My Week In Pictures // Week 1

Welcome to my new weekly series – My Week In Pictures.  This collection of posts is designed to help me focus on what matters in my life and to take the time to capture – in photos – the happy stuff in my week.  It is often too easy to get dragged in to the complexities of life and lose sight of what is important.  So this series will – hopefully – help me combine my three favourite things in my life: my family, my love of photography and blogging. Read on…

sleep; nighttime; relax

Morning Mummy – My Top 10 Wake-Up Calls

I no longer need an alarm clock to wake me up.  In fact I haven’t needed one for the last 4 years.  You see Harry is the most effective alarm clock I’ve ever had because he wakes at the same time EVERY DAY, his voice has no volume control and his “snooze” button doesn’t work.  I also never know what to expect out of his mouth as he greets me in the morning.  Some of the things I have woken up to have made me question whether someone gave me Read on…

Month of Firsts – April 2017

Here we are again, time to round up all of your “firsts” for another month.  I started this series of posts because I have a type of epilepsy that affects my short term memory.  Quite simply if I don’t write it down I forget it.  I don’t want to forget the moments that have brought a smile to my face, those that pulled at my heart strings and even those that left me wanting to rip my hair out in frustration.  So, Harry this is what – I can remember – you got up to in April. Read on…

Minion

He Said What – Part 2

One of the things about young children is that they say what they see.  It is all said with innocence and not ignorance – “out of the mouths of babes” and all that – but that doesn’t mean there haven’t been times when I want the floor to come up and eat me.  Unfortunately my child doesn’t come with a volume control switch and when he wants to draw my attention to something he usually points at it or – even worse – he runs over to stand right next to Read on…