Yesterday was apparently Teddy Bear Picnic Day… …Yep I didn’t know that either, according to our local radio station it is a day to celebrate and to be honest I agree! We’ve all had a Teddy Bear at some point in our lives, and some have a Teddy Bear that is still with the family, like mine is. He currently sits at the base … Continue reading Teddy Bear Picnic Day!
On this date 5 years ago I was probably the most nervous man in the world, that’s because this is the date that I married the love of my life and my best friend. I remember the day like it was yesterday and to be honest the last 5 years have whizzed by. When you stop and think that within the last five years we’ve … Continue reading It’s Our Anniversary!
Now anyone that knows me well will know that I’m not overly interested in sport, participation or watching, that doesn’t mean however that I don’t understand the benefits and therefore encourage my kids to be as active as they can. Yesterday Oliver’s School had their Pre-Prep Sports Day followed by a family picnic and awards ceremony. Due to the age of the kids (2 and … Continue reading Sports Day Fun!
As a father I do have a certain soft spot for Fathers Day and the reason we mark it. However in recent years, like every other celebration we have throughout the year, it has become very commercialised. This gift list features ten products you can buy for your Dad that are under £10 each. Continue reading Fathers Day £10 & Under Gift List
Our Easter break in this household lasted three whole weeks, three weeks I hear you say!!! Yep three weeks. My wife works in a private school and they have longer and different holidays from state schools. As Oliver attends their Pre-Prep he also got three weeks off. As you can imagine keeping the kids entertained for three weeks was difficult but we decided to take … Continue reading A Very Disney Easter
Out of the two of us my wife is the more artist one. I have lots of ideas but lack the skills and confidence to implement them when it comes to practice. Keighley just after Christmas said that she wanted to make an Easter Wreath this year. Well this last week she did make it and here we tell you have to make one of … Continue reading Make Your Own Easter Wreath
We do love Crafts in our house, the kids love everything from colouring in through to painting and everything in between. Recently Keighley and the boys sat down and made some Easter cards to give to people. The boys loved using their new Tuff Tray, that Keighley bought at the beginning of the Easter holidays, to make these as the bits and pieces they used … Continue reading Make Your Own Easter Cards
This is a great idea for children who are bored this Easter Holiday. Modelling chocolate or chocolate play doh is a craft Oliver loves doing with his Nanny. In this photo Olivers Nanny made simple flowers out of the chocolate play doh which Oliver then Stuck on to a Easter egg (which his Nanny made, however you can also use a ready made egg as … Continue reading Decorating Chocolate Eggs
Oliver is Four years old today, how on earth did that happen??? I can literally remember bringing him home from the hospital as a little bundle of joy that was completely dependent on myself and his mum. Fast forward four years and he is a confident, yet reserved on occasion, outgoing, sometimes mouthy little boy, who is loving life and everything in it. Over the … Continue reading OMG You’re Four Today!