My baby boy, Well, where do we even begin? I just can’t believe you’re three, time really needs to slow down! Jack, you’ve been an absolute dream to be around this year. You’re sweet, thoughtful and so very funny. You often come out with things way beyond your years, and so many people tell me … Continue reading A letter to my three-year-old
I always said ‘I’m not going to be a shouty mum, I don’t see the need to shout’ and all that other pre-parent rubbish. Ha. ha. ha. How naive I was, parenting a toddler is so much harder than I ever anticipated, I thought that we managed to swerve the Terrible Twos but it looks like … Continue reading The shouty mum
My little pud, And in the blink of an eye, you’re two. Where do we even begin? So much has changed this past year, I’m glad to say that all the dramas of 2016/17 are slowly fading away, it’s been a much happier time. This past year your personality has really come out. You’re a … Continue reading A letter to my two-year-old
Sleep, a taboo word in my household it would seem! As you may have read in one of my previous blog posts, Jack has been going through a phase of waking up at silly o'clock. I was having weeks of 4am starts, then on to an 8-hour stint at work, then coming home to a … Continue reading GroClock review
So, we’ve just been on our first family holiday, and my gosh was it an experience. I tried not to go in with any expectations on what it would be like going away with a toddler, and I also promised myself that I wouldn’t get too stressed out and just go with that flow, eventually … Continue reading Holiday with a toddler – expectations vs reality
Anyone else got an 18-month-old that is pushing every boundary imaginable? We have only been in our new house for 2 weeks, so I don't know if it's the fact that he's got so much more space that he’s just running wild, or if he's simply getting used to his new environment, but it's as … Continue reading The kid is broken!
Dear Jack, So, you’re just over 16 months old, the four-and-a-bit months since your first birthday have been testing to say the least. You’re as cheeky as I expected, but you’re also a feisty little thing – feistier than I ever imagined someone so small could be. You know exactly what you want and how … Continue reading A New Year Letter To My Boy