There was one in the bed

There was one in the bed

I really hope that I’m not tempting fate by writing this post now.  I really hope that Monkey doesn’t have some six sense and put the kibosh on this new arrangement.  Keep those fingers crossed as there was one in the bed again here.  In fact, there’s been one in… Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 2

Project 365 2017 Week 2

Project 365 2017 Week 2 Day 8-14 – the week of uninspiring photos I’m afraid as illness took over. Sunday 8th January  – Day 8 This little chap has been such a rascal today.  He’s tried my patience at times but then you get the cutest smile and all is forgiven.  I’m trying… Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 1

Project 365 2017 Week 1

Project 365 2017 Week 1 Day 1-7 and here we go again – year 4 no less! Sunday 1st January  – Day 1 We don’t normally take the tree and decorations down until later in the week, but everyone apart from Brewster was ready for a new start.  He really wasn’t best… Continue reading »

Spending time with a 7 year old

Spending time with a 7 year old

I’ve never understood people who moan about spending time with their kids in the school holidays.  Maybe it’s because I only have one child to entertain, and the luxury of flexible working from home.  I don’t know.  But I do know that I’ve always treasured every school break we’ve had… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 51-52

Project 366 2016 Week 52

Project 366 2016 Week 51-52 Day 353-366 – It’s Christmas so someone had to be ill! Sunday 18th December  – Day 353 After a bad night and morning Monkey seemed brighter this afternoon so we decided to head to Stoke Wood for a little walk.  Monkey happily collected leaves and seemed… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 49-50

Project 366 2016 Week 49-50

Project 366 2016 Week 49-50 Day 339 – 352 – Christmas Lights, a 7th Birthday, a number of encounters with Father Christmas and the end of term. Sunday 4th December  – Day 339 We spent the day with my oldest friend and her family down in Wiltshire.  She’s also Monkey’s godmother.  After… Continue reading »

Letter to a 7 year old

Letter to a 7 year old

Well today is the day, time to write a letter to a 7-year-old!  Happy Birthday Monkey, how on earth can you be 7??? You have grown in so many ways this last year, seeing you as a 6 year old has been awesome and you have amazed and surprised me on so… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 48

Project 366 2016 Week 48

Project 366 2016 Week 48 Day 332 – 338 From a castle to meeting Santa with Beavers, it’s one week nearer to Monkey turning 7! Sunday 27th November – Day 332 We spent the day at Warwick Castle, the weather was kind and Monkey loved every moment.  He was clearly deep in… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 47

Project 366 2016 Week 47

Project 366 2016 Week 47 Day 325 – 331 from swallowed teeth to a flat tyre ruining our plans for today. Sunday 20th November – Day 325 I met up in Oxford for a catch up with Emma from Bubba Blue and Me and Kate from Dark Tea.  We had a lovely… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 46

Project 366 2016 Week 46

Project 366 2016 Week 46 Day 318-324 – swimming, tooth number 4 coming out and an Achiever of the Week award, throw in Monkey joining in with Children in Need at school. It’s been a cracker. Sunday 13th November – Day 318 Having drunk a fair few prosecco cocktails last night I… Continue reading »