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The toddler years

#MySundayPhoto – Lazy sick days

We’ve had two poorly children this week and have been battling high temperatures, coughs and colds. Taylor got sent home ill from preschool on Tuesday, and Harry has been keeping us up most nights needing cuddles. This photo was…

To Taylor – On turning three and growing up

I can’t believe I’m only writing this post now, when you actually turned three over a month ago. I wasn’t going to write it at all – partly because I completely ran out of time (how inconsiderate of me…

peach and gold girls bedroom

A new peach and gold bedroom for our threenager

When we moved into our forever home last June, one of the first things I wanted to do was tackle the kids’ rooms and create a space that they can call their own. We decorated them back in July…

#MySundayPhoto – Birthday girl

Our daughter, Taylor turns three tomorrow and we celebrated with a party at home for her today with friends and family. She had such a brilliant time and got spoilt rotten! We had old-school party games, face painting and…

Snow days, slow days

I couldn’t let this week pass without recording Taylor’s first encounter with snow. This has been the year that she became obsessed with Disney’s Frozen, and we’ve had renditions of “Do you want to build a snowman?” sounding throughout…

#MySundayPhoto – Fun at the fairground

We started to get into the (dare I say it?) Christmas spirit this weekend with a trip to Drayton Manor’s Magical Christmas. As well as enjoying the rides in Thomas Land and meeting Father Christmas, we also had a…

#MySundayPhoto – Multitasking

So, I’ve finally figured out how to leave the house before midday! Not only is our baby fed, but our toddler is kept occupied leaving me to pack the endless number of things we’ll require for our hour out…#winning.…

personalised lunch box

Making school lunch more fun

Trying to think of new ideas and ingredients to make a packed lunch more fun is a constant challenge of mine. Not least because Taylor’s lunch is usually thrown together in a hurry on the morning before we rush…

#MySundayPhoto – Making friends

Last week we visited our local farm park. It’s free during term time, so is the perfect trip out when Taylor starts climbing the walls. Her speech has come on so much over the last six months and animals…