I love supporting small local businesses and have recently come across a little gem in Maidenhead called 'A Feather Dream' Run by a local Mum and qualified Interior Designer, Kirstie. If you love hand painted, up-cycled furniture and toys this one is for you! I caught up with Kirstie and asked her why she started … Continue reading A Feather Dream
Dear Ruby, We made it to one! A rather large achievement on my part since I have managed to keep two children fed and watered for a year (7 in total) when I can't even keep a house plant alive for a week! When you came into the world exactly a year ago today, I … Continue reading A Letter To Ruby On Her First Birthday
This month we have been enjoying some beautiful weather which means lots of picnics and BBQs in both Mum's garden and Mark's parents. I've been really enjoying taking pictures of both of the kids together and watching how they interact, not just using the time Hannah is entertaining Ruby to get jobs done. Hannah is really … Continue reading Siblings Project – June 2017
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!
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?