The Re-use Centre

A few people have mentioned to me that at our local tip (somewhere I do not frequent, but my mum seems to go to on a weekly basis!), has recently opened up a re-use centre. The idea behind it is simply that people donate certain unwanted goods, and the staff …

Word Games for Pre-Schoolers

I love board games and word games – I like a mental challenge (not quite as keen on the physical, but we can’t all be into everything, can we?!). I know there are hundreds of great word games out there, and you will find me still playing some of them …

Little Man is 1 Today!

It’s first birthday time at the Reading Residence today! Though I can hardly believe that this time has already come, it is Little Man’s birthday today. Here he was this time last year… He arrived by planned C-Section at 11.12 am on 3rd September, 2012, and came into the world …

The Birthday Cake Moment

Little man will be one tomorrow. I can’t believe how quickly it’s gone by, but I know I’m definitely right on this one – it is really his birthday tomorrow! We’ve decided to celebrate this special time by having little treats for him each day, rather than one full-on day. …

Our Top 5 Family Meals

Now I’ll readily confess to not being the greatest cook, though I’ve got considerably better since becoming a mum. I don’t have much knowledge about food and food preparation, and with two small children, I don’t have a lot of time to devote to it either. So I look about …

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