Master 6 and I decided to make our own Christmas Wrapping Paper today. With the Christmas songs playing we wanted to get into the Christmas spirit! And have lots of fun and be creative at the same time!Continue reading “Making our own Christmas Wrapping Paper”
So today, after 6 weeks, after 42 days my children have returned to school.Continue reading “Back to School”
I am currently pregnant with my fifth baby and wanted to share a few must haves I have learnt along the way. Please find my top 5 pregnancy must haves.Continue reading “5 Pregnancy Must Haves”
I cannot believe we have been on the summer holidays for a week already! It’s been a crazy but happy week.Continue reading “Week One: Six Weeks of Summer 2019”
Half term this year has been a bit of a strange one. I have been with the children all week yet I don’t feel I spent time with them. The goal of the week was to get through to Friday. My precious Nans funeral.Continue reading “February Half Term 2019”
Miss 9 has become Miss 10. Having a ten year old means I now have been a Mummy for a decade! Ten years of being a Mummy! The things I have learnt in this time, the things I never imagined to have happened and how my little family are my world.Continue reading “Ten years of being a Mummy”
A letter to my son the night before he starts school.
To my baby boy on the night before you start school
I can not believe this time has come already. You are only 4 and I am letting you out into the big wide world. Where has the time gone where you were a new born snuggled into my arms, a toddler taking your first stumbling steps or a Pre Schooler chatting away constantly. How I now wish I had savoured each and every moment. I have so many beautiful memories tucked away in my heart but how I wish I could make more.Continue reading “The night before you start school”
Do you find it hard to get your children to talk about their day? Find out how I have got my children to open up about their day at school.
“What have you been up to today?”
Does this sound familiar to you? It’s the usual reply I get from my children at the school gate. That or “it was boring”, “not a lot” the list of non committal answers is endless! I, as you do, know that these answers aren’t true. You also know yourself how you feel when you’ve finished a day at work, you don’t want to be bombarded with questions.Continue reading “How I encourage my children to open up about their day”
Miss 8 can bottle things up. I always know when she’s worried about something as she gets stroppy, short tempered and she’s very hard to live with. It breaks my heart as I just want her to talk to me. Yet often I’m sure she doesn’t always realise something is wrong herself. So I came up with the idea of a ‘Mummy and Me Diary’.Continue reading “Mummy and Me Diary”
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.Continue reading “Why are you so mean?”