So today is my ‘bloggerversary’!! A year ago I decided to air my thoughts and experiences of motherhood with the big wide world, well anyone who wanted to read about them. Whilst I started it as a way to capture my first few months as a mother two, plus the rare opportunity to spend an … More One year of words
Last night I had a rare hour to kill by myself after work, before another event. So I treated myself. I popped over to Manchester Art Gallery to check out their Fashion&Freedom exhibition. It covers the relationship between women and fashion since the First World War, with pieces from students and up and coming designers. … More Fashion & Freedom
Boy 2 is nearly 15 months. His hair has grown over that time into a wispy Afro in need of some serious love. So today we decided to cut it. OMG. He looked so different! His face seemed so much more mature, so boyish. It’s strange how certain milestones hit you more than others, with … More Not a baby anymore…
You find random household items dotted around the place. Boy2 has developed a particular penchant for Tupperware. So pretty much every day I’ll find at least one rogue tub or lid in a non-Tupperware belonging room You automatically check what’s on Cebeebies/Disney Junior/BabyTV when you turn on the TV. What’s more worrying is you do … More Signs you have a toddler in your house
I’m not the ‘craftiest’ of mothers, I’ll be honest. I always liked the idea of spending rainy afternoons creating various pieces of art with my kids, with some music playing in the background, laughing and joking etc… That rarely happens. I hate mess! We do have craft box and umpteen toilet role tubes, so every … More Getting Crafty with ToucanBox
I have a nearly 8 year old son. He’s handsome, funny, smart, caring. He makes us proud. But in recent months I’ve become increasingly aware of the difficult conversations I’m going to have to have with him. Aside from the puberty and girls chat (eeek! Think I’ll leave those to hubby!) there’s a somewhat more challenging … More My son is black, he needs to know
This is my 14month old son quietly feeding himself an organic fruit yogurt. No mess, just wholesome yogurty goodness. Lies!! 1. It was a Petit Filous creeping scarily close to the used by date. 2. I have no desire to let him feed himself on a Sunday evening. I had to feed him. He hated … More #NoFilter yeah right!
If you are a fan of Twitter and Facebook, like me you’ll be used to seeing the weekly posts and memes referring to “that Friday feeling”. Examples include”walking out of the office like…(cue sassy image of Beyoncé doing the Crazy in Love walk)” or “can’t wait for drinks with <insert numerous names here>, a crazy … More Friday feeling??