holiday

Get my head round – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

The sun is shining. It’s still cold but we will settle for this. So it’s almost official. School has emailed parents to say that looking at the latest government guidance – which apparently isn’t much – only some Primary pupils and those sitting final exams next year will get any direct teaching over the next few months. The earliest Son will be back in school is going to be September. So it’s time to get our heads round this. Looking…

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Calm and Bright | Herding Chickens and Other Adventures in Foster and Adoptive Care – Foster Parents Article

Few things in life are as satisfying to me as a luxuriously soft pair of fuzzy slippers. Knowing this, Luke got me a brand new pair for Christmas. My parents also got me a robe, strawberry vanilla scented bubble bath supplies and pink slippers. It seems as though the people around me know how much I need to relax. Luke, bless the man, got me a professional massage as well. Today I can sip caramel flavored hot coffee and enjoy…

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DIY Cinnamon Ornaments For Christmas – Single Mum, Parents Article

Sharing is caring!Scents have an amazing ability to transport us back to a past memory or time. The smell of cinnamon can do that for a lot of people as it reminds them of Christmas. That’s why I love these easy DIY cinnamon ornaments. They have the ability to make your home smell amazing with the smell of Christmas all season long. DIY Cinnamon Ornaments Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. …

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Do We Really Need Two of Everything? — TWINS Magazine – Parenting Twins Article

The holidays are in full swing and as lists are getting checked and double-checked a question that many new twin parents ask is whether they really need two of everything. In this guide, we will take a look at what you might want to double up on this holiday season and when one will probably do.  When You Need Two  The biggest question you need to ask yourself when deciding whether to add one or two of something to the…

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Top Things To Do For Christmas In Northern Virginia – Single Mum, Parents Article

The holiday season is in full swing and my family cannot be more excited about all the fun local Christmas Events. Today I am sharing our list of Top Things To Do For Christmas in Northern Virginia. With so many events happening around us it’s hard to decide what to do first.  Gaylord National Resort’s ICE! You and your family will marvel at more than 2 million holiday lights and acres of magnificent decorations, plus spectacular holiday activities and events…

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Encourage Healthier Snacking & Support Toys for Tots This Holiday – Parenting Twins Article

This post was sponsored Wonderful Pistachios as part of an Influencer Activation and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.The Holiday season is filled with friends, family, and sharing. We all know the snacks will be flowing, so make better-for-you choices easy and offer a savory snack everyone enjoys! Wonderful Pistachios are not only delicious, but they are also donating to a fabulous cause this Holiday season. Help Toys for Tots bring gifts to children less fortunate while…

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Non-Candy Halloween Treats – Over 40 Different Ideas – Single Mum, Parents Article

Sharing is caring!It never ceases to amaze me how much candy a child can collect in a couple hours of trick-or-treating. The amount can seriously last kids for weeks. The pile of candy last year got me thinking about non-candy Halloween treats that we could hand out this year. Over 40 Ideas for Non-Candy Halloween Treats Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  We’re big Peanuts fans in this house. In A…

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Halloween Tinsel Wreath – Easy DIY Halloween Wreath on a Wire Frame – Single Mum, Parents Article

Sharing is caring!As soon as the cooler temperatures start to make an appearance I start getting in the mood to decorate for Halloween. This Halloween tinsel wreath is a very easy DIY if you’re looking for ideas of how to decorate a wire wreath frame for your front door for Halloween. Easy DIY Halloween Tinsel Wreath Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Years ago I had a Halloween tinsel wreath that…

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#pause – Parenting Twins Article

Term 1 of the school year came and went in a blink of 10 weeks. School work and corporate work, early starts at school, lengthy work days, housework, home-cooked meals, after school activities, etc. In between all that, there’s also the anticipation of the unexpected. All working families are familiar with the constant juggling and at times, find ourselves in conflict with the various roles and one thing for certain, children always seem to rise above the occasion. We are…

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How To Make A Washcloth Origami Bunny – Single Mum, Parents Article

I love to decorate my home for the holidays, and I love to have all different kinds of decorations. One Easter decoration that I enjoy displaying is my washcloth origami bunny collection.  Washcloth Origami Bunny Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Since our first Disney cruise my family members have been huge fans of the art of towel folding. Getting a new towel animal in our stateroom every night was so…

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