Would you leave someone to die?

The greater the number of people present the less likely you are to help.  A two-year-old girl, Yue Yue, wandering in the street in a market in Foshan, China, was hit by a van. The driver stopped for a moment and continued on, rolling over the girl again with the van’s rear wheels. Over the course of … Read more

Bacon Wrapped Chicken & Cheese with fresh herbed Pasta and Sautéed Broccoli

Equipment Measuring Scales Bowls Grater Knife Frying pan Spatula 2 Saucepans Drainer Baking tray Kitchen towel Foil Ingredients For the Chicken  1 pack of chicken breasts 1 pack of bacon Olive oil 4 0z of grated cheddar cheese For the fresh herbed pasta  300 ml Double cream Garlic granules Handful of fresh chives and parsley … Read more

Lights Out

So here they are changing our street lights so that they turn off at midnight, in order to save money. Which councils are changing their lights We had the right to express any concerns. They were that: There may be an increase in criminal activity. They said that it has been found to decrease crime … Read more

Breastfeeding: Things I would have done differently

To be completely honest I think if I could go back and do it all again with my first son I’d have possibly just stopped breastfeeding him after he’d had the colostrum. I was too tired,  and too selfish and too busy doing my A-levels. I didn’t appreciate how much he needed feeding and honestly, don’t … Read more

Breastfeeding two and four year olds

  My youngest turned 2 and a half today. Feeding is going well, although I’m sure I feel more uncomfortable feeding at toddler groups. I’m more likely to just let him feed rather than say no.I’m actually hoping to read some blogs that make me feel less alone though as I am still (very occasionally) … Read more

Words are wonderful

I love words. They are what separate us from animals. They can make you cry, they can make you sad, then can make your angry, then can make you mad. It is definitely the pen is mightier than the sword. But why I want to tell you about words today is their ability to make … Read more

Extracurricular Activities – for the Select few?

Studies by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) show that children should be getting on average of 60 minutes exercise a day. It will help reduce health risks – such as cardiovascular problems, Build stronger bones, healthier joints and muscles Maintain a healthier weight Help aid sleep Reduce stress levels Increase self-esteem and self-worth/image … Read more

Death

It’s a subject no-one likes to think about, never mind talk about. Yet it comes to us all. Some of us it comes sooner than others. Everyone deals with it differently. Some may even judge others about how they do or don’t cope with it. People may avoid speaking to you because they don’t know … Read more

Key to the door

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Yesterday my day was definitely about Keys. Firstly, it turns out that someone has very kindly decided to take a key to the paintwork on our car 🙁 whilst it was parked outside our house. Not happy. The worst thing is my husband was hoping to sell it but wanted to see if he could … Read more

Childhood Comforts

Let me introduce you to CAT We bought Cat for our son when he was a 1 year old, and he is now 8. Cat has recently been stitched up the back (thank you Great Nanny) and she said really he needs restuffing (but that is a big nono). Great Nanny also has the same … Read more