Parenting

A mermaid birthday party

This is the first time in almost a week that I have had more that 2 minutes to sit down at the computer.  It has been a HUGE week with my brother coming to stay and my parents arriving from London.  It’s still the school holidays too, which means that all routine and normality is […] Read more…

Welcome to Australia Stanley

Meet Flat Stanley!! A few weeks ago, a friend of mine in England (who’s little boy, Master C, just so happened to be Master J’s best buddy when we used to live in England), contacted me asking for a favour.  Master C, who is also in year 1, was doing a class project that involved […] Read more…

My first trip to Costco

I am forever on a mission to try and reduce our grocery bill.  I used to be a bit of carefree, just chuck it in the trolley, kind of shopper.  I’ll also admit to being a bit of a grocery shopping snob too, and used to do most of my shopping in Waitrose when we lived in the UK. […] Read more…

Just a little TLC was all it took

My little Miss H has been less than a barrel of laughs recently, in fact she has been a little madam!!  Almost every day in the last couple of weeks I’ve been told at least twice “I’m NOT your best friend!” The floorboards have also taken a bit of a battering with the amount of […] Read more…

six months gone in a flash!

Exactly 6 months ago today little Miss L was born!  Happy half year baby girl.  I feel like we waited so long for you to arrive and in the blink of an eye six months have passed.  A sure reminder to treasure every minute of my three precious bundles as time really does fly.   […] Read more…

A VERY quiet house

This weekend Mr D has taken Miss H and Master J away on a “dad and kids’ camping trip, leaving me and little Miss L at home for TWO WHOLE DAYS! They left first thing yesterday morning and I wasn’t even involved in the packing!  So who knows what they are going to get up […] Read more…

This very day 6 years ago……

superman Today my little dude turns 6!  I still remember the day he was born like it was yesterday.  It was a Sunday and around mid morning after a lovely lie in (don’t think I’ve had one of those since that very day). I was sat at my dressing table blow-drying my hair when my […] Read more…

Six very special reasons ……

1. He makes me proud every single day   2. He is not afraid to wear his heart on his sleeve and his love for those he cares about is not only  instinctive but so real.   3. He has taught me more in the last six years about life and love than I ever thought […] Read more…

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