When we moved the children’s rooms around in preparation for the arrival of Jelly Bean we asked each of them how they would like their bedrooms decorated. We gave them as much ‘free choice’ with their rooms as we possibly could, depending on how expensive their ideas became. Our philosophy was that they need to . . . → Read More: Do your children choose their own bedroom decor?
Hubby went back to work for the day today but dare I say it, we didn’t miss him. Now that’s not being mean, we had already made plans to spend the day with our friends MumtoC and MasterC. When Little Bean got dressed this morning I had to laugh as she reached for her . . . → Read More: October Half Term 2013 – Thursday
If you have children then you can pretty much guarantee your life will be far from mundane. Children have this way of livening things up, bringing joy to some of the most uneventful activities. Playing on a swing isn’t just playing on a swing, it’s a rope in the jungle getting . . . → Read More: What ordinary family moments do you look forward to?
When the sun is shining I hate being stuck indoors, it seems like such a waste of a day so today after collecting Little Bean from school we made a pit stop to the park. Since Jelly Bean has arrived our days are governed by Jelly Bean’s feeds, naps and more latterly me having . . . → Read More: When the sun is shining . . .
Oh come on you dirty minded lot, what sort of picture were you expecting to see here? Of course, I’m talking about my little Beanie Boy who as from January will no longer be the baby of the family. This week we have been busy getting ready for our new arrival due in the . . . → Read More: He’s my big boy now . . .
Every year I like to update our family photos around the house, the children grow so fast and change so much in a year that I want as many memories of them around as possible. In the past, other than the photographs that I have taken of the children myself we tend to go for . . . → Read More: A Family Photo Shoot
For as long as I can remember I dreamed of one day becoming a Mummy, ‘three’ was always my magic number, the number of children I wanted to have. I don’t know why three exactly, because most people who I know that came from a family of three said that it was pretty rubbish, two . . . → Read More: I love being a Mummy
We all seem to have been so busy with one thing or another these last couple of weeks that we haven’t really spent much time together as a whole family, it’s always been me with the one or two of the children or Hubby with all of them so today we finally made some . . . → Read More: 071/366 – Family Time!!
Ok I admit it, I’m rubbish! Half way through the afternoon I realised that today was my sister’s birthday and this is appalling when you consider that she was only in my house less than 48 hours ago.
I only met my sister less than 3 years ago, until that time we didn’t know . . . → Read More: 052/366 – Happy Birthday Sis!
When we went for a walk at Ferry Meadows yesterday, we let Beanie Boy get out of the pushchair to stretch his legs rather than being cooped up in his pushchair the whole time. So feeling brave today when Little Bean asked if we could go out for a walk again, I decided to let . . . → Read More: 051/366 – Beanie Boy unleashed