15 things to prepare yourself for when spending a night on the children’s ward

I am sure every single one of you will agree, there is nothing worse than seeing your child sick and in pain. It is a horrible thing to endure and goes against everything us parents…

The house that was our home

Last month I took a break from my blog to focus all my time and energy on moving house. Well not only moving house but on completely relocating across the boarder and moving down to…

Time for a blog break

As you all probably know by now, me and my family are moving to Southampton at the end of this month and there is SO MUCH TO DO! I find it quite amazing how much…

My monthly bucket list – September

It is official (ish), summer is over. Leo and I went for a walk today and there were already orange, crunchy leaves on the ground. August has been a bit of a confused month in…

Film review: Trainwreck

Last night my amazing Nan looked after Leo so Oli and I could go out for the evening. When faced with a whole evening to ourselves, my husband and I are not ones to head…

How many toys is too many toys?

There was an evening not too long ago where I stood in my kitchen and cried. When my confused husband asked what was wrong, I told him I was upset because Leo didn’t have many…

A week of smiles #8

This week will forever go down in the Reynolds family history books as one of those weeks where everything changed. On Monday Oli accepted a job in Southampton and next month will be leaving Swansea,…

15 reasons why Julia Donaldson is awesome

‘A mouse took a stroll through the deep, dark wood…’ I will give you three guesses as to what book this opening line is from. I am betting all parents out there will only need…

Big news..

For a couple of weeks now I have been hinting that change is on the horizon for my little family and I am now able to shout our news from the rooftops (or virtually announce…

Planning a minion birthday party

Leo is 2! My baby boy is growing so fast, before I know it he will be kitted out in a cute little uniform and be starting school. Let’s not talk about that now though…

A week of smiles #7

I am a day late this week, oops! Last week was crazy busy and it was Leo’s second birthday on Saturday. We had an amazing day and Leo loved his minion themed birthday party (I…

Tomorrow you are two

To my beautiful boy,I can’t believe it but yet it is true.Tomorrow is your birthday,Tomorrow you are two. Two years ago we were yet to meet,You were still a baby in my tummy,I was as…

A trip to our favourite place

Ahh Swansea, how I love thee. It may not be the prettiest of cities and it may desperately be in need of a massive cash injection but this city is surrounded by some of the…

A week of smiles #6

I have had such a busy week! Sometimes life as a stay at home mum, miles away from family and close friends can be really horrible and lonely. This week has been the complete opposite,…

Tales from the potty: Chapter 2

Spotting the signs. It has been a few weeks since my last tales from the potty post and things are progressing, slowly. Leo is continuing to get to grips with all his toilet vocabulary but…