This week’s word of the week has to be: My big girl started preschool for the first time this week which was a very emotional moment for me – having been at home with me all the time to now being at preschool two mornings a week. She was so… View Post

The Liebster Award for new bloggers

The Liebster Award for new bloggers

Thank you to MummyBexM who has nominated me for this and has given me the following 11 questions to answer. 1. When and why did you start blogging? I’ve probably blogged in one form or another for about 10 years. My first blog was just a space for me to… View Post

To Jessica on her first day at preschool

To Jessica on her first day at preschool

To my darling little Jessica Today was a big day for you – a little step into the world of independence as you went to preschool for the very first time. You looked so very grown-up in your preschool jumper. Surely it was only yesterday that you were a teeny… View Post

Making a snowman using soap

Making a snowman using soap

One of the tags for #SnapHappyBritMums this month was frost/ice/snow. With no sign of any of these, it inspired me to have some messy play time with Jessica and make some ‘snow’ out of soap so that she could build a snowman.     I heated a bar of soap… View Post

Imaginative play with a village of toys

Imaginative play with a village of toys

Most of Jessica and Sophie’s Christmas toys this year were sets that encouraged imaginative play – farms, animals, a toy garage and cars, houses and people. Add a double-sided rug with a road layout on one side and a farm layout on the other and it was perfect for creating… View Post

From the mouths of babes #1

From the mouths of babes #1

From the mouths of babes is a weekly linky which invites you to share a post about something your children have said. Perhaps they have just started babbling for the first time, or said their first definite word. It could be something cute, or funny, or incredibly embarrassing – whatever… View Post