughter. My best friend of twenty years is having her baby this week, she is expecting her first child. I was thinking about all the things I had wished I…