As Ruby fast approaches her first birthday, I have been reminiscing about the first few months with her. She was never a particularly happy newborn, she had reflux and she cried A LOT. She didn't like to nap in the day (she still doesn't) and was happier on one of us than being put down. … Continue reading Our Essentials For The First Year.
I'm not sure where the last month has gone! Since I have been back at work life seems to be passing in a blink of an eye. Ruby turned 11 months old today...it seems like only yesterday I was saying she is 10 months!First things first...Ruby learnt to walk! She has been walking now for … Continue reading Ruby Is 11 Months Old!
Hannah is 7, she is growing up in a world very different to the one I grew up in not that long ago. My world was full of playing on the streets, walking alone to friends homes, walking alone to school, all when I was not a lot older than Hannah is now. My parents … Continue reading Why I Won’t Sugar Coat Terrorism
Compared to some of our friend's houses we are definitely short of space. When Hannah was small we lived in a flat and she kept all her toys in her room except a small wooden toy box which we kept in the lounge, this also doubled up as a coffee table or seat when we … Continue reading No Room For a Play Room?
I have decided to join in with the Siblings Project which is a challenge to photograph your children together once a month. As you may notice on here and across my social media there is definitely more pictures of Ruby. This is probably because I spend so much more time with Ruby than Hannah, especially … Continue reading Siblings Project – May 2017
When you have kids, everything is expensive. The stuff they need, the stuff they want and the places they just HAVE to go to. I wouldn't say we are on a particularly tight budget most of the time, but anyone who knows me knows I love a good cheap day out. Especially if its a … Continue reading 5 Things To Do For Under A Fiver This May Bank Holiday
So as many of you know Mark and I went away for the night (for my 30th Birthday) completely child free! Mark arranged for my sister-in-law and his Mum to watch Ruby as Hannah was already going to her Dad's for the weekend. We stayed in Cricklade in Wiltshire in a beautiful Golf and Spa … Continue reading We went away….
I cant believe I am writing this already....where have the last 10 months gone? It only feels like yesterday we were bringing her home from the hospital and enduring those horrible long sleepless nights, the ones where you try and be grateful that you have a healthy baby, but cant help but feel angry that … Continue reading Ruby is 10 Months old!
School Holidays are always so difficult to find cheap or free things to do when you have kids. Everywhere is so busy and everything is so expensive its easy to choose to stay close to home but with the baby it would of been hell. It was also nice weather (we even managed to bust … Continue reading Easter Holidays – What We Did
Sooooooo this week I turn 30.... Its a day I have been dreading for the last 5 or so years. As soon as I hit 25 it was like a down hill struggle to the big THREE-OOOOOHH. The last 6 months or so I have felt a bit more comfortable about it, after all its … Continue reading 30 Is The New 20…So They Say!