Robots Reading Round Up #2

Welcome to the first edition of Robots Reading Round Up. We’ve been visiting the library a lot recently. With a fear of closure on the cards, I really want the Robot to experience his library. I’ve started taking him to our weekly sing along and it’s a perfect excuse to take some books home.

A Brand New Day 11

Forget about todays bad day and start again tomorrow with #ABrandNewDay Week 11 and it means it is time for a shake up!  Not only are we moving to a Wednesday it is time to start getting your kids involved too.  Day trips, family walks, holidays.  Getting out and about …

Guide to Camping With a Baby

Guide to Camping With a Baby For my #30DaysWild Challenge I am going to share with you some tips on going camping in the wild with a baby.  Ours is 11 months and so far he’s had 6 nights under the stars.  We are no experts but it might give …

Lunch with the Foulshaw Ospreys

Lunch with the Foulshaw Ospreys As part of the Wildlife Trusts #30DaysWild challenge I decided to take a look at a wild web cam.  Thankfully The Wildlife Trust has lots of them.  We opted for one closer to home and picked on Cumbrias Foulshaw Moss Osprey camera. Not being one …

Building a Bug Paradise

After searching for bugs in my garden on Friday it’s clear to say that it was pretty dismal.  A worm and a few spider webs is all that could be found.  It’s time to make my garden a bit more bug friendly. Building a Bug Paradise This is where I …

Happy Days #15 It’s a Wild 30 Days

For the month of June I’m taking part in the Wildlife Trusts 30 Days Wild Challenge.  All my weekly blog posts are being taken over with the wild theme! Happy Days is going wild! For those of you that are following my 30 Day Challenge and don’t know Happy Days, …

Nature aka Exploring the Garden 

Getting out and exploring nature is such a great idea. We go out and about everyday but on this occasion we decided to explore our back garden. We’ve not got the biggest of gardens, but at least we have some.

Let’s Get Wild

Everything is about to get a little bit wild.  It’s June, I can’t quite believe it, but it is.  What does June bring?  A whole new challenge… Brought to you by The Wildlife Trust, we are embarking on 30 Days Wild.  A chance to get outdoors and explore the wild. …

Antics of my 10 Month Old

Last month I posted a blog about my 9 month old and all the “naughty” things he got up to. It got such a great response that I’ve decided to go jump up a month to tell you what he’s been up to as a 10 month old… Firstly, I …

A Brand New Day Week Ten

Welcome to A Brand New Day!  A Linky to fill you with aspiration when you feel like you may be struggling alone. Everyone needs an opportunity to start again.  Draw a line under yesterdays bad day and start again with #ABrandNewDay.  As parents I feel we sometimes set ourselves up …

Knoydart Peninsula – A Scottish Hideaway

Knoydart Peninsula Knoydart is a peninsula on the West coast of the Scottish Highlands. It is cut off from the UK mainland road network and you can get to by boat or foot.  Inverie is the main village and where the boat from Mallaig lands. We opted to catch the …

BakerDays 5″ Letter Box Cake

Baker Days 5″ Letter Box Cake When Baker Days asked me if I’d like to try their 5″ Letter Box Cake for a little review, I thought, hey why not, it is cake after all!  I ordered my cake, then promptly decided to go on holiday, oops.  The entire time …

Happy Days #14 – Hello Country Kids

After two weekends in a row of camping, I said to Dave, lets not go away for a 3rd weekend.   Late on Saturday night we decided that going to Scotland for the week would be a good idea…  So this is my usual Happy Days blog post but with a …

Mirror Play

Mirror Play Ever since the Robot was a very little squishy one we’ve always enjoyed a little bit of fun with mirrors.  I think it’s the fascination of seeing himself.   I used to position him under his play gym mirror, he would always grab at it.  Then when a …

A – M of Baby Friendly Meals {14 recipes}

When starting out with baby led weaning I was pretty determined to stick to the, “the baby eats what I eat” rule.  When I decided to tackle the #ABC123 Challenge 13 weeks ago to make and create a recipe each week starting with each letter of the alphabet I hadn’t …