Parenting Bribery 101

I recently wrote about my Unexpected Mummy Skills and a comment by Lucy at This Mums Life asking about my bribery skills has inspired this post.  It has occurred to me that I am a master in bribery.  I am not bothered that I do it, I don’t feel guilty because quite frankly it gets the job done.  I have…

Moo-ve Over with Cadburys Dairy Milk Buttons & Giovanna Fletcher

Cadburys and Giovanna Fletcher have recently teamed up together to promote where our food comes from after Cadburys conducted some research** into where children believe their food originates.  Some of their findings were rather disturbing. New research from Cadbury Dairy Milk Buttons reveals the bizarre myths that children between 4 and 8 believe about their food Over one in ten boys (11…

My Unexpected Mummy Skills

Since becoming a mum I have developed some very unexpected skills.  If I’m honest I didn’t know what to expect at all.  Perhaps to love them more than anything, which I do.  Perhaps to have my priorities in life change, which they have.  Other than that I was at a bit of a loss as to what was going to…

Sunshine Blogger Award

The other day I was very excited to receive a tweet from Claire at The Pramshed to do the Sunshine Bloggers Award.  Although not an actual award it is a lovely way to learn more about the bloggers who complete it.  I have followed Claire on twitter for some time now and I love her blog.  I was very excited…

Am I a Strict Mother?

We all parent differently, perhaps in part to our own up bringing, our own life experiences and our own children.  My parenting is similar with both the girls but I know they have different needs in certain situations. Pinky likes to stick to the rules.  She doesn’t like being told off, she won’t willingly break the rules.  Nursery has helped…

Pumpkin Patch Visit

We have never been to a pumpkin patch before.  It wasn’t something I ever thought the girls would enjoy.  Now Pinky is older and she has been getting excited about halloween because they have been doing loads of preparation for it at nursery, I thought it might be time to go. What fun we had!  The girls were excited from…