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toddler

#MySundayPhoto – Biker chick

Taylor is now obsessed with the balance bike she had for her second birthday. Initially I was dreading taking it on our daily dog walks, as I thought it would make us even slower than usual. However, this week…

second child

Second child fears I probably shouldn’t admit to

Life is pretty great right now. I feel as a family of three we are in such a good place. At almost two and a half years old, I’m enjoying my time with Taylor more than I ever have…

#MySundayPhoto – dress up

Since Christmas and her second birthday, Taylor has been such a gem at home. Tantrums are few and far between these days (as long as she gets what she wants!) and the majority of my days at home with…

#MySundayPhoto – bribery at the park

Friday’s crisp sunny day made a welcome break from the grey skies in the West Midlands this week. We headed to our local park to walk Max and have some fun in the play area. I find it’s always…

The pros and cons of having a family dog

The pros and cons of having a family dog

When we first brought our puppy cocker spaniel home in 2012, he was eight weeks old. We named him Max and we were so excited to have a new addition to our home, which was then only occupied by…

A letter to my daughter for her second birthday

I can’t believe that it’s a year ago since we celebrated your first birthday, and now you’re turning two! It’s been such a significant year of development for you and I really could go on forever detailing all of…

Magical Christmas at Thomas Land

#MySundayPhoto – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

#MySundayPhoto this week is from our trip to Drayton’s Magical Christmas as Thomas Land last weekend. It was our first ‘Christmas event’ of the year and it was lovely to be surrounded by fairy lights, festive decorations and Christmas…

22 month toddler development

Your 22 month update – a little late!

Sorry, I’m a little late again. You’ll probably hear that a few times in your lifetime – hopefully you’ll take after your dad and be meticulous about being on time. Unfortunately it’s not one of your mum’s strong points…I…

#MySundayPhoto – Toddlerhood

It’s true what they say, you never realise how much love you have to give until you have a child. This one tests me at the best of times, but her smile and her giggle can also cheer me…

sod the housework, let's play today

Sod the ‘To Do’ list…let’s play today

Recently I seem to have become very aware of how much I’m rushing around the house trying to ‘get my shit together’ whilst Taylor entertains herself. I’m aware of how many times I flee during the middle of a…