Black & White Photography Project Week 12

Black & White Photography Project Week 12

This week’s black and white photo was taken at the coffee morning I held at our church this weekend to fundraise for Little Hearts Matter.  During October, members are being asked to make handmade hearts in aid of the charity and although it is not quite October yet, I thought… View Post

Mealtimes with small children

Mealtimes with small children

Mealtimes with little ones can certainly be a challenge! Here are ten rules that definitely seem to apply: 1. Only 10% of what your child is offered (with the exception of cake or chocolate) is likely to actually make it into their mouth. 2. Whatever is on Mummy’s plate is… View Post

Blackberry picking

Blackberry picking

One of the things on our autumn activities list was to go blackberry picking. As it was a little late in the season for blackberries, we went to a local farm where we could pick raspberries instead – although as it turned out, they had plenty of blackberries still left… View Post

Friday Fabulous Five #4

Friday Fabulous Five #4

It’s Friday again and time for me to share five of my favourite posts that I’ve read this week. This week’s Friday Fabulous Five are:   Katie at Pouting in Heels shares some fabulous advice for those tough moments of parenthood: http://www.poutinginheels.com/friday-five-how-to-cope-when-motherhood-feels-like-a-challenge/ A wonderful poem from Muddled Manuscript illustrating how… View Post

Word of the Week – Heating

Word of the Week – Heating

With the mornings starting to become quite chilly, we have now started to put on the: I know it seems very early to be starting to put the heating back on, but Jessica’s heart condition means that she gets cold very easily and will go quite blue when she is… View Post

Words and music – the toddler versions

Words and music – the toddler versions

“I hear sum-der, I hear sum-der Hark don’t you, hark don’t you? Pretty pretty raindrops, pretty pretty raindrops I’m wet through, so wet through”  My daughter Jessica’s version of “I hear thunder” was top of the toddler charts for much for the summer despite mostly having good weather.  She wasn’t… View Post