Ellie went for her first ever sleepover last night. She has been asking to stay at both her grandparents houses for a little while and I knew we needed to let her. She packed everything she needed; pyjamas, clothes,hair brush, toothbrush, DVD player, night light, 2 teddies and she was ready. She also wanted to… Continue reading Sleepover
Is it just me or does anyone else feel like 2019 flew by? I don't think I've had a single month where we haven't been busy. I have neglected my little space on the internet and have felt quite lonely without it at times. I have taken some time to really think about what I… Continue reading Happy New Year
Storytelling, reading stories and acting out known stories has quickly become one of our favourite pastimes as a family since Ellie arrived. Her love for books, nursery rhymes and everything literature has brought out a passion in me I haven't had since I stopped reading a few years back. Every night Ellie asks for a… Continue reading Story Props – Developing Storytelling
For as long as I've been buying toys for Ellie I've been aware of the discussion between parents as to what is better for babies/toddlers/children wooden or plastic toys. Now I've always been on the fence I suppose because honestly, Ellie has her fair share of plastic and wooden toys. I have always tried to… Continue reading Timber.Tots – 5 Advantages of Wooden Toys
For a while now I've been trying to figure out a way to bring Ellie's love of nursery rhymes in to her play. She sings all day long and knows so many nursery rhymes, more than I know and verses I've never even heard of. I've always been envious of those parents who have the… Continue reading Nursery Rhyme Play
We have gone roughly 2 and a half years without Ellie being ill. As a newborn she was very sicky, she had reflux and an intolerance to cow's milk which of cause made her very sick. It took us until she was around 3 months for her intolerance to be diagnosed and I remember going… Continue reading Sickness Bugs
I was recently approached by an author (Leanne) to review her debut book. Leanne has written what can only be described as a poetic view on the realities of being a mother. She has taken the good and the bad and written about it in a way that I could definitely relate to. First Rhyme… Continue reading First Rhyme Mom Review (GIFTED)
I have been a mummy for 3 years, 11 months and 15 days and I am learning something new every day.
A while back I shared the struggle I was having with myself. My mental health was taking a right beating and I was finding it hard getting it back to a healthy balance. It took a while and a complete breakdown for me to realise that I wasn't failing. I have spent days, weeks, months… Continue reading Positive Failure
We visited Blists Hill Victorian Town in Ironbridge, (Telford, Shropshire) during this half term and is one of ten museums in the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage site. We are incredibly lucky to have these museums on our doorstep and want to make use of what our great town has to offer.