Last week Mr M had a week of annual leave at home with me and the boys, and we had grand plans to sort out the house, de-clutter and spend some quality time together as a family. Sadly, the house is still a tip, BUT we did spend a wonderful day at Avon Valley Adventure… Read More Review: Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park
Arthur is now 8 months (and 2 days!) old and he really is a star. My last update was when he was 4 months old and his sleep had gone out the window, but I am pleased to say he is doing really well now. We went through a spell of 2 wake ups a… Read More Arthur’s 8 Month Update
I feel like for 6 sweet months I was part of a secret club that no-one fully understands unless they have been part of it: The Two Under Two Club. A toddler and a newborn is an interesting combination – masses of energy mixed with sleep deprivation is a challenging concoction – but I survived.… Read More I Survived Two Under Two!
“He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
You may already know that we are currently in the midst of weaning, and Arthur is eating a wide variety of food – in fact, he can’t get enough! He absolutely loves eating. He is so curious when it comes to food and really will try anything, regardless of it’s taste or texture. We are… Read More Review: OXO Tot Mash Maker
This week has been a strange old week. For the last few months we have been feeling that Ted would really benefit from attending some sort of childcare, time with other children his age to interact with, different toys and activities to stimulate him. We also thought it would be a good way for me… Read More Ted’s First Week at Preschool
“Being a Mum has made me so tired. And so happy.” – Tina Fey
If you follow me on instagram, you may already know about my love affair with lunchboxes – bento style in particular. I enjoy creating fun and colourful lunches for Ted and they are always a labour of love. Sometimes I make him ‘themed’ lunches using shaped cutters and bento picks and accessories, but mostly I… Read More Lunchbox Love!
“I knew when I met you an adventure was about to happen” – A.A.Milne
Recently Ted as started to enjoy pretend play, and I am loving watching and joining in with him and the scenarios he creates. He loves to put Mr M’s shoes on and then tell me he is going to work, closing the living room door behind him. He comes straight back in and tells me… Read More Pretend Play at Home