Lately I've had quite a few messages asking my opinion on childcare options. Having a profession within the education setting sees me inundated with questions, queries, reassurances and general musings (which I love, honestly, ask away!). The play school/ nursery/ childminder/ pre-school debate is always something I see on the internet and now social media … Continue reading Childcare Conundrum
Dear Evelyn, You are four. Four whole years with us. This year you have started school, become even more Disney crazy (if that's possible), become an 'incredible singer', made some wonderful friends and are genuinely one amazing little soul! We love you beyond measure x Thank you to the wonderful Libby Pearce for this video … Continue reading Four
So this month I attended a workshop. I attended a workshop with other like minded ladies. A workshop that would help me to reconnect with me? Take time out? Feel less alone? Realise that we are all in this together? Yes. That is exactly what it was. A wonderful local Mama, Claire, has set up … Continue reading Mama Time
Ok, let's talk about how we can help our little offspring with reading. The English language is one of the most complex languages in the world. We have words that are spelt the same but with different meanings, spelt differently but sound the same and rules that don't apply most of the time (yes I'm … Continue reading Let’s Read
And by that I mean juggling. Metaphorical juggling more specifically. I'm left handed and have very bad hand eye coordination so ACTUAL juggling is a big problem for me. ANYWAY, I've been asked on a number of occasions to write a post on how I juggle life. What we do isn't perfect and I can't … Continue reading Top Class Circus Skills
In the 820 (give or take a few) days I have been a Mummy I have changed. I have grown and learnt - yes, that's a given. I have taken on this life altering, permanent challenge that will be my greatest success.. blah blah blah. What you don't realise, as you paddle your way through … Continue reading The Many Versions of Mummy!
2016. Lets reflect. Well, this year we have settled properly into our new home and have started to think about how we are going to develop it this year. With plans for a new front door, new carpets, new fence panels and hopefully start thinking properly about an extension so I can finally have my … Continue reading Mirror Mirror
Evelyn is 8 months old and she surprises me every day with how much she knows and how aware of everything she is. This is beautiful, magical and wonderful..... Well.... Most of the time. But there are those rare occasions where I see a little twinkle in her cheeky, blue eyes when she is about … Continue reading Middle Finger up to Mummy!
So maybe your friend is pregnant or she might have just had a baby! If you aren't sure what to say or do then the fear is that you might not say or do anything! You might feel like you don't want to 'step on toes' or 'interrupt the day' but the reality is your … Continue reading Friends and their babies!