A Kings Camps UK Summer

Two weeks into the summer holidays and so far Cheeky Chap and I haven’t really done an awful lot. Sure, we’ve done all of the local parks, several times and he’s spent a lot of time outside in the garden with neighbours when it’s dry but it still doesn’t feel like we’ve done┬ámuch. If you’re a parent of a small child, I’m sure you know what it’s like. With another four and a half weeks until he returns to school,… Continue Reading “A Kings Camps UK Summer”

Another Hospital Stay

So it’s been a while, again, hasn’t it? If you follow me on Twitter, you will know that I have been pretty poorly the last few weeks. On Wednesday 8 July I was actually ill enough to warrant calling the ward I stayed on while recovery from my operation, only to be advised to go straight to A&E after explaining my symptoms. I gathered my discharge notes and the husband took me to A&E. I explained my symptoms to the… Continue Reading “Another Hospital Stay”

Getting Cool For School

In a little under two weeks, the schools break up for the summer holidays. Six weeks when the children will be at home. Personally I am looking forward to spending some quality time with Cheeky Chap. The weekends always seem to fly by and the combination of my illness and the fact that I am still meant to be recovering from my surgery means that actually we don’t get to do all that much. I want the summer holidays to… Continue Reading “Getting Cool For School”

10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Washing Machine

A washing machine is considered a modern day necessity. Washing clothes by hand is physically tough work and clothes take a lot longer to dry (unless of course you have a tumble dryer!). When it comes to replacing your washing machine, that time between one packing up and your new one being delivered and installed can feel like a life-time, particularly if you have young children. So, what should you think about when you are looking for a new washing… Continue Reading “10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Washing Machine”