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Sleeping like a bear

Sleeping like a bear

“Kids fighting sleep” is a very common search on the internet, parents all over the world are facing this issue. My son makes no exception, he as well is fighting sleep most of the nights, bedtime always comes too early for him and the day […]

How to get your kid ready to start school

How to get your kid ready to start school

This is the big year for us, it’s the year my son starts school. I started school when I was 7, he starts it at 4. I find it quite challenging to say the least, to start school so young even though it’s just Reception […]

A day out with kids at Diggerland (Kent) – playing on a construction site

A day out with kids at Diggerland (Kent) – playing on a construction site

Last year we spent some of the Tesco Clubcard vouchers to buy tickets to Diggerland Kent. And my son (who was 3 years at the time) loved it so much that he periodically reminds us of that place and asks to go there. Luckily, Diggerland […]

Thoughts about the minimalism

Thoughts about the minimalism

About a week ago I watched the movie called “Minimalism” and it made me realize we are closer to minimalism that I would have thought, though who knows us could say we are exactly the opposite, hoarders to be more precisely. But let me tell […]

London City Airport – for all the little plane fans

London City Airport – for all the little plane fans

Both my kids love planes. Before he was 1, my son saw a soft toy in a petrol station while we were fueling the car and he fell in love with it: a blue airplane from the movie “Planes” (which we’ve never seen actually). And […]

Almost 3 months on Instagram

Almost 3 months on Instagram

On the 1st of May 2017 I posted the first photo on Instagram. Since then, I’ve posted 59 more photos, therefore around 20 photos/month. I know some of my readers don’t use this application, and I also know I want to keep these photos no […]

My son’s pre-school graduation

My son’s pre-school graduation

So, the day has arrived. Today is the last day my son goes to pre-school. In September he will enter Reception/School. On his first day of pre-school, he was 2 years and 8 months old. He seemed ready to take the big step but still, […]

Our family’s DYI project: a motorhome

Our family’s DYI project: a motorhome

We love travelling. We have always enjoyed discovering new places, encountering new people, admiring new views and leaning about other cultures. And we used to dream of going on a trip with a caravan, all the way to Japan. Yes, through all the Asia! Obviously, […]

Chocolate muffins – dairy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free

Chocolate muffins – dairy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free

Friday, just as I was about to go to bed, I found out that it had been Chocolate Day. Yes, that’s right, 7th of July is Chocolate Day and I never knew this! “What kind of chocolate fan am I?” I thought to myself. (Almost) […]

Museum of Carriages in Maidstone – a ride back in history

Museum of Carriages in Maidstone – a ride back in history

Having a lovely Saturday in front of us and no plans, I decided to look on the map and pick a town in which we hadn’t been before. And my choice was Maidstone. The family was thrilled. Well, not at first, but after pulling the ace […]