Child-free weekend

A child-free weekend: 5 reasons why they rock

Recharging the parental batteries. Last Thursday my husband and I packed up our car, deposited our children with their grandparents and drove off into the sunset. OK, so it wasn’t

family film night fajitas
Food and drink

Family film night fajitas

We have a weekly tradition in my house. Family film night. At the end of a long and busy week, Olivia and William get to stay up late and we all

pancake recipes, pancake
Food and drink

ten pancake recipes to make your mouth water

Some inspiration ahead of pancake day. With Shrove Tuesday just around the corner, what’s your favourite pancake recipe? Do you like mixing ingredients up or prefer the traditional sugar and

Chez Mummy's version of the Food Standard Agency's 'Eatwell Plate' for fussy eaters
Food and drink

Why is my child a picky eater?

And the award for fussiest eater in the whole world goes to… If there was some sort of medal for world’s pickiest eater, my son would wear it with pride.


Four sleeps 'til Santa

My pre-Christmas to-do list is slowly getting smaller.  That’s a good thing considering Christmas Day is less than a week away – eek!In fact, there’s only one major thing left