Non Toy Stocking Fillers

I don’t know about you but my house is full to bursting with tat. The kids seem to collect it everywhere they go. When they go to my in law’s there’s always a visit to the charity shop. When they go to my Mum’s there’s always a trip to the corner shop. Every party they go to they bring home…

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Melted Crayon Christmas Tree Decorations

Let me start by saying I am not a crafter. I don’t like it and I don’t possess the attention to detail to be good at it. What I do like is process art. In process art, the means of creating the art is clearly part of the end piece. My favourite kind of process art involves melting stuff. Every…

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Under 5s Verses Over 5s

I regularly bang on to anyone who’ll listen about how much better I like my kids now that they are older. The baby and toddler years were tough for me and the preschool ones not much better. I have enjoyed parenting much more since they started school (funny that!) I thought it would be interesting to have a look at…

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Life as an Introvert Mum

In case there are any extroverts reading this, I’ll start by explaining what an introvert is and isn’t. We don’t hate people in general. We aren’t necessarily painfully shy. We won’t run away if you try to talk to us. The best explanation I’ve heard of the difference between introverts and extroverts is that extroverts are energised by being around…

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Creating my Logo with DesignEvo

While I would love to be creative, the truth is I have no drawing skills whatsoever. Until now I have just been using the basic header that came with my template for this blog because my attempts at designing my own were dreadful. So when DesignEvo offered me the chance to try out their logo design service I jumped at…

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