What We Have Enjoyed in November

Here we are at the end of another month. November has been short and sweet. Lots of walks in the woods, kicking about in the muddy puddles and leaves. At the start of the month, we took baby girl for her nasal flu shot, I was surprised she took it like a little trooper. It just goes to show she’s…

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Which Extreme Adventure Sports Is Best For Your family?

Keeping family life exciting can be a challenge. Instead of the more traditional sports, why not try extreme adventure sports with the kids. These sports can be thrilling and perfect for creating family memories alongside boosting your health and family communication. In this post we will explore the nation’s best extreme adventure sports for families alongside what equipment you will…

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Living Arrows 30/53 (2018)

Welcome back to our little weekly round-up of Living Arrows 30/53 (2018). I’m enjoying getting into the routine of sharing a little bit of our life and how my gorgeous 2 year old is growing away so fast along with the new baby! You can catch up on my last post here: Living Arrows 29/53. The idea behind Living Arrows…

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The Pros and Cons of having a Third Child

I have a 2 year old and a 11 week old. Two children. An even number. Would I consider having a third child? What are the pros and cons of having a third child? I’m the second of four. My mum had us three girls before having a boy. As you can see I’m from a family of six and…

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A Canvas for our Family Wall with My-Picture.co.uk

Having another baby and becoming a family of four means we are having to update our family wall of pictures and photos. This wall is going up the stairs in our new house. It’s full of memories of our wedding 5 years ago and pictures of baby girl throughout her first year. When My-Picture.co.uk got in touch to try out…

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Losing My Dad

Losing my Dad three days before my planned c section was hard. My dad’s passing wasn’t a sudden death. In fact I wish it was for his sake. Seeing someone die through cancer is heartbreaking. My dads cancer journey started three years ago. I was pregnant with baby girl at the time when he started getting ill. Dad was a…

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Alternative Ways to Share Your Memories with Family and Friends

Okay so, I know that Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are all really useful ways for keeping in touch with family and friends when you spend time apart. But, sometimes it sucks that the main way to keep in contact with loved ones that we’re far away from is by posting on a Facebook wall, favouriting a tweet or liking an…

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Looking Back Over Our Time Together – Everlasting Memories 

In July we have been married 4 years. Before that we were engaged for a few years but we wanted to buy our house before weddings and babies. Back in October 2008 I never thought I would ever meet my soul mate, but I did.

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Family Safety Rules: Teaching Tools to Raise Strong and Secure Kids

You’ve taught your child the basic safety rules. Don’t talk to strangers. Wear a helmet when riding your bike. Look both ways before you cross the road. But what about situations that aren’t so easy for a child to read? That’s when their judgment kicks in – so you had better be sure you are helping them to develop a…

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Why Are The Great Outdoors So Great?

If you’re stuck for something to do or worry your kids are spending too much time with their tech stuff, it’s time to embrace the great outdoors. From long rambling walks to short steep hikes, there is a whole range of ways to experience and enjoy the outdoors. Need more convincing? Here’s why the great outdoors are so great… Health…

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Tips for Buying a Family Car

When you’re buying a family car, whether it’s your first time or you’re well versed, there are certain things that you should look out for. Earlier this year I told you about my memories of learning to drive and buying my first car.  That first time buying a car I was looking for a little runaround. Nothing fancy, but I…

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Top Tips to Safe Proof Your Pool Area

The other day I posted about ways to enhance and modernise your pool area, but never covered safe proof your pool area. With young children around this is a must for any family. A backyard pool is a privilege that should be enjoyed free of stress. If you’ve got small kids and pets running around your backyard, they are going…

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How To Stay In Contact With Your Overseas Family and Friends

In this day and age, we often have friends spread all the way across the world. Whether your old best friend from high school moved to the other side of the country or your internet friend’s always lived five thousand miles away, it can be hard to stay in contact when you all have your own families and busy lives…

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