When you are trying to raise children on a budget there are some things that are classed as necessities and others that are luxuries. So what about mattress protectors? Is a mattress protector a necessity and most importantly are mattress protectors worth the money? In my opinion the answer would be a definite yes to both questions, here’s why. [Read more…]
Well this is the time of year that I think most of us have mixed feelings about. On one hand we can’t wait to have the kids all to ourselves and enjoy some proper family time together but then we’re also secretly panicking about what we are going to do to keep them happy for 6 weeks and how much is it going to cost?
So I thought that it would be a good idea to put together a small list of fun free (or at least cheap) things to do in the summer holidays. [Read more…]
Isaac my 5 year old has been dodging chicken pox since he started school last September. It seems to come and go in waves but when I learned that his best friend was off school with it, I just knew it was going to be his turn soon.
In all honesty I’m quite glad that we’re going to get it over and done with. I’m a bit of a control freak and not knowing when it was going to happen was frustrating to say the least. [Read more…]
In this post I’m going to talk about the small and furry members of our family, the rabbits. [Read more…]
I found our rabbits on the internet after finally deciding that it was a good time to get a couple of pets for our children. It was lovely to find a very local home with a litter just waiting for owners. I had the dreadful job of picking out only 2 of 6 gorgeous little fluff balls but once I had made up my mind I then also had the great task of keeping it a secret from our boys as they were a surprise and the rabbits wouldn’t be ready to come home for another 4 weeks!
Their mother is an English Lop and their father is a Giant. I’ve never seen the father so I don’t know exactly how big he is but it is definitely going to be interesting to see what size the girls grow to over the next year. [Read more…]