The Little Londoners, The Mondrian and The Lorax

The Mondrian is one of my favourite hotels to stay at when I need a sneaky treat or two. So I jumped at the chance to take advantage of their dinner, bed, breakfast and tickets to see The Lorax offer!  Anybody knows me that I’m not happy unless I’m spinning as many as (too full)…

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Bucket List: Into the Wild Summer Festival

So, this was an item I had added to the bucket list and then immediately regretted! I didn’t know how on earth I was going to manage two under 5s by myself for a whole weekend of camping. I didn’t even have any camping gear, so it was a quick stop at Decathlon for the…

The Bucket List: Seaside Trip

We’ve had a couple of days wrapped up inside thanks to blocked noses and sore throats, so yesterday when we all woke up feeling marginally better a little spontaneity was in order. I decided to take the opportunity to surprise the boys with a trip to the seaside (also an item on the bucket list)….

The Attack in London

We were in Borough Market a few hours before the attack, I decided it was time to have a conversation with the Little Londoners (W, 4 and B, 2) and I have written about the approach I took.

“I am grateful that I could shift the focus from the bad to the good. To persevere their innocence and the magic of London as seen through a child’s eye…”

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Travel Backpack

The London print mini backpacks from Cath Kidston are perfect to hold everything that they need and easy for them to carry themselves. The backpacks are a lot more spacious than they seem at first and I used these handy resealable bags from Ikea to keep everything organised. So what’s in the backpack? We were…

The Bucket List: Glamping at Cuckoo Down Farm, Devon

W will be starting school this year, I thought we could make the most of our time together before being beholden by term time for holidays and days out by writing out a bucket list of things he wants to do before starting school. The first item on our list was camping, in particular he…

Going away this holiday season?

We are! I’m so excited and will do a few holiday posts when we return. However, before you go on holiday, you need to get to your destination. (Preferably on time, but with under 5’s in tow, this is an optional extra.) Here are my favourite travel tips, to help make that journey slightly easier: FAMILY…

How to get your toddler to walk

If a red-faced toddler with tears streaming, screaming to be carried while you struggle with an expedition’s worth of ‘absolutely essential items’ required for a trip to the park sounds familiar then keep reading! As my boys get older, I’ve found myself struggling with not needing to deal with the hassled of a buggy on London…