Our family day out at Canny Crafty pottery studio

On a family day out, little C and I got to express ourselves with art at Canny Crafty pottery studio. It’s Toddler Tuesday and we need art therapy, so we’re off to create mess at Canny Crafty in Gosforth, Newcastle. Canny Crafty is a family-run pottery…

How to get toddlers to eat up their greens

Getting toddlers to eat up their greens has always been challenging and it’s something a lot of parents struggle with. We’re lucky in our household that little C can munch his way through an array of brightly coloured fruit and vegetables in a week. These days…

How to have the perfect panto experience with toddlers

Family days out over Christmas are not complete until you’ve ticked off a panto experience with toddlers – “oh no they’re not!” Whether you’re a fan of festive shows (that’s me) or don’t really get them (that’s H), a trip to the pantomime still has plenty…

Great North Elmer Parade helped us keep fit

As a new mum over 40, one of my priorities is to keep fit and healthy. So joining in the fun of this year’s St Oswald’s Hospice Great North Elmer Parade was just the tonic. A brisk walk always helps to blow away the cobwebs and…