August is one of my favourite months for the sole reason that I get to be a stay at home mum for its entirety.  We have no timetables to stick to, no places that we really have to be and can take each day as it comes.  If it’s sunny (come on now, don’t laugh) we can head out for a walk and see where we end up.  If it pours it down we can cuddle on the couch watching Blaze and the Monster Machines on repeat.  Sadly, August is coming to an end and with it those lazy days,… View Post

In some ways it feels like it has been June forever, and in others like it has passed by in a flash.  June is always a bit of a crazy month for us, I always forget how busy I am work wise as I think I should be winding down for summer now that the Year 11 and 13’s have gone but it’s the end of year exam/report writing season so school is busier than ever. Throw in my husbands birthday, who always manages to plan a weeks worth of events to celebrate and life has been a bit hectic,… View Post

My little boy is a November baby, which means that his Autumn/Winter wardrobe is usually taken care of courtesy of his birthday and Christmas presents.  He really does get spoilt and his wardrobe is usually bursting at the seams, and a lot of items get carried over to the next year as children’s sizing can be a bit hit and miss. The only downside is that they are not necessarily the clothes I would personally choose to dress my son in.  They are lovely and he looks great in them but they’re not always to my personal taste.  I can… View Post

I’ve been with my husband since I was 16. He knows me better than anyone else in the world, better than at times I know myself, which can drive me a little crazy at times. I like to think I’m quite a laid back person but I do have moments when I get stressed, who doesn’t? Last year my husband pointed out that I only really get panicked when I feel that circumstances are out of my control, and although I’d never thought of it that way he was exactly right. The past few months have felt very much out… View Post