Life

Getting older

Turning 38… and feeling surprisingly okay about it

“Getting older isn’t something to worry about,” my parents and their friends would tell me years ago. “Age is just a number. Life’s not about how old you are, its

Tennis for Kids,

Seven reasons why children should play tennis

Back in April, I signed my children up for the Lawn Tennis Association’s ‘Tennis for Kids’ initiative: free tennis lessons for 6 weeks to get children interested in tennis. They

Secret garden challenge

Discovering the secret life of animals after dark

Getting outside and having fun is definitely a ‘thing’ for my family. We enjoy heading to our local park, nature reserve, or other outdoor space to run, explore and burn off any

blog for working parents, family, consistent discipline, Chez Mummy

The importance of consistent discipline

Being parents, we all know that children will be children. They will inevitably be rowdy, unruly and cheeky from time-to-time. They will naturally push boundaries of what is and is not acceptable

Great Ormond Street Hospital, lucky to have the NHS

A stay at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

As I write this post, I am sitting here in hospital next to my daughter’s bed, relieved to hear her breathing gently. A nurse enters the room to check her

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