Who is MrsShilts // Q&A

To interrupt all the baby reviews, updates and mum life waffle, I’ve been tagged in the random Q & A by the lovely Lisa of Mummascribbles so I thought I’d join in and you can get to know me a little more. 

18 things for 2018

Happy New Year! To kick off the new year, I wanted to document some goals that I’m going to work on throughout the year. They’re both personal and work / blog related and I always think if I write them down, they’re more permanent than…

Showing appreciation this Christmas

My three year old Olly started pre-school in September and it’s not been the easiest ride. At first there were a lot of tears, refusals to go into school and more tears on the playground and it’s taken a lot of patience, support and encouragement…

Facing a Christmas without Mikey

On Friday, as Olly and I were sorting through the Christmas decorations we came across Mikey’s stocking. It was amongst all the other family decorations, after last Christmas we took it down and kept it safe with all the other decorations and stored it up in the…

Broody for bumps and babies..

Definitely not an announcement, nope nothing here to announce except that I’m broody. So broody that seeing a newborn baby makes my ovaries twitch and I instantly go all mushy! But we all knew that already! I wrote previously that we were thinking about when…

Stranger Danger – What to teach your child …

As Little Mr becomes increasingly aware of his surroundings and other people, I’ve been thinking about how we’re bringing him up to be a polite and sociable little boy. To most people we meet together, I encourage him to say hello and answer any questions…

Fish – Perfect Pets for Pre-schoolers

Fish can be a great pet for pre-schoolers. Easy to keep and noise free, they are great for busy families as they don’t need walking or house training. Young children are drawn to both bright colours and nature, so a fish tank creates a talking…