How to introduce potty training to a toddler

Inside: How we have gently introduced a potty for a successful transition into training. Potty training can be listed up there with moving house on the stress levels. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. I have already been through potty training twice and have had very different experiences each time. First time was an absolute breeze, being done …

HappyDays is back!

Once upon a time, I used to write a weekly roundup of all the things that had made me happy. Somewhere along the line I got overwhelmed by blogging and I cut the series out. But I miss it. I miss writing on my blog. Sure people can catch up with me on Instagram, but it just isn’t the same …

How to have the best Halloween with old traditions

Inside: The new old reason we celebrate Halloween Every year we get dressed up in Halloween costumes, decorate the house with pumpkins and golden leaves and go out trick or treating. It is something I have done since I was little and it is something that mine love to do now.  But why do we do it?  I have actually …

Halloween fun at Whipsnade with Boo at the Zoo

Inside: Our day at Whipsnade experiencing Boo at the Zoo – gifted tickets We love zoos, you may have noticed by now. They are one of our favourite places to go as a family and so if ever we have a free weekend we will often go to one of our nearest zoos or to one of the many farms …

Do your kids practice daily gratitude?

Inside: How you can get kids involved with gratitude practice and a review of My Happy Journal From my own daily ritual of writing down the three things I am grateful for right there in that moment, I know the impact it can have on my day. By recognising the things that made me smile, the things that lifted me …

Dinos After Dark at Paradise Wildlife Park

Inside: Our experience at Paradise Wildlife Park for Dinos After Dark. I think most kids love dinosaurs, don’t they? All three of mine are a little bit obsessed and love anything to do with dinosaurs. So when we were invited to Paradise Wildlife Park for a trial of their Dinos After Dark evening, I knew mine would just go crazy …

Milk Ladder Recipes | Malted Milk Biscuits

Inside: How to make malted milk biscuits for stage 1 of the milk ladder. It has been a good few years since I have had to do this (you can read all about my first experience of the milk ladder here) and I am a little out of touch. I thought I would share our journey through a series of …