Movie of your life tag

Earlier this month I was tagged by Lianne from Mrs Mummy Harris in the ‘Movie of your life’ tag. As an avid movie fan I was keen to take part! So here goes… 1. Who would play you in the movie and why? I’d love for someone like Jennifer Aniston to play me in the movie. Originally I thought about Angelina Jolie, as I really admire her as well as her work ethic and outlook on life, but in reality, I think Jennifer would be a much better match as she comes across more of a free spirit and as… [Read More]

’10 Things Girls Need Most’ Book Review

As a mum of girls I try to do everything in my power to ensure that I steer them in the right direction in life. They’re only five years old, but already they’re confident, clever and knowledgable. By empowering them to make their own decisions, regardless of how small they may be, we can give our girls the confidence to achieve anything they want. I was recently sent a book called, ’10 Things Girls Need Most to grow up strong and free’ by Steve Biddulph. The main idea behind the book is to combat the ever increasing number of girls… [Read More]

That Friday Linky

That Friday Linky

It’s Friday again, which means it’s That Friday Linky time again! Please have a quick read of the info below and join in! As always we ask that you link up your favourite post of the week. Please don’t link up your entire blog, just one specific post that you’d like to share with us all. Linky’s are a great way to find new blogs to read, discover new content and they’re also a great way to raise your blogs profile. Myself and my husband, Nigel, who blogs at DIY Daddy are your hosts. If you’d like us to retweet your… [Read More]

Brilliant Mum Feature: Week 2

Brilliant Mum Feature

Hello and welcome to the Brilliant Mum Feature. Once a week I will be featuring one mum in a bid to find out more about them and their lives. If you’d like to take part in this series, simply fill in this form. Our brilliant Mum this week is Sarah who blogs at Champagne and Petals. Sarah is a 33 year old Mummy of 2. She’s been married to her husband for almost 7 years. Sarah works part time and blogs because she loves it. Sarah enjoys going to the gym … not as often as she should and she loves to see… [Read More]

What kind of parent are you?

Children helping to make food

There are three types of parents in my opinion. Those who want to control their children. Those who want to be equal with their children. Those who want to be best buddies with their children. I strive to be a parent who is equal to their children. By this I mean, giving my children the power to make their own decisions. To treat them as an individual, not as someone who is lesser than me, or someone who is ‘under my control’. Parents who want to control their children will quite often be heard telling their children what they can… [Read More]

Mermaid Charm Jewellery Review

With half term upon us, I was grateful to have recently been sent this mermaid charm jewellery set to review. Available for £9.99 this super cute set includes everything your children will need to help them make some pretty cool mermaid jewellery. There are plenty of beads and charms of all different shapes, sizes and colours. There’s enough thread for children to make a number of necklaces and bracelets, plus there are also 5 clasps. Included in this set you’ll find: • 75 Bicone Beads – blue, green and purple • 45 Faceted Beads – pink, blue and turquoise •… [Read More]

Controlling your children’s relationships

I recently read an article about Gordon Ramsey who was talking about how he wouldn’t be leaving all of his fortune to his children because he wanted them to earn their own money, which by the way, I admire. In the article it mentioned how Gordon is good friends with David Beckham, but that he’s told his children they’re not to date any of the Beckham’s kids. This made me think back to my own adolescence and how my parents controlled my relationships. It wasn’t necessarily friendships that were controlled, but relationships with boys. Now, I totally understand the need… [Read More]

That Friday Linky

That Friday Linky

It’s Friday again, which means it’s That Friday Linky time again! Please have a quick read of the info below and join in! As always we ask that you link up your favourite post of the week. Please don’t link up your entire blog, just one specific post that you’d like to share with us all. Linky’s are a great way to find new blogs to read, discover new content and they’re also a great way to raise your blogs profile. Myself and my husband, Nigel, who blogs at DIY Daddy are your hosts. If you’d like us to retweet your… [Read More]