Jelly Bean’s 4th Birthday . . . in hospital!

Birthday in Hospital

In the days leading up to Jelly Bean’s birthday party for his 4th Birthday, things were starting to go downhill. He came down with a bit of a cough and cold which was going around his friends at preschool and as a result became dehydrated and began withholding his poops again. I preempted the fact … Read more

Let’s hope this continues . . . an update on Jelly Bean’s #problemswithpoop


So as December 2016 kicked off, we were not in a good place with Jelly Bean and his issues with pooping. We ended up at hospital once more spending the day in children’s A&E for a day having X-rays, consultations and eventually another enema. It was yet another draining and traumatic day for Jelly Bean … Read more

New Year, new look – Mummy Matters

Happy New Year

Hello, my lovely readers, and a big HAPPY NEW YEAR to you all xx New Year, new look – Mummy Matters Hopefully, you will have noticed that Mummy Matters looks a little bit different. Towards the end of 2016, I was really unhappy with the way that my site looked, but I just didn’t have … Read more

Potty Training has begun for Jelly Bean!

Potty Training

I was hoping to have had Jelly Bean potty trained about 6 months ago but his #problemswithpoop have delayed things somewhat. With the hot weather we were having over the last couple of weeks I decided to test the waters a little by letting him run around outside without his pants on and leaving the potty in the … Read more

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