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
Jack's two in August and lately we keep getting asked 'so when's the next one?' and to be honest, it's driving me a little mad. We're just not thinking about that yet – we've just moved in to a new house that needs a lot more work than we first thought, money is tight, and … Continue reading We’re not quite there yet
Sometimes it’s easy to forget that there was another main man in my life before Jack came along. Nearly 11 years down the line – we’re married, have a baby, and have just moved in to our second home, it’s been a busy few years that’s for sure! But lately it seems like the busy … Continue reading My original main man
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
They say that buying a property and planning a wedding are two of the most stressful things you can do – well three years ago we decided to do them both at the same time! Fast forward to today, we’re now smack bang in the middle of buying our second property, with a toddler, and … Continue reading Moving on up
I had my first mummy scare a couple of weeks ago– I had to take my baby to the hospital. Jack had been running a high temp for a few days, Calpol seemed to be doing the trick and aside from being a bit quiet and a bit off his food, he was our normal … Continue reading We had to go to the hospital