Category: Fun (page 3 of 5)


My eldest son Joe is a funny child. Sometimes funny-haha, sometimes funny-strange. But always funny. I’m sure many of your kids are the same. Over the years I’ve occasionally posted to Facebook things he’s said or done that have amused me, and often people would say, “You should keep a collection of Joeisms!” So recently, […]

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Audiobooks: 5 reasons I love them

I hold up my hands, I know that audiobooks are probably not the coolest thing to be into, but I absolutely bloody love them. I’ve always been a big reader but I do find being a working mum not especially conducive to having loads of time to indulge this, and it’s increasingly rare that I’m able […]

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Kids’ parties: gift buying on a budget

My eldest started school in September; her new Monday to Friday parallel dimension has opened up a whole new world for us including a steady stream of birthday party invites. I’m not complaining as it’s lovely that her new buddies want her to be there for the celebration, but whoa there.. it’s easy to get […]

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Photography 52 Project: week 19/52 {the Inland Sea}

52 Project – a photo a week, every week, of each of my two lads JOE The Inland Sea is pretty much my favourite part of Anglesey. There’s something so serene and magical about it and it always gives me goosebumps to walk around it or get in it. It’s brill for crabbing so we spent […]

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My first solo parent holiday abroad: Mission Impossible?

I was over the moon when LA got in touch about writing a guest post for us on solo holidaying with the kids. As a past solo parent myself, this was particularly interesting to me, and I feel strongly about there being support and resources geared towards it, as so many of us nowadays end […]

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Family Jukebox playlist #5: Fathers’ Day Dad-Dancing Special

Family Jukebox: a family-friendly musical jaunt We regularly share recommendations of what we’ve been listening to with our family… music that is totally accessible to younger ears but not ‘kids’ music’. Some new music to the grown ups and some old which is totally fresh and potentially mind blowing to the kids… it’s great to see their […]

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Photography 52 Project: week 15/52 {play}

52 Project – a photo a week, every week, of each of my two lads JOE Joe’s been off school on half term so the last week has been unadulterated PLAYTIME. He’s been loving riding his BMX absolutely everywhere. Here he is giving it some intense cool vibes at the skate park on the ramps. HUEY Huey’s version […]

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Joe’s book of the week: Dark Lord (The Teenage Years)

My 11 year old son Joe has been really keen to contribute to The Curve, so I’m delighted to introduce his first very own post! He loves books, so first up, he’s done his own ‘Book of the Week’ feature, Dark Lord (The Teenage Years) by Jamie Thomson, winner of the 2012 Roald Dahl Funny Prize. […]

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Ask The Clan #1: Holidays with kids!

Ask The Clan – words & wisdom from the Curve community Welcome to our first Ask The Clan feature! The idea behind this is that there’s so much varied knowledge and experience out there amongst us all, so let’s pool it all together and between us we make life a lot easier for each other! Curve readers are free to suggest questions […]

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Photography 52 Project: week 14/52 {Beach life}

52 Project – a photo a week, every week, of each of my two lads JOE Joe was away at a wedding with his dad for much of last week so the photos for weeks 13 and 14 are taken only a day apart on our camping trip as it straddled the end of last week and the start of […]

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