"You're the bows from which your child as living arrows are sent forth" - Kahlil Gibran. Wow! What an incredible week it has been, this week we have been holidaying down in Newquay, Cornwall and the weather has been utterly magnificent. We stayed in a lodge with Ryan's parents and his brother and family Shaniah… Continue reading Living arrows – 26/06/2017
It's that time again for another living arrows! I cannot believe just how quick these weeks are going - we are half way through June! This weeks living arrows is all about Shaniah's 3rd birthday. Yep I am officially a mother to a 3 year old, how can that be?! Shaniah spent the day celebrating… Continue reading Living arrows – 12.06.2017
It is the 11th of June 2017 and at sixteen minutes past 10 tonight you will be officially 3! I cannot get my head around the fact that my little baby is three! It only feels like yesterday that I was holding you in my arms for the first time. When you were born you… Continue reading Happy 3rd Birthday Sweetheart!
This week's thursday throwback is way back to Shaniah's 1st birthday! Shaniah was born only 2 days before her uncles 9th birthday which means that their celebrations are always going to be so close together. Ashley has always been so close to her even since before she was born he seemed to have a connection… Continue reading Thursday throwback!
Now I am forever trying to encourage my daughter to learn new words, we regularly sit down and I get her to repeat words - good words. The amount of times I have to repeat words like 'butterfly' only to be answered with 'flutterfly' or 'cuddles' when I ask her to say 'puddles' even Peppa Pig hasn't helped me out with that one! However if I am in a different room and I quietly say a naughty word in she comes running and shouting her new found word, not only has she managed to hear it but it is the most perfectly clear pronunciation ever!
When I found out I was expecting I was adamant before I even dived into the parenting books that there were certain habits that I wouldn't pick up... nearly 3 years later I think it is safe to say we are actually doing them all! Damn this parenting is harder than books make out! 5.… Continue reading 5 thing’s I vowed to never do as a parent.
"You're the bows from which your child as living arrows are sent forth" - Kahlil Gibran. What a week it's been! A very scary one too, just as we were starting to come to terms with the horror that unfolded in Manchester we now have Saturday's event's in London to try and figure out although… Continue reading Living Arrows – 05/06
In little under a week Shaniah will be turning 3! Where has that gone? It seems like only yesterday I was wrapping her up warm ready to go home and start our lives together. Last year we were away for her birthday so we got away with not having to do a party as she… Continue reading The joys of planning a little ones 3rd birthday!
"You're the bows from which your child as living arrows are sent forth" - Kahlil Gibran. This weeks living arrows is a day late (sorry!) The bank holiday has muddled me right up! This week has been a pretty amazing week, we had so much to do and so many people to see, it was… Continue reading Living arrows 30/05/2017
Life can be pretty fast flowing and amongst the troubles and stress of daily life we often forget about the little things that make us happy, be that wearing your favourite perfume, having a wee without an audience or simply getting to the bottom of that washing pile. The wonderful Zoe over at Mummyandliss and… Continue reading 10 Little things that make me happy!