Briarlands Farm | Stirling

As fellow parents will understand, I spend a lot of time outdoors with my son Oliver and we are always on the search for new places to visit. We decided to meet up with friends at Briarlands Farm in Stirling, about an hours drive from our home in Edinburgh. There are plenty activities to suit […]

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My Priorities Have Changed

The second Oliver was placed in my arms, my life changed. My outlook, priorities, everything changed. I no longer wanted to rush into a career, all I wanted was to be a stay at home mum to my beautiful son. Becoming a mum has most definitely given me a sense of purpose. I’ve been at […]

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Minimalism; Is it for me?

It’s a bit of an inside joke that I’m pretty cut-throat when it comes to chucking things out. Every so often I fill bin bags with ‘stuff’ and off to the dump they go; I donate; I sell things on. And yet, I still feel suffocated. If I said I didn’t like material things – […]

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Living Room Toy Storage

Our living room is the main hub for playing with toys, so we needed storage to house them. At that point, Oliver didn’t have many toys, we kept things to a minimum as he was a tiny baby and we felt he didn’t need a lot at that stage. Since then, he’s celebrated a birthday […]

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When Mum&Toddler Gets Sick

For the past week I have been suffering with the cold/flu/whatever this horribly testingΒ experience is. I’d like to say I’ve been suffering in silence, however, that would be telling a lie. Although, I don’t think I’ve mentioned it that much… We’ve had a pretty bad week with illnesses in our house; most importantly O had […]

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