Butterfly World Edinburgh

Today we decided to go a wee trip through to Edinburgh to Butterfly and Insect World. It is reasonably priced and enough for the kids to see to take up a couple of hours.  Parking is free although it needs some resurfacing with massive pot holes so watch your kids feet when negotiating your way […]

Turning 35 with 3 under 5

I’m now the “wrong side of 35”. Happy birthday to me! So in my mind this is how I thought turning 35 would go (run audio-visual daydream in head)…wake naturally after lovely sleep, hubby brings me breakfast in bed and kids come and snuggle in while I open my gifts.  Nice relaxing shower and pamper […]

Third Trimester …on the home straight

So here I am, 9 weeks to my due date with what is to be my last pregnancy, my last labour, my final child. Having been here (third trimester) before on two occasions I am not particularly welcoming the next few weeks as the heartburn increases, the weird night time leg cramps and twitches increase […]

Make Me Up Before You Go-Go

¬† Thank God for the invention of make up. I am not a mum at the school gates in the morning who always has a full face of slap on (if I have managed to remember to brush my hair by the afternoon it has been a good day), but a bit of mascara and […]