This week’s word of the week is: We’ve been spending quite a lot of time with various family members over the last week. My mum came down to stay for a few days and spend some time with the girls. Nanny is full of fun and can be quite silly… View Post

Cupcake case flower – a simple toddler craft

Cupcake case flower – a simple toddler craft

This week’s craft activity at our Tuesday morning mother and toddler group was making a cupcase cake flower. These are quick and easy to make and great for helping with fine motor skills. Jessica needed a little help with making these but enjoyed doing so.   You will need: Three… View Post

Children’s Heart Week Day 7: I am a …

Children’s Heart Week Day 7: I am a heart mummy

I am a heart mummy.   From the day I discovered that my little girl’s heart had not formed quite as it should have done, I became part of a community of wonderful, supportive people. A community that I would never have wished to have become part of. And yet… View Post

Word of the Week 16/05/14 – Milestones

Word of the Week 16/05/14 – Milestones

This week’s word of the week is:It’s been quite a significant week for my two girls. On Sunday, Sophie sat without being supported for the very first time during crèche at church. Whilst she still tends to loll to one side and fall over, she is managing to sit by… View Post

Children’s Heart Week Day 5: Feeding

Children’s Heart Week Day 5: Feeding

Feeding is something that can be a big cause of concern for parents of children with CHD. They often require more calories than heart-healthy children but can get quite tired and struggle to take in enough calories. Whilst Jessica was breastfed as a baby, she was not able to get… View Post