I remember vividly the first time the twiglets came home from nursery and started singing a song that I didn't know. They were about 19/20 months and hadn't been going there long - their speech was nothing like it is now, but they were clearly attempting to sing a song and I had no idea … Continue reading When You Can’t Protect Your Children From Other Influences
Last week, we had a fab little break away at Drayton Manor Park. It was about a 2 ½ hour journey for us from Surrey so we stayed over for a night in the hotel – we definitely wouldn't have attempted there and back in one day. Anyway the journey went surprisingly smoothly. We haven't … Continue reading Twiglet Top Tips – Thomas Land at Drayton Manor Park
So far my blog has been all about telling my parenting journey and discussing issues I've encountered along the way, with a few (hopefully) funny stories thrown in. I hope that it brings a smile to a few of your faces and maybe a bit of reassurance when it's an issue you can relate to … Continue reading Twiglet Top Tips – More2Explore
I've never been particularly hot on New Years Resolutions. Mainly because I find that the more set on achieving something I am, the more likely I am to rebel against myself so that I don't achieve it – queen of self-sabotage, me 🙈 For example, I'm not the type of person who can really go … Continue reading 2018 – Getting some ‘me’ back
I had a traumatic birth. To many others, it probably won't sound that bad and in truth I know it could have been a lot lot worse, but for me it was traumatic. I think afterwards, you're so focused on the baby/babies (or in my case completely overwhelmed by them 🙈) that you just push … Continue reading My Birth Story – Part 1 – Labour
So the other day I was reading a post on one of those Facebook parenting forums (jeez people don’t bite their tongues on those things do they?!) This particular one was written by a nursery worker who was bemoaning those ‘awful’ mums who choose to leave their children in a hellhole of snotty toddlers (aka … Continue reading Is it bad to need a break from your children sometimes?
Ok so bear with me because I do have a point to make ... (I think 😂) Previously, when the twiglets would wake from their nap, they would both desperately want to be carried downstairs as they were still a bit sleepy, wanted a bit of a cuddle etc. So rather than take one at … Continue reading When every First is a Last