Talking To Our Kids About Death

Talking To Our Kids About Death

In the UK certainly, it isn’t the norm for children to see dead bodies and very few have any idea of what ‘dead’ looks like. […]

Feeling Guilty About Needing Some ‘Me Time’?

Feeling Guilty About Needing Some ‘Me Time’?

Last week Mr Elfie and I celebrated our 10th anniversary with a night away without the kids! It was our second night in 9 years and […]

Win A Gorgeous Set of Elfie’s Christmas Letters 2015!

Win A Gorgeous Set of Elfie’s Christmas Letters 2015!

It’s only August but soon we’ll all be back from our holidays and the kids will be back at school, which is when the International Elf Service […]

Anything You Want Baked Risotto!

Anything You Want Baked Risotto!

This is an amazing basic recipe for a risotto, which you just shove in the oven and then voila! it’s all creamy and finished.  You […]

How To Speak To My Non-Verbal Child

How To Speak To My Non-Verbal Child

What do you do when you’re out and about and suddenly find yourself meeting a non-verbal child (or adult) with an adult? You talk to […]

Homemade Christmas Popcorn Cones!

Homemade Christmas Popcorn Cones!

Popcorn can be jazzed up to make it look more festive – either by using a bit of food colouring on the un -popped corn […]

Say What You Mean!

Say What You Mean!

Photo Courtesy of Elizabeth Lies…   There’s a big thing in our house about saying what we actually mean. As we all know, the English […]