Riding During Pregnancy

It feels really strange to revisit the topic of riding whilst pregnant now that my children are three and six. All those years ago when I first found out I was pregnant it was a burning question for me. I was one of those horsey girls whose sun rose and set at the yard, whose…

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Barn Doors

The kids are always wanting to paint and although I’m pretty relaxed most of the time, the paint wielding bravado of a three year old, does leave me nervous and sweaty inside the house. After I found a little pink and orange hand print on my linen curtains I banished paint to the barn outside.…

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Strawberry Feast Forever

I recently wrote about gardening with the kids as part of the Kids Outdoors post. One of the finest things about having an oversized strawberry patch is having kids to go with it. Happily this weekend our strawberry patch burst into life. The strawberry patch is my favourite part of our madcap veg patch as…

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Kids Outdoors

We are lucky to live in the countryside and to have so much green space to run about in.  I love it.  I love the birds singing, the seasonality, watching the garden come to life in May and living in wellies. I’m always keen for the kids to enjoy the great outdoors.  Sure I give…

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