The Millennium Library, housed inside The Forum in Norwich, has a fantastic children’s area, which we visit almost every week. Not only are there books galore but also dressing up areas, puppets to play with, baby toys and comfy seats to sit and read together (plus various events). As it's in its own enclosed area, … Continue reading Time For You – Borrowing Books From The Library.
When my friend Emma first asked me if I fancied a (free) night away at a posh hotel in London my immediate thought was...sleep! I then told myself off. It's London, for goodness sake, sleep should be the last thing on my mind. In my defence, I haven't had an uninterrupted night since Freya was … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – Featuring London.
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).
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).