Always the chubby girl

Always the chubby girl

Since I was a child I have always struggled with my weight,always the chubby girl, always the one struggling to the back of the clothes rack, praying they had my size, which they almost never did. Of course I didn’t walk around completely naked but I could never wear what I actually wanted to and when they did have my size, the image staring back at me in the mirror did not meet expectations. I was a thin girl stuck inside an obese body. At my heaviest I was over 18 stone, unfortunately…continue reading →
Beaver Scout Harry Potter Sleepover

Beaver Scout Harry Potter Sleepover

When I became a Beaver Scout Leader I mentioned to my fellow leaders that if I was to plan a Beaver Scout sleepover it would have a Harry Potter theme. I spent ages pinning ideas on Pinterest, discussing games with my Assistant Leader and had high hopes that our Harry Potter Sleepover would be rather epic. By chance, this year I was offered the opportunity to plan and run a sleepover to earn my Indoor Nights Away permit, which meant I got to organise and put on a Harry Potter Sleepover with all…continue reading →
Super Kids Science Party

Super Kids Science Party

Three years ago we took an adventure to London to celebrate West Country Mum's little dude's digger party. Every year since we've been invited to a fun themed party with awesome activities and lots of pinterest worthy creations. I didn't think they could top their last party as it was rather fab, but this year was certainly my favourite. From the moment we received the invite I knew it was be a super kids science party. I was not wrong! On arrival M was given his own lab coat, super specs and a…continue reading →
Super Snow Days

Super Snow Days

We knew it was coming, the weather updates had been all over social media and the local supermarket had rolled out salt, snow shovels and sleds. Except the part of the country I live in always seems to be some exception to regular weather and snow usually misses us by a few miles. But to be on the safe side my employer had decided I'd work from home all week in case snow made it hard for us to get to the office. So I was so happy when we woke to a…continue reading →