December screwed with our five year old’s sleep – How we got things back on track

Our girls are now five and seven, and I think that’s a perfectly adequate stage of parenthood to hope that the long bleak nights of pre nightfall fear and requirement to grab any sleep you can from eight pm to be LONG behind us.

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Bucket List Dreams ; The Northern Lights

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Now we are in 2020 I can officially say that next year I will turn 40. It’s certainly a milestone age for a reason and it seems the perfect time to not only look at how far you’ve come, but also to think about where you are going. Or, more specifically, where you would love to go.

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Finding the right car for your family’s needs

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A family car is incredibly important. You might think that one car is the same as any others but there are going to be many considerations you need to make. Here are some tips to help you ensure that you have found the right car for your family’s needs.

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Planning a girl’s holiday: Mum edition

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Late nights, cocktails (mocktails?!) and maybe a spa treatment or two, who doesn’t love a girl’s trip?

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6 ways to make your garden dog friendly

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Dogs love to roam, play and explore in their own back garden  and there’s no better place to play a game of fetch or sit an enjoy the sunshine together.

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How a five year career break shaped my future


The day I heard the news my role (and whole site for that matter) was being made redundant, my whole world shattered around me. Having been in the same organisation for fourteen years, and in the fuzzy haze of maternity leave, with a ten week old baby, I hadn’t expected my first child free outing to be heading into work to find out my future as I had planned it was not going to exist.

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DON’T PANIC Why we love @panicroomkent

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I have to admit, the first time I entered a Panic room I was filled with trepidation and nerves. What the hell was this all about and was I mad to pay to be locked in a room and work out how to get out? But then again, being locked away from whingeing kids, housework, laundry, general life chores does have a certain appeal, no?

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Saving all my love for you…Returning to work and separation anxiety

It’s four weeks in, and the question I’ve been bombarded with for four and a half years (“Do you think you’ll go back to work?”) has been well and truly replaced with “How is the new job going”?

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Spring Eco Cleaning Hacks

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Hand up if you, like me, have in the last year or so come full circle with your approach to cleaning?

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The one where MMT went back to work…

For me, there was always going to be that moment. The moment I realised that the set up of blogging during the gaps of being a stay at home Mum wasn’t going to cut it any more. more “The one where MMT went back to work…”

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