Gizmo Saves Christmas (and I get my contact lenses)

Vision Direct - Gizmo Saves Christmas

I could not live without my contact lenses. They are my number one essential item to have. Without them I wouldn’t be able to see or play with my daughter, or manage in my day-to-day life. Wearing contact lenses means that I can avoid my glasses falling off mid play whilst crawling around the floor. Or my daughter suddenly swiping my glasses from my face, and then trying to break them.  View Full Post

Preparing to fly long haul with a 1 year old

Long Haul Flight with Children

On Thursday we are jetting off to the Caribbean for 9 days in the sunshine, and taking our daughter on her first long haul flight. I’m so excited about the holiday, and having some time in the sunshine which feels really odd when it is so cold and dark here. However the bit that I am concerned about is the flight. So far we’ve only ever had one short haul flight to Spain in the Summer which went ok. I know that it will be fine, but I’m sure that I’ll be reaching for a Strawberry Daquiri once we arrive at the hotel and thinking “phew” I’m glad that’s over.

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fortheloveofBLOG Week 28

fortheloveofBLOG Week 27

Hi everyone! Welcome back to fortheloveofBLOG this week. Last week the lovely Karen from Two Tiny Hands – The Adventure with Robot join me as guest co-host and did a brilliant job. Thank you Karen. This week we are back to normal service and I’m co-hosting this with Fi from A Mum Track Mind. Thank you to everyone who linked up last weekend, I really enjoyed reading your posts and getting to know a few new bloggers.

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Center Parcs Sherwood Forest: Our family adventure

Center Parcs Sherwood Forest

There are certain holidays that you remember as a child. For me my most memorable holidays were going to Pembrokeshire to stay with my grandparents. I used to love the long drives down to Wales in the car, listening to Dire Straits, and then the excitement of arriving. This would be followed by a couple of days spent on the beach or going for coastal walks. We would visit a couple of times a year, and it is one of the holidays that I remember really well throughout my childhood. Holidays are a wonderful time for all children, where they can gain new experiences, enjoy new cultures and have the time of their lives. I am trying to recreate this for my daughter by taking her on a yearly long weekend to Center Parcs.

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fortheloveofBLOG Week 27

fortheloveofBLOG Week 27

Hi everyone! Welcome back to fortheloveofBLOG this week. I’m excited to have the lovely Karen from Two Tiny Hands – The Adventure with Robot join me as guest co-host this week, whilst Fi from A Mum Track Mind is away. I’m really excited to have Karen join the party, and I hope that she enjoys guest co-hosting to. I’d also like to thank everyone who linked up last week, we had a few less than usual but I think that was because a lot of people were at Blogfest16.

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