If you don’t have kids you probably think going to the supermarket is a necessary but pretty boring job on your to do list. You don’t know how lucky you are. Enjoy it, the peaceful browsing of the aisles where your biggest problem is the old lady who takes too long to choose what yoghurt she wants. Once you’ve had kids, the supermarket trip becomes the stuff of nightmares. If you have a newborn you’re still generally in the lucky group as they tend to sleep most of the way round, but once they hit the toddler stage, you need… View Post

Little O is obsessed with balls! And balloons! We have far too many toys scattered around the house but he will choose a balloon or ball over all of them. As soon as his daddy gets in from work he races over with a balloon to play kick or catch. So when a friend told me her little boy went to a class called Rugbytots, it seemed perfect for O. The classes start from aged 2, and as his Christmas present we booked him in for a block of sessions. Usually hubby isn’t really that keen on attending any baby/toddler… View Post

I’ve got to admit this hasn’t been a great week. Hubby has been working away or very long hours so it feels like I’ve barely seen him and Little O has been unwell too, so all in all a pretty shit week. But that’s why I love this Linky because it is going to make me focus on the good things of the week. Read Whilst working, running the house on my own and looking after a poorly boy I’ve barely had the time to read anything this week but one thing I did read was a very beautiful blog… View Post

When I was pregnant with O I always pictured myself going back to work. I honestly thought after 10 months at home I’d be ready to go back. What I didn’t account for was quite how much I’d love the whole mummy thing. I loved the baby classes and meeting up with friends and being the main carer for my little boy. I returned to work a week before the summer holidays and it was actually quite fun. It was our schools activity week and as I’d not been there most of the year, no one had thought to really… View Post