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.
“I'll always be able to count on you, won't I mummy?” Freya asked. We were sat at the dining table where she was drawing before dinner. “Of course. Always.” I answered, gently rubbing her back. She looked up from her work and smiled sweetly. What a lovely mother/daughter moment. “Not when you’re dead,” she added. … Continue reading Talking About Death With A Four-Year-Old.
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).