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

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

Sexism of Olympic Proportion

Social media and the 24 hour news cycle has given us a whole new perspective and insight into the Olympics than we haven’t been exposed to up tot his point.

Apart from the incredible athletic achievements, we’ve also seen some pretty scandalous goings on, both in and out of competition. But one of the elements that’s come into sharp focus is sexism in coverage of this year’s Games. Continue reading Sexism of Olympic Proportion

IVF Diary: Eye of the Tiger

When I wrote a post called Thinking About Another Baby nearly four years ago, I had no idea that I would end up here, telling you the story of our first IVF cycle.  Continue reading IVF Diary: Eye of the Tiger

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