A lesson learned

It’s finally half term and a much needed rest is definitely needed. I absolutely love having my girls off with me and I have these idealistic notions that we will laze about, play games, visit parks  and potter around. Some days we do and days like these make my heart sing but, like most families, some…

A promise

The nights are getting lighter and spring is on it’s way. We are all so excited to have our evenings back but there is a little niggle in the back of my mind. We live in a lovely little close with mainly families of young children (all boys mind!) and the ages all range between…

Becoming a family of 5.

So here we are a family of five. Alfie arrived on 29th December 2016 and he has fitted right in. It is always a worry when introducing another child into the family. I did question,  would adding a third child into the mix upset the balance. I remember experiencing similar concerns when I was expecting…

Introducing Hugh

As our due date gets closer we are frantically trying to get ourselves ready for our new arrival (amongst other things….Christmas anyone?). Our bedroom has been organised (I obviously mean tidied!), the moses basket is up, baby gros have been washed and a family friendly car has been purchased – much to my husband’s distaste!…

Hoylake beach

Some one on one time

I actually took this headline picture a while back, it was the summer half term and me and Meme were having some one on one time. I’m sure all parents of more than one child can agree that it is hard work finding the time to have some one on one time with each child. Meme…