For the past two weeks I have been on annual leave from work. It has been heaven. After returning to work in September following 10 months maternity leave this has been the longest time I have had off work since then. Working part time off course means that I get those few days when i… Continue reading My holiday photo round up
This weekend we celebrated Mother's Day in the best way possible. With my family and a few glasses of the bubbly stuff! In a week where I think we have all hugged our loved ones for a little bit longer following recent events it seemed only perfect timing for some quality family time. After a… Continue reading Mother’s Day 2017: A steam train ride and bubbles in the play park.
Since learning to walk Miss P has mostly spent the time running around at home. Now that the weather is getting better and Spring is around the corner it is great to get out and about and let her run free. Last weekend we went to Emberton Park. It is about a ten minute drive… Continue reading Small one on the move
This year will be my second Mother's Day. I remember not really thinking much about it before the day. It hadn't registered in my head that Mother's Day was related to me apart from how it normally was and celebrating it with my mum. Mother's Day was a day to celebrate my own Mum and… Continue reading Mother’s Day: Now I am a Mum
We never had any cousins growing up. There were 3 of us siblings so we were never short of company but I always remember thinking it would be great to have cousins who we could visit and spend time with. So many of my friends seemed to have cousins who they went to visit and… Continue reading Cousin Love
So this last week has been very exciting with Miss P taking her first proper steps. We have seen her becoming more independent when standing on her own since Christmas but this week has been the first time she has made any proper moves from the solo standing position. Ever since she turned one it's… Continue reading A week in Miss P’s world: First steps
It's been over 4 months since I returned to work and Miss P headed off for her first full day at the childminder. It felt like a whole new stage of my life as a mummy as I left her with somebody she had only met a few times. She had been for two settling in… Continue reading Making our childcare decision