Love The Little Things #8

This week has been half term so a lovely week has been spent away from school and enjoying spending time with hubby and O.  The highlights of the week have been: Read On Wednesday Little O went to my mums as he normally does so I had a day to myself.  I trotted off to Costa for lunch and settled down with a Gingerbread Latte, a Chicken & Bacon toastie and a copy of Bella.  Yes, it’s a pretty crap mag but I got to read it in peace, heaven!

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Can you really make friends online?

Discovering I was pregnant in March 2011 came as a bit of a shock. We’d only decided to start trying for a baby four weeks earlier so when the pregnancy test came up as positive, it took us both by surprise. Apart from telling my best friend we decided to keep it to ourselves, until we’d had our 12 week scan. In those worrying first weeks of pregnancy, I needed someone to talk to and signed up for Baby Expert and joined the Due In November forum group for other mums-to-be who would be due at the same time as…

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Living Arrows 7/52

My little man is turning out to be a bit of a poser in front of the camera. As soon as it’s pointed at him he starts practicing his best smile and saying “cheese”. This is one of his attempts at a perfect pose!

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The Ordinary Moments – Mummy Kisses

Little O is at the age where he likes to run around, play, explore. With that comes the inevitable trip, or bang. In the seconds immediately after a bump I can see O trying to process what’s just happened and deciding whether it’s bad enough to cry or if it’s just a sulking moment. Either way it requires some mummy attention. One of the great things about 2 year olds is that they believe mummy kisses are magic. They have the ability to make everything better. So when my son has hurt himself he heads over “mummy kiss me” and…

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Love Is….

Love Is… I’m a little late joining in with the Love Is tag started by My Petit Canard, but as my husband and I are celebrating a belated Valentines Day tomorrow, it seems appropriate for us for me to post it now. Here goes, for our family Love Is… 1. Having my travel mug cup of tea waiting for me when I come downstairs in a morning. 2. Swapping dinners at a restaurant because I’ve been “adventurous” and don’t like what I’ve ordered. 3. All snuggled in bed on a Sunday morning with 2 mugs of tea and a cup…

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