Mum on the Rock Archive

How to hold a fabulous fairy party – part one

Where has the time gone? I am sorry I have been so quiet for such a long time – a small short list of excuses involve trying to sell / buy houses, visiting in laws, visiting friends, poorly parents and occasional sunshine and school fun! I guess

How many women are you?

So, as the saying goes, we women are great multi -taskers… we can manage many different things at the same time – you know how it goes, changing a baby while making a call, feeding your kids whilst making tonights dinner / sewing uniforms / finishing kids

Le Knitting or knotting (Easy French Knitting for kids and mums!)

Just a little post from us this week as we are in the middle of Easter school break and we have daddy off for a week of it so are FAR TO BUSY HAVING FUN! We are also at the beginning of the journey of the house

Introducing the Easter smush cookie

Did you have a great Easter? We did, but as usual, it has meant that my kids have now got a CRAZY amount of chocolate to work their way though! I have devised a bit of a cheeky tactic to use some of it up FAST so

Easter Holiday Survival list

Where is this year going?! For me, it seems as though it is travelling at supersonic speed and scarily, the end of the Spring term means that Bea also only has one term left of her first year of school. WOW! SO – we are still putting

4 EGGstremely easy Easter ideas

Here are some super easy and cute Easter Crafts that we have been making this week… With Easter fast approaching, Freya and I have loved turning our attention from last weeks snow fun here in Jersey to some more Springlike crafts and bakes. If you are looking

5 Fast craft ideas

Having been in the grips of a big snowstorm here in Jersey – the biggest storm in 30 years! We have are going into our third day of closed schools and I am feeling rather frazzled having had two girls pretty much housebound for the whole time!

10 ways to SPRING into SPRINGTIME!

Finally for those of us here in the UK the temperatures seem to be increasing and Jack Frost is packing his bags and leaving us to get excited and to start enjoying my favourite season SPRING! Yippee!  I love the fact it is lighter in the evenings,

How to help your kids when they have BAD DREAMS

Just when you have gotten your little ones into some sort of sleep routine and life begins to get ‘normal’ it starts… Our of nowhere, your perfectly happy little one starts waking in the night. She cries, she is scared and is hard to settle. She has

Birth, baby and beyond…THE BIG LIST

A close friend of mine is mid way through her first pregnancy… she has done some birth preparation courses and has a couple of my handed down books like ‘What to expect when you are expecting’ which are brilliant but there are so many unanswered questions when