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Little I on beach_final
Feb 28

I was inspired to write this post after reading a similar one by a fellow Mummy blogger, Mummy OM. At the moment, I am the centre of Little I’s world. But I can already see her growing in independence, and I know that one day I am going to have to let go and allow […]

cocoa_beans final
Feb 24

I have a wonderful quick, easy recipe to share with you for some delicious chocolate treats, which you won’t feel guilty about eating. What’s more, they make a nutritious snack for your little one, and they are great fun to make together. Yesterday I made a batch of them for Little I and her friend […]

Shouting why mummy
Feb 17

“Why has Grandad got no hair?”; “Why do girls sit down on the toilet and boys stand up?”; “Why do I have to go in my car seat?”; “Why haven’t we got any snow?” Maybe I should have read up on when children begin asking “why?” as it’s completely taken me by surprise. It’s almost […]

Making marks final
Jan 25

I write this blog for a variety of reasons, and I find they are evolving all of the time…but my main motivation initially was so that I would have a creative outlet for jotting down my thoughts and observations as a first-time parent. I don’t profess to know anything of significance regarding child development, other […]

Choking image
Jan 09

A genuine choking incident in your baby or child must be a very scary thing. Luckily, it’s not something that I’ve needed to ever deal with, but I’ve often thought that I really should know how to properly deal with such a situation. I imagine when your child is choking in front of you, all […]

happy-new-year 2012
Jan 03

New Year’s Resolutions, you’ve got to love ‘em. There’s something very exciting about the start of a new year, and the potential for a clean slate. It’s the one time in the year when I really spend time reflecting on my life and thinking about the changes that I would genuinely like to make. A […]

Winter Wonderland photo
Dec 13

Sometimes, life with a toddler just doesn’t go to plan. From time to time, I really need to remind myself that my daughter is only 2.5 years, and that she doesn’t yet grasp the concept of ‘making an effort’ when special activities have been planned for her. Over the past week we have had two […]

Nov 29

If you’re parent to a toddler, I’m sure you’ve reached that point (and if you haven’t yet I promise you will do soon!) where it feels like there’s no sacred adult space left in your home. Your child or children, and their possessions, have spilled out into every room of the house and in our […]

Ballet class
Nov 21

Little I has just started ballet lessons, which has been a milestone moment for us. From the minute I found out I was having a girl, it was a foregone conclusion that she would learn to dance as soon as she was old enough. Ballet genes run strong in my family – both of my […]

Jango boot camp group
Nov 03

From the title of this post you might think I had recently given birth, but the reality is that it’s taken me more than two years to get back into a proper fitness regime after having my daughter. Before becoming a mummy, I was a gym fanatic and felt cheated if I hadn’t made it […]

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