This is the definition of terrible twos in the dictionary. . informal a period in a child’s social development (typically around the age of two years) which is associated with very defiant or unruly behaviour. This is putting it politely in my opinion. It feels quite funny, that, whilst I have been through this phase … Continue reading Terrible Twos
As most of you are aware by now Korey and I have been battling for a diagnosis, of what I wasn't quite sure. I just knew he was different. His emotions weren't quite "right". He would laugh when he hurt himself, laugh when he was being told off. He wouldn't cry if he felt sad, … Continue reading Please don’t change too much
Isn't it nice when you get to get along with your ex? It's a breathe of fresh air to be able to trust the father of your child to take care of the most precious thing in your life, to be fair, he is probably just as precious to him too. However... It's so hard … Continue reading The hardest part of sharing your child after the break up
To my youngest son. . I am so glad that you were born into our already crazy world. You came at such a time that we needed to see the good again. The innocence that having a baby can bring. The gentle and soft we had forgot before now. . Your brother is so crazy … Continue reading A letter to my youngest son
On Tuesday we will be celebrating Ethan's second birthday. And what a journey it has been. I spent nine wonderful months wondering who this little person was going to be. I spent nine beautiful months wondering what colour eyes he would have and wondering whether he would have my nose. I also spent nine months … Continue reading Ethan’s Birth Story
What a week it's been! We started off the week nice and slowly, kick-starting with school and work. Nothing out of the ordinary there. Tuesday was Koreys sports day Phil, Ethan and I were in full force ready to cheer the boy on! He did so well! He didn't win anything but he took it … Continue reading Weekly Update from the Gray/Goddard household
Ok, so I know we are a few months away from Christmas but this has been playing on my mind for a while. When is best to tell your child that Santa isn't real? I love the magic that Christmas brings. The whole season is literally my favourite ever. I love the build up from … Continue reading When should you tell your child Santa’s not real?
My boys have a five year age gap. I take my hats off to you mama's out there who have children close together in age. You are the real superheroes. I'm not going to lie and paint a pretty picture. I wanted Korey to be an only child. Not because I didnt want more children. … Continue reading Why the 5 year age gap?
It's really heated up in England over this weekend and what better way to enjoy the sun than to get out in it and have a paddle in the outdoor paddling pool. I was hoping as well that because England was playing today that it would be quiet down there and not massively busy... well … Continue reading Fun in the sun!
Today it got really heated in my back garden. The children were hot and bothered, I hadn't filled the paddling pool up (it needs a good clean from last time) and I didn't fancy filling it up for only an hour of sunshine before the shade hits our back garden... #mumfail So... I improvised... The … Continue reading Water Play Ideas For Children And Toddlers