Dear Working Parents, We’re doing it, YOU’re doing it. A working parent is having to choose going to work and trusting your child to someone else’s care. A working parent is coordinating extra hours here, missing a lunch break there, to make sure you are there in time for parents evening, school plays & charity fetes. A working parent is taking a deep breath and … Continue reading Dear Working Parents..
Decided to cook all of Frankie’s favourite meals this week whilst he’s recovering & especially with the darker nights there is nothing better than a toad in the hole! It’s a wholesome inexpensive dinner and it’s so easy to make! I had the flour, milk & eggs in the cupboards already but the meal in total is well under £5 and makes at least x4 … Continue reading Toad in the Hole
After seeing Little Baby Bum Live in Southend last month, I stumbled across The Saxon King in Southend, close to Priory Park, Prittlewell. The interior is so nice and homely and the outside has a lovely little park for the kids! The menus are well priced and the food was so nice! They offer a delicious flatbread menu, which I eventually settled on having the … Continue reading The Saxon King, Southend
Today a friend suggested lunch out because the diabolical rain stopped our plans of the park & we didn’t fancy a busy soft play especially as it’s the 6 weeks holiday and big kids are EVERYWHERE! So we decided to try the Great Baddow Barn as we’d heard good things and we wasn’t disappointed! We turned up at 11am & it was torrential raining so … Continue reading The Great Baddow Barn, Chelmsford
‘I’ve been at work all week’ – how many times do I have to hear that sodding phrase? I haven’t been on a well-being retreat all week neither have I indulged in any kind of self-pampering, in fact I have been at work for three out of seven days of the week, two more of them are spent doing activities with Frankie, the washing, the … Continue reading Mum V Dad
‘One should work as though they don’t children yet parent as though their children are their only job’ – agree? OF COURSE NOT. The role of a working Mum is a conundrum to a lot of people, many people like to have an opinion on it, I have lost track of the amount of people that have made comments because I WANTED to return to … Continue reading Returning to Work