A few nights ago, I went along to the nursery school that Theo will be starting in September. As I sat there (on an incredibly tiny chair) I couldn't quite believe that this time was coming already. That in September I'll have to send him off every day and he'll do things and see things… Continue reading Slow down..
A few nights ago when I was putting Theo to bed, we were going through our usual bedtime ritual which includes teeth brushing. He was there on his little stool brushing away and I thought I'd do my teeth too. I was merrily brushing at the mirror and suddenly I noticed that he was copying… Continue reading Monkey see, monkey do..
You don't mind when I've not got my makeup on or my hair done... you always think I'm pretty. You don't mind when I kiss you before I've brushed my teeth... you always ask for another. You don't mind when I'm so tired that I can't get up... you lie beside me. You don't mind… Continue reading You don’t mind..
When your all upside down and inside out, what makes you feel better? I've needed a lot of comfort over the last 8 months, I started to think about where I got it from. Theo has had 'bun' his smelly toy rabbit since he was born. It was bought for him by my littlest cousin, I… Continue reading Comfort Blanket..
I am obsessed with Christmas, well all holidays actually but Christmas... well it's just different. I love that it's an opportunity to spread 'goodwill among men' and this year I am ALL about the goodwill. As we grow up, Christmas can become less 'magical' and more about the stresses of grown up life like 'can… Continue reading Santa Claus..
Terror. The world itself makes me feel that emotion.. terror. Terror is what you must feel when the boat you've loaded your entire family onto to escape your burning city, begins to sink in the dark. It's what you must feel when your about to enjoy a concert on a Friday night and someone begins… Continue reading What do you say..
Tonight I put a two year old to bed... for the last time. We had a wonderful day. He was delighted that his party was finally here (he's been waiting a long time, and it's hard for a two year old to wait). He kicked balloons, hugged friends, ate cake and was finally ready for… Continue reading Goodbye two..