An ode to Center Parcs

We recently had 5 days, just the 3 of us, at Center Parcs. I absolutely loved it and felt so happy and relaxed that I was prompted to write this ridiculous ode one evening:


I wish we could stay at Center Parcs forever. We’d have leisurely strolls through the woodland, push TM on the swings, swim twice a day and share our patio with ducks, rabbits and squirrels. We’d read books while the baby crawls around the (fairly baby friendly) chalet, sipping prosecco and watching the sun set over the trees. We’d take the boy to the play centre to mess around with soft play and ride on toys (not very often, that shit costs extra).

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Babies, biscuits and books: #5

Oops, this should have been posted last Tuesday! But as I’ve said I have been taking a step back from blogging a little recently and so I fell behind with my self-imposed book schedule. We are loving the library now; TM adores pulling all the books off the shelf and banging the little bookcases. On a rainy day we sometimes just go in for him to have a bit of a crawl about and for a change of scenery. These books are all from the library and are relatively age appropriate! He seems to be loving books more and more now; when he’s a bit grumpy we often sit together and look at books which really calms him down. He enjoys exploring the textures in the touch & feel books now.  Continue reading