Lydia is 6!

Last week our baby girl turned six years old… I heard a quote recently about parenting; “The days are long but the years are short” and this feels so true right now as I look at my daughters and how big they seem.  With Georgie turning eight in a handful of weeks, it’s hard to comprehend entirely that I have been a parent for almost… Continue Reading “Lydia is 6!”

A day out at Legoland Discovery Centre, Birmingham

The girls have been really eager to go to the new LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in Birmingham, so when we told them we were going to be annual pass holders they were delighted. They really adore going to Sea Life Centre, as regular readers of my blog will know, so being able to go to LDC just across the canal is super exciting for them – we’ll be able to do both in one day quite often, especially with LDC having a nice little cafe inside with a decently priced kids meal deal.… Continue Reading “A day out at Legoland Discovery Centre, Birmingham”

Valentine’s gift ideas – for geeks

Disclosure: these items were sent to me free of charge for the purpose of this post. Some links may be affiliate links to give me a few pennies if you purchase. It’s that time of year where the shops are filled with hearts, flowers and teddies, and other sentimental mushiness. I’m not saying I’m completely opposed to the odd lovey dovey thing, but when it… Continue Reading “Valentine’s gift ideas – for geeks”

Life Lately: December 2018

December was a really busy month for us, and we had a lot going on with the usual end of term Christmas school events, weekend outings , our 10th wedding anniversary, and of course Christmas and everything that involved.  We spent Christmas Day at home and had a very nice Christmas dinner – even if I do say so myself – and then had James’s… Continue Reading “Life Lately: December 2018”