3rd May 2017
Better Call Sonny

Had an accident in the playground that wasn't your fault? Better call Sonny.

If it was your fault, say nothing and call him anyway.

This is a conversation we had a few days ago...

Sonny: “Have I got PPI?

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22nd June 2012
Growing up too quickly

At the park this week I was chatting with a lady about her two toddlers who were roughly the same age as Sonny and Luca, and questioned her mental state given she also had a newborn baby.

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7th November 2014
Half-term and Halloween

This last half-term was one of self-discovery. Of sorts.

I discovered my blood pressure is intrinsically linked to their lack of symmetry when building with LEGO, and that I'd never considered myself a control freak until Luca offered to help with MY side of the colouring-in book.

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30th May 2012
Suntan lotion and Ice-creams

We've loved our early summer but it's also brought with it some new problems. Getting the boys to put suntan lotion on has become such a daily battle that by the time I've pinned the boys down long enough to smear it all over their clothes and in their eyes we might as well be putting pajamas on.

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16th July 2013
Alton Towers

alton towers sonicA couple of weeks ago I saw an advert for Gulliver's World and thought what most people do, lets go to Alton Towers! Lets face it, they don't need to advertise as every other Theme Park does it for them.

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13th July 2014
Camping la Croix du Vieux Pont

la croix du vieux pontI love everything about France, even if my last trip was memorable for very different reasons. But then who's not nearly been arrested for human trafficking at some point in their lives? Really, just me?

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30th June 2013
An Edinburgh Adventure

edinburgh graduationWe found a fabulous deal this year for our summer holiday. A weeks all-inclusive stay at the Yang Apartments in Edinburgh. There was even a holiday club for the boys provided by The Incredible Ben-Presto.

All this and more for the lowly price of their Auntie Jackie's sanity!

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22nd September 2013
Tonka Fire Station

Tonka have launched a new range of toys under the umbrella of Tonka Town which I'm sure you'll have seen the adverts for, and they kindly asked if the boys and I would like to review the Fire Station Playset.

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9th July 2012
Parking Rage

Another day, another battle over a Parent and Toddler (P&T) parking space... I really need to direct my anger in a more productive way.

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30th August 2016
Altomincio Family Park with Canvas Holidays

altomincio-poolOur trip with Canvas Holidays to Altomincio Family Park near Lake Garda was to be a holiday of firsts. First time on a plane; first time abroad; our first proper holiday as a family.

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