Vegan, wheat-free DOUGHNUTS!

So here it is, the healthy-ish doughnut. These are oven baked, not fried and they contain no refined sugars or refined carbs, plus coconut oil is one of the healthiest oils to cook with. There’s no egg or dairy, so for any hipster/earth loving vegans – these are for you too! If you are gluten […]

Baby Ballet

When I saw a flyer advertising Baby Ballet classes, I was determined to find out the details and apply for my two-year-old daughter, Fern, to join the class. That leaflet sat quite comfortably in my drawer of ‘things that require fairly immediate attention’ for weeks. I did Ballet when I was a child, for years. […]

Mother’s Day

We’ve taken a risk and started watching a film at 9.30pm. Rock and roll lifestyle this is. By the time it has finished it is almost midnight, The sky is dark, it has been for hours and the house is silent. Performing one’s ablutions seems to make much more noise than at any other time […]

Taking a young child to a museum

Taking a young child to a museum could be a disaster. But if you time it right, be prepared and choose one that is family friendly, it can be a great way to spend time with your child. Most museums in the UK are free to enter (my favourite price). I’m not one to shy […]