24 things you might not know about me

On May 15th, I turned 24 years of age. I had a lovely day and I will tell you all about it very soon. For now though, I thought I would share a bit more…

Family trip to the cinema

Being masssive film lovers ourselves, Oli and I have been desperate to take Leo to the cinema since he was about 1. Although he could easily watch TV for hours at home, I just kept…

Why my toddler loves the library

Me and Oli have been reading to Leo ever since he was tiny. As soon as he started crawling Leo would push books along the floor to us and squeal until we read them. I…

What parents think during a tantrum

Over the last couple weeks Leo has started to throw the worst tantrums ever, think I may have mentioned it here once or twice! Whoever coined the term ‘terrible 2’s’ is a massive liar liar…

When someone special becomes an angel

The past week or so has been awful. There’s no other word I can use…it has been awful. My lovely, caring, wonderful,  beautiful, amazing nan passed away. On Saturday, after a 3 week stay in…

My first month as a Mummy blogger

It has been just over a month since I started this blog and I thought I would take the time on this quiet Sunday to reflect on my blogging experience so far. What I love…

7 things only toddlers can get away with

All parents will agree, there is no creature more adorable on this earth than your own child. However, it’s not all sleepy cuddles and gorgeous smiles, toddlers can be pretty gross as well..not to mention…

The weekend at home

I have been missing my parents and family a lot recently so it was nice to go home for the weekend.  It’s funny how I still call my parents house home even though I haven’t…

A bit about me: Liebster Award

Thank you for my Liebster Award nomination   Mummy Don’t  Say That (can’t find your name on your blog!). What a lovely community the parent blogosphere is, I am really enjoying getting to know lots…

Timehop: A love hate relationship

Ahh TimeHop,  the mobile application that took throwback Thursday to the extreme. The app that goes searching through our social media past only to return with gifts in the form of long lost memories and…

Making the most of fun in the sun

Summer seems to have come early this year and Leo and I are taking full advantage. Finding ways to keep your toddler entertained in the house all day can be challenging but stress no more…

Why won’t my toddler eat? – living with a fussy eater

Does anyone else miss the early days of weaning? Where you could just blend healthy food up and your baby would just eat it off a spoon? I definitely miss that. At the time it…

The best things in life are free

I know it is a cliché and many would say it’s not true…but since having Leo I am really starting to believe that the best things in life really are free. There are many days…

How singing and signing helped my todder learn to talk

Leo has just turned 20months (how?!!) and we have arrived at the ‘ sponge brain ‘ stage. You know what I mean, your toddler is starting to say more and more words and is copying…

Raising a child without a village – why bringing up a baby away from family is SO hard

Anyone who has a baby will know how important it is to have lots of friends and family around you to help out and support you as you adjust to becoming a new parent. Me…