My Sunday Photo – December 3rd, 2017.

Whenever Freya asks to paint I know it won't take long before the paper is cast aside and she starts decorating herself (luckily they are non-toxic). I couldn't resist playing with the bright light on this particular day. November was all about the words (as I was taking part in National Novel Writing Month) but … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – December 3rd, 2017.

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Reasons My Four-Year-Old Woke Last Night (Plus Tips For Coping With Sleep Deprivation).

The mind of a four-year-old seems to be a miraculous, if slightly terrifying, thing. Since starting school in September, Freya has amazed me with how much she has learnt. She’s like a little sponge soaking it all up. The trouble is, at night she seems to be squeezing that sponge to get the excess out. … Continue reading Reasons My Four-Year-Old Woke Last Night (Plus Tips For Coping With Sleep Deprivation).

Easy To Make Mini Top Hat Halloween Fascinators #BostikBlogger

As I’ve mentioned before, Freya LOVES Halloween and I will admit that if I see a spooky costume in a charity shop - at any point in the year - I always buy it for her, even if it’s too big (she’ll grow). The problem is that every hat/head adornment we’ve come across has always … Continue reading Easy To Make Mini Top Hat Halloween Fascinators #BostikBlogger

What I realised about Freya starting school (it’s not you, it’s me).

I longed for this day. During that first year when, on top of the huge changes that motherhood brings, the reflux, intolerances and sheer exhaustion of never sleeping in more than 10 minute snatches brought me to my knees, I thought 'One day I will get me back, when she goes to school.' What I … Continue reading What I realised about Freya starting school (it’s not you, it’s me).