Isn’t it funny how as parents we are torn between wanting our kids to grow up and at the same time stay little for as log as possible? We can’t wait for them to start sitting up, walk and talk – and praise the day they can use a toilet by themselves! But we soon… Continue reading Please Slow Down Growing Up…
Okay. I won’t be the first to say this, and I sure won’t be the last: Parenting is hard work. And I’m open enough to admit that some days I struggle. I’m sure we can all agree there are some days when we just wish for bedtime to come around so we can put our… Continue reading Am I a Bad Parent for wanting ‘me time’?
I’ve missed a couple of weeks with this linky, but this week we’re back! The gist of this linky is as it says, “childs eye” – so we give our kids a camera and showcase their best picture! Now, I wouldn’t say this is the “best picture” – but I found it pretty hilarious when… Continue reading #ChildsEyeView Linky. 5
The Baby This week, think of a butternut squash for comparison. (Seriously, who’s genius idea was it to compare a baby in utero to food?! I love it!) He’s weighing around 2.5lb and is about 38/39cm in length. I didn’t know this, but the baby’s brain actually starts off smooth! It’s only now starting to gain new folds and grooves on… Continue reading Pregnancy Update: Week 29
Well, we’ve all made it. We survived another (or your first) year of nursery and school. Now we are going to be thrown out of our routines, and for 6 whole weeks our delights are going to be at home, with us… for 6 weeks…With cries and wails of “I’m boooored. What can I do?”… Continue reading 10 Things to do this Summer.
We’re into the home stretch now! The third trimester has begun, and how quickly has that come around?! Before you know it I’ll be announcing the birth (let’s not get too ahead of ourselves though…there’s still the summer holidays to get out of the way!) So what’s happening this week? The Baby Think of an… Continue reading Pregnancy Update: Week 28
For the past couple of years, Martins parents, brother & his family and our family have been lucky enough to go away on holiday to Butlins in Skegness for a week. It’s always a fun-filled week, with plenty to do for the kids and us adults too! This year the weather wasn’t quite on our… Continue reading Our Family Holiday to Butlins!