Here’s What Is Working For Us During Social Distancing. COVID19

Here’s What Is Working For Us During Social Distancing. COVID19

I know some of you may be thinking 'Oh good, another post about the coronavirus!' I totally get that!  However, we wanted to share some of our experiences and the activities we have done so far to help us get through it. You may or may not be looking for ideas, and everyone is different [...]

Teaching Our Children To Be Thoughtful In A Time Of Crisis

Teaching Our Children To Be Thoughtful In A Time Of Crisis

I'm sure there are a lot of parents who are trying to figure out how they are going to home school their children and trying their best to prepare. I thought I would share something that I am going to be including in our home schooling over the next.....however long!? There is so much craziness [...]

Mother’s Day Competition!

Mother’s Day Competition!

Being a mum is so fun and rewarding .....but not all the time, right? It can be tiring, draining, emotionally challenging, hard work.....but everything we do is worth it. Seeing your children smile, progress and enjoy life - is there a greater feeling?? Motherhood looks different to everyone. Stay at home mums, working mums....some mums [...]

7 Benefits of Baking – for Kids

7 Benefits of Baking – for Kids

Baking with kids is a bit like marmite  - you either love it or hate it! We love baking! ....maybe a bit too much.....that would explain my huge weight gain! All 4 Freckled Faces have always liked being in the kitchen with me - asking question, helping, offloading all their thoughts, etc. Don't get me [...]

35 Summer Bucket List Ideas for Kids

35 Summer Bucket List Ideas for Kids

We LOVE summer....but it does call for more entertainment needed, as the kids aren't in school. These are a list of ideas of activities that we enjoy doing in the Summer - in no particular order! 1. Visit a Park 2. Visit a Beach 3. Splash in a Stream 4. Leaf Rubbings 5. Water Flight [...]

5 Sunny Day Garden Activities for Kids!

5 Sunny Day Garden Activities for Kids!

The weather here in England is finally starting to heat up and be a little drier! Here are some fun, cheap and easy ideas for garden activities for kids. Water Painting This is a great activity for all ages! All you need is a pot of water, a paintbrush and an area to paint on! [...]

10 Family Friendly Meal Idea

10 Family Friendly Meal Idea

These are some of our favourite meals! If you're in need of a little inspiration, hopefully these will help! If you want any of the recipes let us know in the comments below. Chicken Fajitas This is definitely a family favourite of ours. It's a meal that our older 2 like to help cook too. [...]

Coed y Brenin – Forest Park in Wales

Coed y Brenin – Forest Park in Wales

On Saturday 22nd of April 2019 we set off for a day at Barmouth beach with friends. Little did we know that that was not actually going to happen! After having to set off later than planned, coming across traffic, a bit of car sickness, crazy drivers in front of us and witnessing a car [...]

Three Discovery Centre

Three Discovery Centre

Did you know that Three offer free learning courses?? I didn't until a few weeks ago! Last Friday Freckled Faces numbers 1 and 2 were invited to take part in a vlogging class with Three Discovery.  This course was aimed at 7-12yr olds. They were keen on learning more and it will hopefully help them [...]