How Motherhood Has Changed Me

Nine years ago I entered the world of motherhood.  With the gasp of my baby boy's first breath my world had changed in the most demanding and beautiful way. In those first moments of holding my baby, I felt a surge of…

10 Fabulous Date Ideas For You and Your Loved One

Valentine's Day weekend has arrived and so for those in the mood for some date inspiration, not just now, but throughout the year, then why not try out one (or all!) of the fabulous dates below. Hopefully there is something to…

6 Tips On How To Have Your Best Year Yet!

It's the start of a New Year and we've already made it through January (many of us alcohol free). We've passed 'Blue Monday' which is apparently meant to be the most depressing day of the year and February 'the month…

New Year, New Blog, New Future…

 Hi everyone and welcome to my new blog! For those of you who read my old blog 'Lollipops and Little Ones', you will see there has been quite a change, not only to the name of the blog but also…

Pony Riding in The Cotswolds

Last weekend, my eldest two children and I went for a much needed break to The Cotswolds while Jake stayed at home with his grandparents. We visited our good friends and their children who moved from Tunbridge Wells several years ago…

MY Bad first Dates

So my last post about Dating in the 21st Century got me thinking back to my life as a single girl living in London before I met my husband. It was the mid 90’s, when the pubs, bars and restaurants…

Dating in the 21st Century – How times have changed

Having been out the dating game for quite some time now I was fascinated to chat to a single friend of mine about dating in the 21st century. The fact my dating history actually slips into a completely different century…

10 Ways To Make A Relationship Last

This year marks the ten year wedding anniversary for my husband and I. Together for sixteen and married for ten. So as this milestone anniversary approaches, it got me to thinking…what are the special ingredients that makes a marriage successfully last…

NAGGING – WHY WE DO IT AND HOW TO STOP!

I had a short ‘conversation’ with my husband a few weeks or so ago that went a bit like this: Me: “Darling, is there any chance you’d mind putting the loo seat down after you’ve used it as it looks…