We recently got O a bundle of new books for bedtime, from Waterstones, and amongst them was one of the most beautiful and meaningful books I’ve ever seen. Leaf, by Sandra Dieckmann (Author and Illustrator), is a simple story about a Polar Bear who washes up on the shore of the Wild Wood. All the… Continue reading Leaf – Sandra Dieckmann
This is a recent experiment, one that was suggested to me as a writing prompt for university. It is the first of, what I'm hoping will be, a series of advice based letters to future mamas (and daddy's). Others will be more age or topic specific, including being a mama with Epilepsy. I hope you like it, and please give plenty of feedback :).
O’s understanding and speech has come on leaps and bounds over the summer and since I’ve become pregnant with Bean we’ve been trying to teach him a bit about it. Toddler friendly teachings of course, like - “Mama has a baby in her tummy” - “We are going to have another baby” - “You have to… Continue reading Oscar, Bean and I
*** Debbie Downer Post. *** I swear this Bean hates me. 😞 I'm constantly in so much pain and aching everywhere. I can't get comfy anywhere or any position. I've tried lying down flat, on either side, curled up. With and without my pregnancy pillow. On the sofa, on my bed, even on the… Continue reading Why does she hate me?
Today was the vintage car show in Pontypridd, unfortunately, I didn't manage to get as many photos as I would have liked, for 3 reasons. 1) Gremlin woke up late this morning due to his recent late nights and early rising shenanigans, so by the time we were fed, showered and dressed (the human not… Continue reading Vintage car show
The Summer holidays is a long time, especially for the stay at home parents. What's worse, my university has been off since April!! And O finished Creche beginning of June 😫 Now, I love my boy, but living off of a university budget ALL summer doesn't leave much money for activities. So we have had… Continue reading Summer madness
I'll be honest, I was expecting to write this post moaning and trying to find toddler appropriate alternatives for travelling well.
Just a quick post to let off a bit of steam. A bit of reassurance for all those other mamas having a bad day today too.
Friday, just gone, we decided to head to Bristol for a day trip to the zoo.
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