A couple of weeks ago, we went to see Cirque du Soleil, Ovo. We took the whole family, ranging in age from 6 to 72 and all thoroughly enjoyed the show. With my whole life being very involved in gymnastics, Cirque du Soleil has always had an appeal for me and I knew Lou would… Continue reading Best Theatre for the Whole Family
This week I’m hosting a fab guest post from the lovely Alice who blogs over at Letters To My Daughter. I came across Alice’s blog a few weeks ago and really liked her style of writing so cheekily asked her if she’d like to guest post here at Buzymum as I’m struggling for time at… Continue reading 5 Simple Halloween Treats (not Sweets!) for Busy Parents
I have a reluctant reader aged 9 and I’m currently trying to encourage her to read more in the hope that she will love it! She has always enjoyed ‘story time’, loving many beautifully illustrated children’s story books and is keen to choose new books from the library, but not to read herself. She will… Continue reading 8 Ways to Encourage Your Reluctant Reader
The absolute highlight of our holiday in Ölüdeniz, Turkey, was paragliding! Something that we have never done before, but the first thing we’ll be booking to do again when we can! Everyone in our family party of six took the challenge, from The Boy (6) to Grandma! If you stay in or near Ölüdeniz, this is… Continue reading Paragliding with the Whole Family in Ölüdeniz, Turkey
We spent two weeks of our summer holiday this year in Turkey, staying at the Liberty Hotel Lykia that came highly recommended by friends who have returned there on several occasions. We arrived with high expectations of fabulous food, plenty of things to do and glorious weather. I can safely say that we were not… Continue reading Our Stay at Liberty Hotels Lykia, Ölüdeniz, Turkey
A few weeks ago, we came to our senses and decided not to move. Currently living over the road from K’s new school and being walking distance from pretty much everything, finally made us realise that moving was a bad idea, at least for now! So we took the house off of the market and… Continue reading Now We’re Not Moving, We’re Obsessed With Improving!!
So, we did all the hard work a few months ago, planting our kitchen garden and now we are beginning to reap the rewards of growing our own veg! Here’s how we did it! The great thing with this whole project has been the enthusiasm of the kids (mostly K) to water, weed and protect… Continue reading Reaping the Rewards of 'Growing Your Own' with Kids!
Seven years of infant/ primary school are coming to an end. The countdown to high school has begun. The final weeks of term are set to be a series of events, marking the year group’s departure, their achievements and waving them off to their new schools. The residential trip is looming, for many, the longest… Continue reading The Countdown to High School Has Begun!
When the children were babies and toddlers, we frequented Odds Farm Park in Wooburn Common, High Wycombe, on a regular basis. Back then the main feature was most certainly the animals, with a few added extras including an outdoor play area, an hay bale stack to climb on and tractor rides. We visited so often, the farmers… Continue reading A Day Out at Odds Farm Park
During the half term holiday, we decided to make use of our National Trust membership once again and explore the grounds at Waddesdon Manor. Located near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, this National Trust property has been on our to-do list for a while now having visited it for a wedding a few years ago and it being… Continue reading Exploring Waddesdon Manor National Trust