Last weekend myself and mr DC were on auntie and uncle duty for the day. Four kids for the whole day, obviously going out was the only option. We decided to head for the beach. After quite a bit organisation with cars, car seats and children we ended up in Herne Bay. I have to… Continue reading Nostalgia: At the seaside
With a free Sunday last weekend, we decided to venture across the water to Old Macdonalds Farm in Brentwood. We've never been before as it always seems so far away. But actually we jumped in the car and 35 minutes later we were parked up in the car park ready to go. So it's a… Continue reading Old Macdonalds Farm
Having been home a few weeks I have reflected on our first trip and despite the hideous journey (check it out here) it was a pretty successful holiday. I have to say a very different holiday to what we are used to, but different in a good way. As promised here are my top tips… Continue reading We Survived…. Here’s our top tips
With the countdown of our first family holiday now well and truly into single figures, my holiday anxiety is climbing somewhat. Before children, I thought nothing of packing a few things in a suitcase, booking a holiday online a few weeks before and off we went. Its a whole different story with two babies in… Continue reading Pre-holiday Jitters
My mum once told me parenting is 80% guilt, and you know what they say your mum is always right! and I am finding out how true this is on a daily basis. I previously wrote about the guilt I faced at Christmas. Well I am finding it is a constant battle between being the perfect… Continue reading Mumma Guilt
This week I have been finalising childcare for when I return to work (*sob*) and it is a serious minefield when it comes to government schemes, tax credits and free child care. It appears to be such a complicated system and yet still so expensive for so many. We are super lucky as we have parents… Continue reading The Minefield of Childcare
If you have recently had a baby I imagine you are quickly realising your life will never be the same again. It has occurred to me recently how my life has changed since having babies. So here are my top ten: 1: I can no longer wee with the door shut. It's a privelage that… Continue reading How life has changed!