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Letter To My Princess 1 – 5 Years 5 Months

To my Princess 1, You’re 5 years and 5 months old today.There’s been a certain upheaval in your behaviour this past month. Worse than ever really. You’re ok during the day, just a normal 5 year old, but when it comes to bedtime it’s been horrific!! We’ve tried so many ways to deal with it to make you happier and …

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Pregnancy Diaries – 17 Weeks #3

This pregnancy seems to be flying by. People ask me how many weeks I am and I actually have to really think about it. I don’t feel as connected with my body as I did with the girls, it’s very strange. We have plenty to be excited about but I think my worries are overwhelming that excitement at the moment. …

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To My Princess 1 – 5 Years 4 Months

To my Princess 1, We’ve had two weeks of having you at home this month. It’s allowed me to really observe you, your behaviour, your habits and just the way you are! Some things have been lovely to see and others I’ve been left really a little upset. We seem to go through phases. One week you’ll be a joy …

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“My daughter is far stronger than I will ever be”

Children are amazing little creatures. The strength they have and the determination is incredible. I saw all of this inside my tiny 5 year old daughter when she went through her growth hormone test yesterday. We arrived at the hospital at 8:45am. My Grandad came to support whilst hubby had P2 for the day. P1 hadn’t asked for food or …

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“By 10pm her temp had rocketed to between 40-41.4c”

We’re half way through the first week of school Easter holidays. Just before they started I said I was determined to do stuff because last time we were all sick and I was even more focused on keeping everyone healthy. Well, so far, Monday we went to an ante-natal clinic which can’t have been much fun for the girls. Tuesday, …

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“P1 has concussion”

It’s been a rather traumatic day today. A day where my life flashed before me. Terror. Worry. Upset. Guilt. I arrived at the school just like normal to pick P1 up. P1 had her head laying on her book bag facing away from me, she’s done this before, another Mummy joked that she was asleep. I tapped her and said …

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Christmas Day 2013

This is the first year in my whole entire life that I haven’t been with my Mum, Nan and Grandad on Christmas! After the mad unwrapping session with the girls this morning I think it really hit me. So much has changed this past year, the biggest and worst change of all was the loss of my Nan.   She …

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BBC Children In Need 2013

We’ve spent the whole evening watching every bit of BBC Children In Need. Both my hubby and I shed quite a few tears. People think that kids are so flexible to everything. I could definitely see that in the stories that were told tonight. They are flexible, but they are not indestructible. Things do effect children in ways we could …

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To my Princess 2 – 5 Months

To my Princess 2, This month you have really started to grow your personality more and more. This month we went to a Young Mums group. We’ve only been once though as I really missed having Thursday as my day at home with you in our pjs. You’ve moved into your cotbed now and I’m really missing having you so …

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Date Night

My OH and I managed to grab some couple time for the first time since the day before I gave birth to P2! 10 weeks is a long time for us, we used to get couple time at least once a week, usually twice. I missed being with him. So I took the opportunity to put on some nice clothes on, …

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Sock Ons Review

I’ve lost count of the amount of socks I’ve lost during P1s life. So many times I’ve looked at her to find one foot absolutely freezing and the other nice and snug, that missing sock never to be found again. There’s definitely a sock monster lurking. One day when out shopping my mum found a new little invention called Sock Ons. At first …

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

I’ve cried tonight. It’s amazing how the human body reacts to certain things. I read a blog post tonight about a lady going through one of my biggest fears. Cot death. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Just writing those words makes me want to cry my eyes out, hold my daughters close. I like to know I can protect them from …

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I’ve Just Got To Be Brave

Just a quick post this morning. I’m about to leave P2 for the first time since she was conceived!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That’s like a whole year ago! I’m so nervous. She’ll be in the fantastic, well experienced, loving hands of my MiL. Am I still nervous? YESSS! I don’t even know what exactly I’m nervous of. The emotions I’ll feel leaving her? …

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