Getting to Lapland – costs and tips

If you’ve read all about our DIY adventure to Lapland, you might be interested in how we did it.

While an all-inclusive package is attractive to some, we were more interested in a cheaper, more tailored option. I’m also not at my best a 5am in the morning and most charters leave early!

Here’s how we did it: Continue reading Getting to Lapland – costs and tips

Review: First Aid Kits for the Family

First Aid is one of those life skills that we all should have, but often we only think about it in the moments when we need it and wished we’d given it more attention! For me, it’s one of those long finger things, where I keep meaning to attend a course but just haven’t gotten around it.  Continue reading Review: First Aid Kits for the Family

IVF Diary: Unpleasant presence

This is the fourth post in my Dear IVF Diary series. If you’re just joining me, then I recommend that you start here. You’ll find all related entries at the end of this post. Thanks for reading! x

Seven days after the embryo transfer, I was sitting at my desk at work when I got this sensation in my thighs. It was barely noticeable but all too familiar, one that I’ve always associated with the start of my period. A trip to the bathroom provided some relief when a knicker check was clear. Continue reading IVF Diary: Unpleasant presence

Can I take my kids to see: Pete’s Dragon

Before I take the small boy to see a PG rated film, I usually do an Internet scour and annoy my friends who’ve seen it already to find out if its going to scare the living daylights out of him, and its usually the opinions of friends I rely on because the Internet often comes up short with specific information on suitability for smallies. 

Since I’m always looking for the information, I’m guessing others are too so I’ve decided to start a regular series of film reviews for those with younger kids like me. Hopefully it’ll help give you the information you need for your family. A warning also that the reviews will be full of spoilers because you need to know about the scary stuff and the stuff that’s going to get you in hot water with some uncomfortable questions! Here’s my first review: Continue reading Can I take my kids to see: Pete’s Dragon

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