Month of 1sts

Month of Firsts – September 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. This month there really is no other place to start. In the Read on…

Month of 1sts

Month of Firsts – August 2017

Here we go again, time to round-up the 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 here are your firsts for August: Rode your big boys bike without Read on…

Starting School, Early School, Reception, School

Starting School – Top 3 Tips For Parents

It’s that time of year again and everyone will be handing out advice to parents whose kids are just starting school for the first time. If you are reading this then I will assume you fall in to that category. There is so much information available so I will keep this brief.  My top 3 tips for parents whose kids are starting school for the first time are: Be on time Be prepared Be organised There, sounds easy enough doesn’t it. You could stop reading right now if that is Read on…

Month of 1sts

Month of Firsts – July 2017

Here we go again, time to round-up the 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.  Thankfully there have been none of the latter this month – that I can Read on…

Month of 1sts

Month of Firsts – June 2017

Here we go again, time to round up the 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.  There is a bit of a mix this month, so Harry here is Read on…

Thank You Teacher – 7 Reasons To Be Grateful

Harry has just finished his first year in Nursery Class.  On the last day of term I sent him in with a card and a box of chocolates for Teacher.  But I feel a £2 box of Dairy Milk and a piece of paper doesn’t really convey all the things I was grateful for over the last school year.   So this is my heartfelt official thanks and here are the 7 reasons why: Thank you for putting up with him taking everything (and I mean everything) off when he Read on…

Top 10 Wake-up calls, Morning Mummy

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 said with innocence but it doesn’t make it any less embarrassing.  There have been so many embarrassing moments that they have just become common place.  Unfortunately my child doesn’t come with a volume control switch.  When he wants to draw my attention to something he usually points at it or – even worse – he runs over to it.  Over the last few months his observations have gone up a level as has my Read on…