Our Whistle-stop Tour of New York With Kids Part Three: What We Did and What We Saw

This final part of my three part series on our trip to New York City with our kids looks at everything we...

Our Whistle-stop Tour of New York City with Kids Part Two: Where We Stayed and Ate

So we made it to Manhattan. If you didn’t catch the details on how we got there, you can catch up on...

Our Family Trip to Berlin

Germany, let alone Berlin, was never high on my list of places to visit. It was never a consideration if I was planning my...

Packing Essentials for a Family Ski Holiday

As I dig out the suitcases to prepare for our fourth family ski holiday I thought I would jot down some of the essentials...

Factors to consider when picking a resort for a family ski holiday

Skiing was something my husband grew up doing (he has been skiing since age 4) but I never had.  Eventually, as a young, childless...

Finding our after-school balance (and why doing nothing is a perfectly acceptable after-school activity)

When my oldest child, my daughter Emily, was about to start school I thought “This is it. It’s going to start getting easier”. How...

ASK LEARNER MAMA

Ask Learner Mama #3 How can I deal with heartburn during pregnancy?

I recently had a conversation with someone who was pregnant with her first baby.  She was speaking of one of the dreaded pregnancy symptoms;...

Ask Learner Mama #2: Do I need to go to antenatal classes?

So I launched the Ask Learner Mama series and did deal with the important question of "Can I fly when pregnant?" before I got...

Ask Learner Mama #1: Can I fly when pregnant?

New on the blog for 2015 is a new series called Ask Learner Mama.  To kick off proceedings I am starting with one of...

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