To My Angel Baby
I never got to hold you, to smell your beautiful baby smell. I never got to hear your heartbeat or feel you move around inside of me. I never got to tell your sister and two brothers all about you or see you wriggle on a scan. I never got to give birth to you, hear your first cries and feel that overwhelming feeling of love.
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Miss 8 asked me today “Why are you so mean?”. A question which stopped me in my tracks and tore at my heart. Massively. I walked out of the room wanting to calm down and gather my thoughts before responding.
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Just when I start to feel that I have put a lid on you, you rear your ugly head. I battle day in and day out to keep you suppressed, then like a switch you are back. Suddenly I start with that gnawing feeling in the pit of my stomach that builds and builds. All of a sudden the world is against me, I’m useless and everyone would be better off without me. And all this can happen in a blink of an eye.
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I have just finished this book. Wow! I love to read but recently I just haven’t had the chance. I received this book as a Christmas present and I just could not put it down!
It tells the story of a young man who was involved in an accident, resulting in him becoming a quadriplegic and his carer.
This book is a web of emotions. At some points I sat in tears and at others amazed at what us humans are capable of. It tells the story of pure human love and the sacrifices we will make to those most important to us.
I would definitely recommend this book. Have you already read it? What were your thoughts?
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Welcome to my first post of 2017. I always find a new year brings mixed emotions; Excitement of a new year, a fresh start, resolutions. But on the other hand reflection on the year we have said goodbye to, apprehension of new challenges. Continue reading “2017”
So we are back into the swing of school life after our six weeks off. I am exhausted. School runs, after school clubs, homework, trips. Then remembering all those forms I need to sign and money that needs to make its way to the office! I don’t know whether I am coming or going and wish we were back in the lull of our beautiful summer. Continue reading “Term time madness “
Six weeks of our summer holidays have been and gone. Six weeks of fun, family time, water fights, days out, the odd squabble here and there and just being together. I’m so going to miss my babies. Continue reading “Six weeks into the summer holidays “
I am having one of those days. A Bad Mummy day. The babies aren’t listening to a word I say, they just seem to leave destruction in their path hence my patience is running very very thin. Continue reading “Bad Mummy day”
Five happy weeks have been and gone. Just one week left until the chaos of school descends upon us. Continue reading “Five weeks into the summer holidays “
One of the most popular activities I have found with my years of child care experience is Gloop play. So today I decided to make some. All you need is cornflour and water and you have a messy, sensory activity with hours of fun. Continue reading “Gloop Play”