The school has stolen my child

A bit melodramatic, I know.

Before The Boy started school my Mum recalled the day I started school. She said she felt bereft, like she was handing me over to the authorities and was no longer the only one responsible for me. She said that for the first time, she felt she had to share me. I didn’t quite get what she meant at the time.

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Chicco Quattro 4 in 1

As part of the Mumsnet Bloggers Network we have been given a Chicco Quattro 4 in 1 to review.

First impressions

The Quattro 4 in 1 needs to be put together first and the instructions were not very clear, they were just photo instructions and so I found them a bit difficult to follow, although it didn’t take longer than 15 minutes (I’m the impatient kind). Once it was constructed I loved the bright colours and simplicity of putting Baby Girl into it. Baby Girl obviously agrees as look how happy she is…

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Silent Sunday

Why do I Breastfeed?

Before I start, I would like to say that this is not a discussion about breastfeeding v formula feeding or a sermon on breastfeeding because this issue has caused so much controversy in recent years and I do not want to be adding to it!

This post is simply a reply to a friend who asked me why I am still breastfeeding Baby Girl. She isn’t a parent and therefore doesn’t know what it is like and was curious. It made me think about why I do and why I intend to do so for at least two years as the World Health Organisation recommends (Baby Girl permitting!) Continue reading

Baby Girl 6 months on

My beautiful princess is getting so big. I can’t keep up with how fast it has all flown by. When you are experiencing something so amazing as watching a child grow you can never imagine you will forget all those little moments of joy but sadly the memories fade quickly. This is one of the reasons I started blogging, to record those special moments and everyday moments that melt my heart. Continue reading

Come back sunshine

This past week has been lovely with the sunshine tempting us into that summer feeling and hopefully a taste of what is to come. Or not. Torrential rain today and plummeting temperatures are keeping us firmly in April but for a whole week it was great. Continue reading

Silent Sunday