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Jaki

Triumphant Tales Linky

Triumphant Tales Linky #58

Welcome to week 58 of Triumphant Tales! It was great to have so many of you link up last week and continue to support the linky despite us being a man down so to speak! I certainly had lots to…

Family Activities

Tweenager Time: Family Activities That You Can Do Together

When your children are young, you spend your time navigating between play groups and play dates, but as they get older keeping them entertained becomes harder. Young teenagers (tweens) are a tricky age to cater for because they are…

Shakespeare National Wonders

Shakespeare’s Birthday Parade – The National Wonders Tour

I’ve lived in Stratford Upon Avon all my life so you may be shocked to hear that I had never been to Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebrations until this weekend. I know that’s probably really hard to believe. I suppose when…

Becoming a Parent

Four Ways to Prepare for Becoming a Parent

Becoming a parent is one of the most exciting things that can happen to many people, but it can also be extremely scary and stressful. Having a baby may be something that you’ve wanted for a while, but actually…

How Sleep Affects Your Weight

How Sleep Affects Your Weight

What’s sleep I hear you ask? No doubt there are parents all over the world asking the same question. Sleep for me certainly isn’t what it used to be, mainly because I try to do it with one eye…

Strong Willpower

Fight the Fight: Secrets of a Person with Strong Willpower

Seeing someone who has strong willpower can make you feel like they were born with it and you weren’t, but this is not true. Anyone who has willpower has secret strategies that work for them. It can be difficult…

Things To Do In Iceland - A Guide

7 Must-Do Things To Do In Iceland – A Guide

I don’t know about you but when someone mentions Iceland, the first thing that springs to my mind is volcanoes and the Northern Lights. Whilst these things are obviously a huge attraction, there are many more things to see…

Setting Up a Garden Pond within a Small Budget

Setting Up a Garden Pond within a Small Budget

Thinking about setting up a pond can feel like an impossibly large and expensive task to tackle for your garden, however, that doesn’t have to be the case. There are many options for setting up your garden pond on…

Having a Baby

Having a Baby Can Be Stressful For Couples

When a couple decides to take the next steps in their relationship and have children it can be extremely exciting. Some people practice first by owning a pet together before taking the leap to have kids together. Think about…

Getting Into Upholstery

Getting Into Upholstery

If you have a chair or sofa that you can’t bear to part with, you may notice that it begins to show signs of wear and tear over the years. But not to worry. You don’t necessarily have to…

Triumphant Tales Linky

Triumphant Tales Linky #57

Welcome to week 57 of Triumphant Tales! This week is a very happy week at Triumphant Tales HQ because if you don’t already know…. LIANNE HAS HAD HER TWINS!   Me and Mr Harris are very much delighted to announce…

Safe Trip to New Zealand

8 Tips for Making a Safe Trip to New Zealand

Travelling to New Zealand is a dream vacation for many. Most people who are interested in travel probably only get to enjoy it from the armchair through travel videos or the internet. Those that do actually get to travel…

Getting Ready For A Full Mouth Reconstruction

Getting Ready For A Full Mouth Reconstruction

A full mouth reconstruction is usually a necessity and not done for aesthetic purposes. Usually, the need arises from any number of conditions, such as trauma, jaw problems or decay. Below, we take a look at preparation and recovery…

Self-Awareness And Why It’s Important

I’ve talked about my personality type quite a bit here on my blog. I like to think that I am pretty self-aware but sometimes I think that ‘self-awareness’ is a phrase that is often thrown around. Many people don’t…

Reading Is Believing - Guest Post by 3 Hour Dad

Reading Is Believing – Guest Post by 3 Hour Dad

This is a guest post Some people say to me that buying a house or getting married “is one of the most stressful things you can do” in life…..This always makes me chuckle. I can 100% (hand of my…

Triumphant Tales Linky

Triumphant Tales Linky #56

Welcome to week 56 of Triumphant Tales. Thank you for coming back again this week, it’s always great to see you back here sharing your wonderful posts. We are still midway through the Easter Holidays here and I am…

Makeup For Mums

Makeup For Mums

I’ve spoken many times about how I am more than ‘just a Mum’ and how I have managed to cling on to some parts of the ‘old me’ over the last five years of my parenting journey. One of…