Try this simple trick to stop procrastinating

Try this simple trick to stop procrastinating

I don't really like to admit it, but I have a bad habit of procrastinating. If there's something that I need to do that, for whatever reason, I don't really want to do, I'm pretty good at distracting myself with other 'important' jobs. This is a hab ...

Living Arrows

Living Arrows 2019 – 18/52

I know it's a terribly British thing to do, to talk about the weather, but I really can't believe how chilly it's been the last few days.  Considering it's May, and especially after the gorgeously warm weather we had over the Easter weekend. We still p ...

show you were there round up

Show you were there round up

We're at the start of a new month, it’s Sunday, and it’s time for another round up from my little Instagram community #ShowYouWereThere. In case you’ve not come across it before, #ShowYouWereThere is all about getting more parents in more photos, both ...

Phrases to calm an angry child

9 things to say to help calm your angry child

One of the hardest things for children to learn is how to handle big emotions like anger. To be fair, it can be really hard for us adults too.  I know I don't always behave all that nicely when I'm feeling really angry or upset.  But at least as we get ...

TV and films_ how to watch more for less

TV and films – how to watch more for less

We all want to find ways to get more for our money these days don't we.  One of the big expenses a lot of us pay for is home entertainment, either with satellite TV services or streaming subscription services like Netflix and Amazon Prime TV. There are ...

Me and mine

Me and Mine – April 2019

I can't quite believe that another month has come and gone already. It doesn't feel long ago at all that I was on this beach taking our family photos for March, and now here we are again for April.  After the glorious weather over the Easter weekend it ...