Unique birthday gifts for 5 year old

Somehow my eldest turns five next week.  FIVE. It doesn’t seem like yesterday we found out he was arriving, even less time since we brought…

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Gift Ideas For New Mums That Are Actually Useful!

If you have a friend that is soon going to become a mother for the first time, then your thoughts might be turning to something…

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Reading Eggs: A head start before school starts?

Last year my eldest started school in the sense he went to into the preschool class attached to the school he would attend.  However going…

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Building water confidence with the new water wings from Zoggs

Since I’ve had the two boys getting places has taken me longer and been much more daunting. Ignore the fact that I managed to fly…

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Finally realising the perfect in my imperfections

Some words stick with you throughout your life. Sometimes they are wonderful moments that make your heart sing when you remember them, when you’re transported…

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How do you find a professional that you can trust?

Living as an expat out in Doha means living in a rented house.  Or to be more accurate, a rented villa.  Which we’ve turned into…

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Tomorrow I will be better

It’s nighttime now. The boys are in bed, fast asleep.  Eventually.  After an epic battle of wills. My four year olds gangly limbs tucked up…

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