As a parent, there are fewer issues which can be as difficult as finding childcare for your children.
It goes without saying that in an ideal world we would all be calling on our loved ones, Nannies, Grandads, Aunties and Uncles, sweeping in to have quality time with their beloved next gen, whipping up cupcakes whilst you go out to work, down the pub or anywhere else for that matter.
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It’s certainly true that this year taught us how many simple joys we took for granted. From hugs with loved ones to mooching around a garden centre. For us, one of the big holes in our life was the big screen. A date night at the movies, saturday afternoon new releases and buckets of popcorn bigger than your head.
more “#EscapesForEveryone this half term with @vue cinemas”
Once the heating is on and the leaves have turned golden, it’s only right that our thoughts turn to preparation for Christmas, however it may look in 2020.
more “Sending Christmas Cheer with @theWhistlefish (Review)”
Back to school prep 2020 is unlike any other year for reasons I clearly don’t need to explain! Some things never change, like the usual last minute panic and school shoe shopping hell, but some elements are going to be a little more novel.
more “Back to school with @smiggle_ Budz”
Despite my best intentions of keeping life at home moderated when it comes to screen time, there is no point pretending that You tube, Roblox and Netflix haven’t featured way more heavily than I’m comfortable with. But there is one trump card that engages the girls without fail, makes us all put down our screens, and sets us to a challenge in which we are all focused and present together; the humble jigsaw.
more “The final piece – Just Jigsaws review”
I’m not sure how many shoes is too many shoes, but I’d take a guess that the number squirreled away in every corner of every cupboard, wardrobe and storage space is probably a good sign I’m at max capacity.
more “A shoe for all seasons – @RydaleClothing leather leopard print Chelsea boot”
Little Star Jewellery is all about celebrating family, love and relationships. So there is no way we could forget Dad. Also we all know he’s a big softy at heart and loves a bit of sentiment.
more “Unique & Personal Gifts For Father’s Day from Little Star Jewellery”
When I think of all that’s wonderful about the Summer here in the U.K., I visualise picnics and barbecues, cold drinks in pub gardens with friends and twilight evenings in the garden.
more “Bite Away; Banishing the bother of bites in the British Summertime”
As I post this, it’s just seven days until Father’s Day here in the UK. It’s a calendar entry which always creep up on me, and often ends up with a last minute day off Friday dash to the garden centre or Supermarket to pick up some cards and gifts for the Dads, Grandads and stepdads in our life.
more “Fathers Day 2020 with @Trendhim”
Would you believe it, my birthday is in a few days time, on June the first. Which means here in the UK I am officially having the first post lockdown birthday party. Well, provided that is you class a party as me, Dad Muddling Through and the kids, and two other people two metres away.
more “Online invitations for post lockdown birthdays”