When Ethan was about 18 months old we moved him over from his cot to his toddler bed. It was an all in one so figured if it didnt work out then we could always put him back in his cot. But I'd always had my heart set on being that mum that if we … Continue reading Transition from cot, to toddler bed to big boy bed
Ok it may have taken us an hour to set up and half the time to execute but the water balloons on the trampoline has got to be the best activity ever! The weather this summer has been somewhat of a disappointment so we had to grab the opportunity while we could but I'm glad … Continue reading The Best Part Of Our Summer Bucket List
So the first day of the summer holidays is almost over and I can honestly say that it wasnt as painful as I had envisioned. It started off with a bit of bickering over breakfast as to who was sitting where at the table and who was eating what, I think these guys thought they … Continue reading First Day Summer Holiday
And poof... Before you know it the half term holidays are over and we are back to the mundane, the uniforms, the afterschool clubs, the routine of it all. I secretly do love term time though but I absolutely love the holidays. The freedom it brings to the table, I can work in the morning, … Continue reading Our Half Term Holiday
"MESS!" The 2.5 year old toddler shouts from the other room. "Oh shit" the mother mutters under her breathe for the hundredth time that day. She is hoping that it is just a wee and not the other one. She doesn't think she can bare it. That mother is me. I walk into the other … Continue reading Finally Potty Trained!
Motherhood is hard! There are so many things that we struggle with on our journey through motherhood from the moment we find out we are expecting our baby our lives are changed forever. Our journey with our children never ends. It is one that will keep throwing challenges at us long after they've left home … Continue reading Motherhood Is Hard
With 7 days left until Christmas that means us parents have been shifting an elf around the house for last 17 days. I often find that by the time it gets to the last 7 days it can get very tedious work trying to think of different ideas for your elfs antics. Throw in the … Continue reading Elf On The Shelf Ideas
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
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
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?