Monthly Archives: May 2015

Weightloss is slow.

It’s been a while since I wrote an update on the post-baby weightloss, so I thought it was about time I updated! I’ve sat down to write this post multiple times, and each time I’ve given up after the first paragraph. Weightloss is slow progress, after you have initially  lost a few lbs, things slow down, that’s natural, that’s OK, but it is disheartening. I am the most impatient person in the world, and when I don’t see instant results, I get frustrated, I sabotage myself with that chocolate biscuit which has been calling me for weeks, though I don’t stop there..I eat the packet. Yes it’s stupid, but that’s my battle with food, a long battle which I’ll write properly about another day. Continue reading

Kids Don’t Come with a Manual – Review

I always thought the hardest part of having children would be the baby stage, and before they could talk. How naive I was! As soon as they develop opinions and can express those wonderful opinions that’s when the fun really starts! I was recently able to review the book Kids Don’t Come with a Manual – The Essential Guide to a Happy Family Life by Carole and Nadim Saad. Continue reading

Beach combing and Hurst Castle

A castle and time at the beach? It sounds like the perfect family outing, and it really was! Last weekend we headed to Hurst Castle, we managed to trek the children along the shingle bank with the promise of a picnic and a visit into the castle! It’s about 1.5miles each way, and Mr G carried Yo in the Bushbaby carrier as it isn’t a pushchair friendly walk!

The walk provided plenty of entertainment, as the boys gathered shells and bits of rope which had washed up on the shingle bank. We talked about all the rubbish which had washed up (an environmental awareness chat before 11am!), and warned them about make sure things were safe to touch before picking them up..!

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Beach combing for shells and things!

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