On biting and being ill

I started writing this last night but was so poorly I couldn’t finish it. I have spent the past 36 hours feeling fluey – shivering,…

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Mum guilt strikes

This past week I’ve had mum guilt for having time away from Miss Belle twice. It’s been my birthday, so for my present my husband…

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First time baby sitting

Today saw my first baby sitting duties for a friend with two children. And they all survived! Hurrah! I was really pleased to be able…

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Celebrating a good day

Some days are just truly awesome. I feel like celebrating when I’ve had a good day. Sometimes it seems there’s so much online about parenting being…

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Daddy, Daddy, Daddy!

I think my daughter is trying to tell me something. It starts first thing in the morning when the first thing she says to me…

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Finding that content feeling

This weekend has been full of quite, simple moments, sunshine and plenty of delicious food. I have learnt what being content feels like. Just another…

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My first solo parenting beach trip

This week the weather has been amazing, so we decided to take advantage and head to the beach. On our own. Easy, you might think.…

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Far away friends visiting Norfolk

This week we’ve had friends from Canana visiting Norfolk. It’s been a lovely few days. I last saw Kim and Mike over four years ago…

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Milestones – love them or hate them?

Before I became a mum I never even knew that ‘baby milestones’ cards existed. Don’t get me wrong, I was thrilled when we received some…

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The big decision to be a stay …

I recently made a big decision. I went back to work after 13 months maternity leave in January. I loved maternity leave. Not every minute…

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