Poundland toys and sweets
Other, Parenting, Sleeping

The Elusive Sleep

Ah sleep! An undisturbed night of sleep would be so welcome at the moment. It feels so rare that we get a full night of sleep with no feet traipsing into the bedroom, little bodies wanting to snuggle into our bed, someone wanting a wee, or having had a bad dream. Nearly a year ago… Continue reading The Elusive Sleep


Bedtime battles and a reward jar

At the end of last year I was feeling a little bit smug about how well my children were sleeping (daughter nearly 4 and son 20 months). They were both settling relatively easily and sleeping through the night. However, it's getting towards the end of January and the sleep of my eldest is still not… Continue reading Bedtime battles and a reward jar

Parenting, Sleeping

A night away without children

Wow, it's nearly here. A night away in a lovely spa hotel without the children. Eeeek!! I must admit I have been very much looking forward to this since we booked it, although I do feel bad about leaving the children for the night (and I'll miss tucking them up in bed). I know that… Continue reading A night away without children


Bedtime and stories

Bedtime is sort of my favourite time of the day, when the children have their last mad burst of energy, they're all clean (most days) and snuggly with pyjamas on. Once they've brushed their teeth and got into bed clothes its story time on the sofa in Charleys room, Bodhi on my lap and Charley snuggled… Continue reading Bedtime and stories