What is the correct birthday party etiquette when you have more than one child?

Eliza Birthday

Phew! That was one busy weekend. Three birthday parties to attend, although thankfully one for each child and not all at the same time, otherwise that would have caused more problems. You would think that having six children I would have got this whole birthday party etiquette down to a tee by now: RSVP sent – √ Bought present – √ Wrapped present – √ Written card – √ Fancy dress sorted (if applicable) – √ My problem is what… Continue Reading “What is the correct birthday party etiquette when you have more than one child?”

Now you are six, Eliza!!

Eliza Birthday

Last week Eliza turned the grand of age of 6 and thoroughly enjoyed her My Little Pony birthday Party. Eliza is completely outnumbered by boys in our house but she still makes sure that she has a girly influence over the household and is a very strong-willed and determined little thing. People often ask if bringing up boys and girls is very different and the answer is a resounding yes. Although the boys like different things, there is a running… Continue Reading “Now you are six, Eliza!!”

The new Kinfo App – helping busy Parents on the Go!

Kinfo

Kinfo helps parents to share recommendations about kids activities anywhere, anytime. Kinfo is a free app, currently only available on iOS, designed by a busy mum of 3 to help you instantly discover a selection of activities that other kids have enjoyed and which parents are happy to share. It is really easy to use, you can: recommend days out or activities that you have enjoyed recommend books, films and crafts ‘like’ recommendations follow parents whose recommendations you like search… Continue Reading “The new Kinfo App – helping busy Parents on the Go!”

Gift Ideas for the whole family

Elf

I am normally really organised for Christmas and would have finished my Christmas shopping by now, but this year has been a spectacular fail. I always take advantage of the voucher system like Nectar and Clubcard, but this year they have changed how they work and we were not able to double up our Clubcard points and our Nectar points just didn’t add up to much. I tried to get presents on Black Friday / Cyber Monday but the ones… Continue Reading “Gift Ideas for the whole family”

Our Top 5 Games to Break Out this Christmas

UNO

The Christmas tradition in our house is definitely breaking out the games. From making a fool of ourselves singing karaoke, dancing like we have no inhibitions or the more traditional board games, you can guarantee you will hear roars of laughter from our house over the Christmas break – just perhaps not when Dr Who is on! I feel like we are a year late with this one, but Abbey has bought Pie Face and cannot wait to break it out… Continue Reading “Our Top 5 Games to Break Out this Christmas”