A few months ago I wrote about my fear of the toddler years. I feel like I am now in a place where I feel a little more confident about things and what is to come. I am really enjoying this age and the changes that we are seeing. Amelia is becoming more and more… Continue reading Why I am loving my little independent toddler
Over the past few weeks we have had some busy weekends. It is lovely to have things to do and places and people to see but sometimes it is just really lovely to be at home for the weekend. Just the three of us doing things close to home with no real plans. This time… Continue reading An ordinary family weekend: Getting outdoors
Before having Amelia I did quite a bit of regular excercise. I was not in any way a serious gym bunny but I was putting in a few hours a week. Me and my mum would go along to the gym a couple of evenings during the week so it was a workout and a… Continue reading Getting back to feeling like me
Having Amelia has given me a newfound love for children's books and I am loving reading with her. I love her excitement when we sit down to read a book and the fact that she will sit still and cuddle up for that short time before bed. We read every night before bed now. Sometimes… Continue reading Our favourite books this month
It only seems like recently that we were looking into childcare for when I returned to work after 10 months maternity leave. That was over a year ago and I am still so happy with our decision. We are in a great routine and Amelia loves going to the childminder for the two days and… Continue reading Should I send my little girl to pre-school?
A massive thanks to Catie at Diaryofamperfectmum for featuring me in her series 'One Moment in time'. I love this idea of sharing stories behind one single photo so was really excited to share this story from last summer. This is my mum and her three granddaughters. This was taken last summer on the weekend… Continue reading ‘One moment in time’ with Diary of an Imperfect Mum
I am a huge Friends fan and could easily watch it all day. In fact whilst writing this post I am sat in front of the TV watching an episode. I am also pretty certain Amelia has the theme tune engraved into her brain after watching it a lot during my maternity leave. That's why… Continue reading The one where Mummy and Daddy had a day out at FriendsFest