• Family Stories,  Uncategorized

    My 5 favourite family destinations for young children

      Guest blogger: Katie is a self-confessed traveloholic. Travelling across Europe, Asia and Africa with her family has provided them with new experiences, new recipes and unforgettable memories.  http://www.delightso.me I’ve always loved travel so becoming a mum wasn’t going to curb my enthusiasm for overseas adventures. In fact, it’s probably heightened it because now I get to share my adventures with my two little ones. My eldest had her first trip on a plane when she was just three months old and my youngest managed to beat even that, boarding his first flight a month earlier. Despite the obvious difficulties of having to haul more equipment and luggage around with us,…

  • Family Stories,  My thoughts and sorrows

    I’m a workaholic

    As you know last week I had been signed off work by my doctor. The abdominal pains that I had were stopping me from not only enjoying the pregnancy but from going to work and doing any effort what so ever. So..last week I stayed 4 days at home in bed. The only time I went out was to take my daughter to nursery in the morning. I wished I could’ve kept her at home with me but as we are paying for it full time and as I couldn’t really entertain her or be there for her taking her to nursery was the best thing. She wanted to go…

  • Family Stories,  My thoughts and sorrows

    Our Christmas on the road…

    I’m still in bed..today the 29th of December! Its almost 12 o’clock and I still didn’t brush my teeth. I’m sipping a Lemsip that my hubby brought to me. It had a funny taste however. I think it was strawberry or something…I am used with lemon one. I started with a nasty cold yesterday. Anyway I am feeling sorry for myself instead of enjoying my time in bed. My break I should say. We are up north,in Dales at my sister-in-law so this gives me the opportunity to relax. My daughter loves it here and so is my husband. I however miss my bed! I want to be home in…

  • P&O Ferries,
    Reviews,  Visit Europe

    Lovely Sunday with P&O Ferries

    Thanks to my lovely friend Claire that posts at A boy with Asperger’s I was very lucky to be invited to shop on one of the fantastic ferries from P&O Ferries. The travel on board of the ferry was free which left more money for Christmas shopping! Claire and I departed to Dover port very early morning on Sunday. It was a very fun journey on board of National Express coach. So what two ladies will do for 3 hours on a coach? Well we chat all the way to Dover and if that wasn’t enough when we got to Dover-quite early I will say-we chat some more over a…