So, a couple of friends of mine have recently given birth and having just had Wriggler's fourth birthday, I got to thinking - what do you actually need when you give birth...and on those 'amazing' lists given by the baby bibles, what did they miss or what were they wrong about? Well, firstly, don't pack … Continue reading What do you actually need when you go into labour?
The pressure to get it right and not pass on the 'duck-ups' from your childhood is immense and I swing between moments of 'Halleluja' I got that bit right, to 'Holy Moly...that bombed'. I cant help but reflect back on things in my childhood that weren't easy and think now how when I see similar … Continue reading Raising little people is hard!
If you have been following me on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, then you will probably know about my family's recent adventure in France (and if not, why aren't you following me?) I loved our holiday in France, it was sunny, there was an outdoor pool, we scrambled up mountains and Fidget charged back down them. … Continue reading The thief in the middle of the night
Someone commented the other day that I must find it hard with my second. When I asked them what they meant, their reply was 'Well, Fidget is just so much more hard work, so wild, compared to Wriggler.' To be honest, I was a bit taken aback. One at the comparison (as we all compare, … Continue reading Wild Child
I posted last week about my 10 top tips for happy children. It was slightly tongue-in-cheek. So, on a more serious level, I do have three key things that we live by in our house that I do believe help create an environment that the children can be happy in: Sleep. OH MY GOD. I … Continue reading Three things for happy kids