Jelly Bean’s First Sports Day

Sports Day

This morning was the last of our little family’s ‘firsts’ when it comes to Preschool Sports Days as Jelly Bean took part in his preschool sports day. For the past year he has been attending the same preschool that his big sister and brother attended before him but from September he will be moving to … Read more

The ‘Last’ First Day at Preschool!


Today marked another milestone in the Mummy Matters household, this morning after dropping Little Bean and Beanie Boy off to school, Jelly Bean and I didn’t return home as normal. Today was Jelly Bean’s first day at preschool. Today was the ‘last’ first day at preschool since Jelly Bean is the baby of the family. … Read more

The first time . . . anyone reads this post, Pampers will donate the cost of 3 vaccines to UNICEF!!

The first time . . . anyone reads this post, Pampers will donate the cost of 3 vaccines to UNICEF!! 1

I’m a bit of a sentimental old fool really, I keep everything which holds a special meaning to me and I have a memory like an elephant because I never forget a thing (we’re talking memories here – I’m rubbish at remembering special dates!!). I still remember the first time . . . I went … Read more

The 20 Most Emotional Milestones for Parents

First day of school

I don’t know about you but I’m a complete sucker for ‘firsts’ when it comes to my Beans. It’s the reason I can’t bear to part with so many of their precious belongings as each one holds special memories for me and just one look at them takes me right back to that moment in … Read more

Jelly Bean’s 1st Birthday Celebrations

I have always felt sorry for the children who are born so soon after Christmas, it’s really hard to know what to buy them and I often feel that they have been cheated out of a birthday in some respects. The thing that I found hardest for celebrating Jelly Bean’s first birthday was that it … Read more

Jelly Bean’s First Christmas

Jelly Bean’s First Christmas 2

Hopefully you will understand but I’m not planning on writing too much over the Christmas break, I have been looking forward to our Christmas break for ages. This is Jelly Bean’s First Christmas and being our last baby, this is our last ‘First Christmas’. Given the situation with Hubby’s job it is also the last … Read more

Jelly Bean’s First Christmas – Santa’s Grotto

Jelly Bean's First Christmas - Santa's Grotto 3

On Sunday we had a visit from our very good friends from Skegness and had a lovely day. We enjoyed time at home catching up whilst the children played and then we finished it off with a visit to Santa’s Grotto and Winter Wonderland at Baytree Nursery in Spalding for Jelly Bean’s First Christmas visit … Read more

Jelly Bean’s First Christmas Party – Playgroup

Jelly Bean’s First Christmas Party – Playgroup 4

Yesterday saw another ‘first’ for Jelly Bean. Along with Beanie Boy he attended his First Christmas Party at our local playgroup. As you can see from the pictures, he revelled in the attention from the older children and they clearly love him too. He loved sliding his way around the floor and chasing the various … Read more