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  • What are we looking forward to after Lockdown?

    With Lockdown hitting in 2020, and then two further lockdowns following we saw a stop-start time over several months, so much so over a year and for like ourselves we have seen very little out of either being at home or at work, the same goes for the children as they have also been either at home or a school…sometimes.

    / June 11, 2021
  • Roo the Baker

    Roo at a younger age enjoyed baking, she liked to be involved whether it was a school or with us in the kitchen, as she has got older she has enjoyed more baking and trying new baking techniques, let alone at her high school where she does even more baking, its one of those that hobbies shes enjoyed and stuck with her.

    / May 17, 2021
  • Keyworker Children

    During the Covid Outbreak and the following months and with the end still not exactly clear, there has been lockdowns, restrictions, challenges, obstacles and changes to all our lives, some of those changes will b the new norm, but with all of this and so many conversations about it all, including on my own blog, I wondered the last few days about how it affects my kids, who ultimately Keyworker children.

    / February 15, 2021
  • Christmas 2020

    Its Christmasssssss! normally Christmas is the best time of year for us and can be a busy and celebratory time of year, with so much happening this year, obstacles, Tiers, lockdowns etc… how would we be able to celebrate it? how would we feel about it? what could we do? so many questions this year in such an unusual one.

    / January 11, 2021
  • Kids Homework | What do we struggle with?

    As the kids are getting older their homework naturally gets tougher, with Roo now fully in the high school mode and staring down the GCSE’s, the level of Homework has shot up, being parents you will often get asked for help, whether its 5, 10 or 14 kids will always ask for some help and some point.

    Dad Life, Family
    / November 16, 2020
  • Halloween 2020

    Halloween in 2020 is going to be different, let’s face it, none of us has been able to do what we wanted to do this year but with Lockdown, Covid, restrictions and many challengers how would we be able to celebrate it? how would the kids still have some fun? That was the challenge this year, luckily in happened during our half term so that was a plus point to start off with.

    / November 4, 2020
  • Roo the Performer

    Roo is nearly 14, and over the years she’s been involved in many activities, she enjoys music and is currently all-in on the Tik Tok buzz that’s around. With her tastes, shes enjoys music and listens to things every day through her air-buds

    / October 26, 2020
  • The kids still play together

    We have 3 kids, Roo is 13, Tigger is 9 and piglet is 4, essentially they are 3 kids at 3 different age groups and school groups in the olden days, but it’s just how things have worked out over the years, this wasn’t ever planned to be this separated in years but it just happened. Having this distance apart in years means there taste in things is largely different, so can they play together still?

    / October 19, 2020
  • Our love of Dinosaurs + Giveaway

    In our house we love Dinosaurs, all of us have played with toys, watched films, Seen TV shows, visited Dinosaur attractions, even played computer games based on them, our knowledge is fairly ok as we’ve seen and read so many but with all of this we all still really love Dinosaurs, there always something we enjoy.

    / August 31, 2020