Remember when you were young and care-free, and a weekend break with your partner involved lazy mornings in bed and slumming it in Paris or Berlin? Kids are a blessing, but they also can complicate your married life and leave no time for romance. Valentine’s Day may be falling out of fashion as people reject… Read More
With over 62,000 children living in foster care, it is obviously a vital service which is providing many with much-needed help and assistance. This figure may surprise people but Foster Care takes many forms and helps people in all kinds of circumstances. As well as the children and young people who need temporary or permanent… Read More
You may have read already that we recently lost our old girl Sandy, we’d had her for such a long time that we had forgotten what life without a dog was like. We’re animal people here at Mum’s The Nerd, life doesn’t feel complete without our furry companions. It took a few weeks after Sandy’s… Read More
Today is your Birthday, today is the day that you would have been 50. I’m sure I would have been making witty jokes about you being old but instead we bring you flowers and remember how life used to be. Those memories are the ones I now share with my daughter, your granddaughter. She loves… Read More
The month of August saw us saying goodbye to our beloved family pet, Sandy. When the Mr and I first moved in together we took a trip to Manchester Dog’s Home, we hadn’t planned on coming away with a pet, we were just exploring our options. That didn’t last long when we came upon a… Read More
I’m a mum of three and we’ve been spending our holidays at Haven for as long as I can remember – mainly because they’re so focused on making sure the kids have a great time. And they do – from start to finish Emma, Jess and Archie are in their element, begging us to let… Read More
Over the past 12 months we have had our fair share of hospital visits, enough to last us a lifetime, from the Mr’s heart surgery to trips to A+E with the little one. My family mean everything to me so it’s difficult to think how different things would be if we weren’t so fortunate.
I don’t really mention our pets a lot on this blog but they are very much a part of our lives, this here is Sandy our German Shepard. She’s an old girl coming in at 15/16 years old and it’s starting to show. She’s struggling with her hips quite a bit, her hearing isn’t great… Read More
If planning family holidays and travelling with children sends chills up your spine then this might just be the solution for you to make travelling that little bit easier. Earlier in the year we took our first proper family holiday and with a 2 year old in tow it was a stressful experience just getting… Read More
At Mum’s the Nerd, we’re a family that love being outdoors, from exploring the countryside, walks in the woods, camping and even just being in our own garden. We love adventures, and exploring and there’s so much that we can do in our very own outside space.