Christmas time 2015

Hello everyone! I am back after having a mini blogging break over Christmas. It has been so nice not thinking about writing posts, blog stats, comments, link ups and all the other things that come…

Merry Christmas!

It’s Christmas tomorrow!! I don’t know who is more excited, me or my two year old. I think the answer is probably me. This is just a very quick post to say.. Thank you so…

A magical trip to Thomas Land

If there is one thing Leo loves more than anything else in the whole word, it is Thomas The Tank. Regular readers of my monthly Leo updates will already know that my boy is some…

You know you have a toddler when…The Christmas Edition

It is nearly Christmas! A week today Leo will be putting a mince pie out for Santa and a carrot for Rudolf and going straight to sleep while Oli and I relax on the sofa…

2 years 4 months – Leo update

How am I writing another Leo update, no way has it been a month since I wrote the last one? Time really does fly by when you are busy being a mum. This past month…

A night at the adult panto

I went out last night. I don’t mean I popped to the shop to get some milk and bread for the morning. I mean I went out, out. Like, I actually bothered to put make…

Living with grief

I miss my Nan. Ever since she passed away in May, I haven’t stopped missing her. With Christmas approaching and what would have been her 91st birthday 5 days after that, Nan is very much…

Fed up Mummy needs some wine

This year for Christmas I have bought Leo lots of books to fill up his stocking. Amongst these books is the best selling Christmas counting book, Father Christmas needs a Wee. I had not planned to…

6 ways the kitten is just like the toddler

I love cats. I would go as far to say that I may be a crazy cat lady. If I see a cat in the street I have to give it a little stroke and…

Week 1 in the big boy bed

Leo has always been really good at going to bed. He has not always been good at going to sleep, but ever since he was about 12months he has been happy enough to go in…

My toddler bedroom wishlist

It has been just over 2 months since we left our little house in Swansea behind and moved to our new home in Hampshire. Although everything has been unpacked for weeks and the place is…

Book review: Dark Places

Remember Gone Girl? The book that everyone was reading a couple of years ago and it’s film adaptation that made us all realise Rosamund Pike is actually pretty awesome? Well, it turns out that was…

What makes a parent perfect?

This morning I read an article on BBC news titled The ‘perfect’ parent. The purpose of this article, from my understanding, is to reassure parents that there is no perfect parent and it discusses different…

Driving home for Christmas – road safety tips this winter

Last weekend my little family and I loaded the car up with Christmas presents and drove the 4 hour journey north to visit our parents in Mid Wales. Yes, I know it is still only…

Gingerbread muffins with rum buttercream

I love baking, I particularly love baking in the weeks leading up to Christmas and my all time favourite treat to bake is gingerbread, Leo has inherited my love for these biscuits bursting with spices…