I was hoping to not have to bring you a UK edition of “Eira in hospital”, but here it is. Featuring a sick Eira, a three and seven year old who have spent a whole day in hospital with no toys, devices or food, and parents at the end of their apparently very stretchable rags. Yesterday Eira . . .
Family Gap Year Blog: The 10 Things We Are Dealing With After Our Family Gap Year Life, eh. We've been back in the UK for just over two months now, and on the outside things seem pretty much back to normal. Patrick is working in fitness management, I’m full-on with homeschooling the girls and . . .
Amazing Comments From Daily Mail Readers To Us On the one-year anniversary of the Daily Mail featuring us as their main story on the front page of their website, I thought it would be fun to have a browse back through some of the more interesting comments that the story received. Patrick and I . . .
25 Best Kids' Books About Strong Women: Feminist Books For Kids I did it, yo. Recently, after reading Eira some books with strong female leaders, I realised I had to write this post on books that lift up and celebrate women who have done extraordinary things in their lives. Feminist books for . . .
Hello Print: Immortalise Your Travel Photos Looking for a photo printing company to immortalise your best travel and family memories? Take a look at these prints online! If you’d told me two years ago that the things I would be looking forward to most was making a lovely, cosy home in the UK and . . .
Thinking About Homeschooling? Here’s 10 Things You Need To Consider Home education, also known as ‘homeschooling’, is becoming an increasingly popular option for families when considering the best education options for their children. Once thought of as something just for far-out hippies or . . .
All You Ever Wanted To Know About Homeschooling (in the UK) As a homeschooling family in the UK we get asked about homeschooling a LOT. A lot a lot. Like, most days. If we go to Tesco the cashiers wonder aloud if the kids have an inset day; parents at parks or soft-plays ask why the girls aren't in . . .
Our 10 Personal Tips For How To Get Rid Of Jet Lag In Toddlers And Babies What Is Jet Lag? Jet lag is the name given to the physiological effects of a large shift in time zones. Our bodies use cycles called Circadian rhythms to help us figure out when to eat and sleep, and these rhythms are . . .
Kids On Planes: Nightmare Or Not? I'm not sure if that sound is me tapping on the keyboard, or the crack of the very thin ice that I'm walking on while writing this post. Ha, ha. Anything to do with how children are treated, how much they are controlled and how much adults should accommodate . . .
Hi everyone, and thanks for tuning in after our radio silence this last couple of weeks. In this post I’ll fill you in on where we’ve been, what we’ve been doing, our plans and Eira’s health. As you might remember if you read our previous posts, we are currently house sitting for dear friends . . .