So today Alma said goodbye to her dummies. We were preparing for this moment for awhile, trying to find the best time to do it so it would coincide with a weekend, or not coincide with her being poorly. In the end she has pretty much made a decision herself. She was dummy free for … Continue reading Dummy fairy. The way we said goodbye to dummies
Disclaimer: this article isn't a substitute for medical advice. It's common sense tips to help you ease your or your child's cough at night to get a slightly better sleep. Please speak to your gp about persistent cough and colds. I haven't slept very well last night. I know it's a story of my life, … Continue reading Tips for dealing with night time coughing
This time of year gets very busy, people are rushing around trying to find a perfect gift for someone they love and care about, organising Christmas meals for family, getting together with friends and colleagues, decorating their houses and making memories along the way. We get so carried away with the workload of making everything … Continue reading Making Christmas more sustainable
How did you survive? As a mum how often do you hear that question? If you hear it often then well done you! It means other mums are wowed by your parenting skills, no, no, not parenting your surviving skills, stamina, ability to not sleep and function, and multitask. I often ask women who supposedly … Continue reading Surviving with two under 3. Personal tips from me to you.
This post may contain advertising. Batch cooking. Do you have the time for it? Is it difficult? Is it really worth the effort? Why would you do it when you can just get ready meals or a takeaway? Well let's start with money. Most families I know need to be mindful about how they spend … Continue reading Batch cooking for family. Top tips for beginners
This post is written specially for Qazaq House, a voluntary project to unite people from Kazakhstan in the UK, keep up to date with interesting events and British Kazakh cultural exchange. Aeroports, aeroplanes, waiting times, checking in, security checks, passport control, finding the gates and so on. What do you think? I think stress. I … Continue reading Top tips for aeroplane travelling with young kids.
I haven't realised it's World Environment Day untill late in the day today. I'd like to think that I care for the planet and try to do my bit. We as a family try our best to reduce our negative impact, make better choices every day and become more aware. But also as a mother … Continue reading World Environment Day mum style. How to reduce our impact on the environment.