Hello freckles

One of my absolute favourite things about Spring? We get outside, and almost immediately Fonz’s nose gets a sprinkling of the most gorgeous freckles. His skin is so fair that even the most subtle of freckles, which these are, jump out at me, and I fall madly in love with every, single tiny little one. They . . . → Read More: Hello freckles

Our Europe road trip

Last night we finally booked our crossings over to France, and we leave for Europe in six weeks’ time.

I feel like we’re really embracing our word for 2014, ‘Explore’. Our trip to New Zealand was incredible, and I can’t believe we’ll be off on another adventure very soon. It’s going to come round so quick! We’ve . . . → Read More: Our Europe road trip

Travelling alone with kids

Although I love travelling, I’m not the most confident person and so have never gone away my own, and definitely lean on my husband Ben when we go abroad. He’ll normally sort all the practical stuff – loading luggage, sorting out the hire car or campervan, booking day trips, even the food shopping. So taking the . . . → Read More: Travelling alone with kids

Looking forward to the Just So Festival 2014

We had such an amazing time on our first visit to the Just So Festival family arts festival last year, that we decided immediately that we would go again in 2014. We had lots of fun last year, but I think that at nearly 5, the twins will get so much more . . . → Read More: Looking forward to the Just So Festival 2014

Spring-themed Easter game

Last week a fantastic package from Waitrose arrived with details of an Easter hunt game to play with the twins during the school holidays, plus a box of delicious Easter treats to hide along the way. Themed around Spring, the game includes questions and answers to help children explore the signs that Spring has arrived. There . . . → Read More: Spring-themed Easter game