• School,  The Ordinary Moments

    Back to school and routines – Ordinary moments

    Today was the first day back after the two week Easter break, and the kids struggled to getup this morning. I am so lucky that so far all four of the are really good sleepers with Imogen most nights just waking once and Lily, Declan and Harry all sleeping till about 8.30 on weekends. I take my hat off to those mums up 6am or even before. So this morning Lily, Declan and Harry took their time getting out of bed and they looked groggy walking to brush their teeth but we did it and got to school on time too!! Lily started her first singing lesson after school today…

  • Easter,  National Trust,  Out and About,  The Ordinary Moments

    Bodnant Gardens – The Ordinary Moments

    We have many ordinary moments in our house, a lot of mundane ones, but this week on Easter Sunday we decided to have a trip to Bodnant Gardens, which is part of the National Trust, and as we are members of the National Trust we are trying to use our cards at least twice a month this year to visit different places around us! This weekend they had the Cadbury Easter egg hunt there so we took part in that too. You may have seen a few pictures on Instagram this morning. We paid £2 per child to take part in the egg hunt and they loved following the clues…