10 Fun Things To Take To The Beach

10 Fun Things To Take To The Beach

Beach days can be great....but let's be honest, any days with kids can be tough, no matter where you are.  However,  we have to make it the best we can - it's all about making memories right!? Here are a few ideas on how to make a Beach Day, with kids, as fun as possible for [...]

9 Stay at Home Date Night Ideas

9 Stay at Home Date Night Ideas

With or without lockdown sometimes it can be pretty tricky getting out and having some time together, as a couple, just the two of us... It is SO important to have that time though. Here are some ideas for shaking things up a bit and having an evening together at home, full of fun and [...]

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 [...]

The Pros and Cons of Motherhood

The Pros and Cons of Motherhood

Motherhood - there is so much I LOVE about it....but there are a lot of things about it that are so utterly naff! CONS Broken sleep. Personally I can deal with little sleep ok - but broken sleep....nope! It's a killer! Cold meals. I can't remember what it's like eating a hot or even warm [...]

Things To Expect When Expecting Your Kids To Get Ready For School In The Morning!

After the older 3 Freckled Faces being off school for 2 weeks, we are now getting back in to the School Run and a few things have stood out to me about our mornings. I thought I would share them in the hope it might make other mums feel a bit better and maybe even [...]

Freckled Face Friday-The Adventures of Buddy the Elf

Hello everybody. I'm freckled face number 3. This is our elf he's been really cheeky. Here are a few things he's been doing. He has been eating sweeties when it was bedtime. We found him eating our biscuits. He was crunching very loudly. I told you he was being cheeky. He made snow angels in [...]

Why we decided to not encourage our kids to write letters to Santa

Why we decided to not encourage our kids to write letters to Santa

Now I'm sure that I'm going to get a lot of feedback on this.....maybe even hate mail! BUT, I feel this is important and would like you to hear me out...😉 So, this year we decided that our 4 Freckled Faces were not going to write letters to Santa/Father Christmas, and list everything they would [...]

What to do when you see a parent with a tantruming child.

I recently took all the kids shopping with me to a well known supermarket (it begins with 'S' and ends in 'ainsburys'). Worst shopping trip. E.V.E.R! The kids were tired. I was tired and pretty stressed.....So perhaps not the best decision I have ever made, but it needed to be done. The younger 2 Freckled [...]