Our Top 10 Fun And Simple School Holiday Activities

Our Top 10 Fun And Simple School Holiday Activities

Today is my first time experiencing ‘school holidays’ with a school kid.  Last year it did have an effect on us based on our eldest attending preschool - so in theory, I’ve kind of got my head wrapped round the whole thing.  I'm more prepared.  From what I’ve gathered we’ve all got very different views on [...]

Peakes Retreats

Peakes Retreats

This started as an impromptu idea to find somewhere to sleepover and break up our journey home from Scotland to Plymouth.   The nonstop drive there was good, the kids were great and actually - we had fun!  But we knew leaving family behind after quality time together, would mean a 10 hour slog back [...]

Dealing with Fear

Dealing with Fear

A love I lost, I tried to find. To salvage a love that most at first would feel, irreplaceable. Maybe in some ways it was but then I found a love stronger than I could have ever have  anticipated amongst my marriage and children.  It just took painful lessons to establish what that love truly [...]

Co-Sleep Convert

Co-Sleep Convert

I can't believe I just typed out that title. Can we talk about co-sleeping for a second? I don’t like to label parenting choices but if I could best describe ours to date, it would be filled with patience, ‘picking battles’ wisely and being firm but fair. Battles are few and far between in this [...]