I never imagined I’d be capable of unflinchingly wrestling a live mouth from a terrier’s jaws before 6am but Peggy has shown me I am more accomplished than I had previously realised. Luna, the terrible tortoiseshell provided the victim and Peggy needed no encouragement to take this opportunity and run with it. Quite literally. Eventually…
These lemon muffins are handy to have in, to pop in my littlest badger’s piehole at 6am, when she springs into action and I am still far from being functional. They’re also a good breaktime snack and madly easy to make.
Give them a whirl!
Some great resources for primary kiddos.
With a nocturnal 7 year old and a naughty cat, the quest for calm is very real.
A lovely book for bedtime that’s proving a hit with the little badgers.
I’ve been a mum for ten years now and demonstrate regularly that I have much left to learn. Here are a few things I picked up during the baby years, that I hope may be of use to someone earlier in the journey.
I’m always on the lookout for a healthy snack for my ever-hungry children.
These chocolate-y snacks, full of fibre, protein and good fats have proved pretty popular. At least one of them would still prefer a bag of Haribo, but it’s a work in progress…
In a week of emotional upheaval, this easy breakfast option is providing some solace.
We had a blast watching Wallace and Gromit and their musical pals on tour last night. Have a peep to find out more!
Baking’s pretty easy really, but a few tips can make things easier still. If you’re new to baking, I hope these ten pointers will give you a headstart on your recipe.
I’m sure I’m not alone in wanting my children to busy themselves with wholesome creative pursuits … just with as little mess as possible.
After many years of trial and error, here are my best bets.
Currently mad for oat-based baked goods, these healthy muffins are going down a storm in our house. Super easy, you can mix them in minutes and have them ready to eat in half an hour. Give them a try!
The weather was abysmal but our trip to the new Museum of Liverpool was a highlight of our Bank Hols daytrip.
Mornings are a bit wild here. This is my favourite breakfast recipe, bar none – healthy, filling and super-tasty.
Learning spellings can be a drag. Here are a few ways that might help.
Brilliant books do brilliant things for little people. Here are some good choices for your 7-9 year olds.