Lapland Mailroom – Personalised Letter From Santa

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Christmas is fast approaching and I don’t know about you but I’m in need of a little extra Christmas cheer. What better way to bring that needed cheer than getting a personalised letter from Santa from Lapland Mailroom. Disclaimer – this is a sponsored post. I was kindly sent this product in exchange for an … Read more Lapland Mailroom – Personalised Letter From Santa


Fun Indoor Activities For Young Kids (Approved By This Spoonie Parent)

With schools and nurseries in Scotland unlikely to return until August, and with the schools and nurseries being closed since mid-march. Finding fun ways to keep our little ones entertained and occupied whilst we are indoor, is beginning to wear thin. I’ve spent many hours searching through Pinterest, FB groups and the internet to find … Read more Fun Indoor Activities For Young Kids (Approved By This Spoonie Parent)


Parenting Through An Illness Flare (Tips I Use When Flaring)

Parenting is hard, don’t let anyone tell you any different. As parents, we want to do our absolute best for our kids. We are plagued with doubt as to whether we are doing the right thing! It can feel like an uphill battle that you are never thanked for, but I wouldn’t change it for … Read more Parenting Through An Illness Flare (Tips I Use When Flaring)


Roasted Sausage & Potato Supper – Mary Berry Recipe

Comfort food is a big hit in our house during autumn and winter. As the nights get colder we want something that is substantial and warming. The kind of meals we go for, are ones that don’t require a lot of preparation in terms of the ingredients. Which can be cooked in one-pot or thrown … Read more Roasted Sausage & Potato Supper – Mary Berry Recipe


Letters From Santa – Lapland Mailroom Review

It’s scary to think that Christmas is just around the corner!  This will be the first Christmas where Alex understands about Santa Claus and he seems excited for it, which fills my with joy and anticipation. I can’t wait to see his little face on Christmas morning, opening his presents! To mark the occasion and … Read more Letters From Santa – Lapland Mailroom Review


Annabel Karmel – Real Food Kids Will Love – Cookbook Review

If your kids are anything like mine trying to get them to eat anything that’s not chips and chicken nuggets is a constant battle. Our meal repertoire isn’t that big. It’s not that alex is super fussy he just doesn’t like trying out new things, if the texture of colour of food is wrong he … Read more Annabel Karmel – Real Food Kids Will Love – Cookbook Review


The First Library Visit For Our Little Book Worm In The Making

Last week David and I took Alex to the local library to get him his very first library card. (I wish I had taken photos of him inside the library). He seemed to really enjoy the time there, looking at the books with David & I, as well as playing on the seats and generally … Read more The First Library Visit For Our Little Book Worm In The Making


Apple Crisps – Healthy Snacks For The Whole Family

If your kids are anything like mine, trying to find snacks that are healthy and tasty are hard to find.  Alex is really fussy about fruit, he only eats grapes and although that is a great snack for him to have I would much prefer that he would try other kinds of fruit or healthy … Read more Apple Crisps – Healthy Snacks For The Whole Family


When Chronic Illness & Mental Illness Gang Up On You

If you’ve been around these parts for a while you’ll know that I suffer from both chronic illness and mental illness. Although you wouldn’t be wrong to think that my mental illnesses of depression and anxiety are part in parcel with the chronic illness, you’d be both right and wrong. Although I’ve been plagued with … Read more When Chronic Illness & Mental Illness Gang Up On You


PomPom Counting – At Home Learning & Development Activities

Being at home 90% of the time means that as a parent, I need to find activities for Alex that are fun but are a great source for helping his development and learning.  I’ve found that puzzles and books dedicated to teaching numbers and letters are good but they’re not always as fun for Alex … Read more PomPom Counting – At Home Learning & Development Activities