Summer holidays can be a challenge when it comes to eco-friendly family living: they can spell plastic water pistols and paddling pools, endless plastic bottles of water for thirsty mouths and expensive days out. But with a few low waste tips, it’s perfectly possible to enjoy the Summer without causing harm to the environment. View Post

It can be hard to get your head around how reusable nappies slot into daily life; how often should I change my baby’s nappy? Do I need a nappy bin? What about when we go out? In this video I talk you through our typical routine from morning to night including a little trip out. Hope you enjoy it! View Post

I’ve written before about how important it is to me that the kids play independently and don’t need me to stimulate them, for their sake and for mine. Recently though, I’d started to notice Jack’s attention span waning and that now at the age of 4 and a bit, he’s not so interested in entertaining himself with his usual fave toys and instead wants to play all sorts of imagination-based games with me. View Post

Growing up, my mum always made my siblings and I our birthday parties at home – it’s all I’ve ever known and I (and my childhood friends) have fond memories of being sat cramped in my parent’s hallway, wishing the parcel would land on us and taking turns to have a whack on the homemade piñataView Post