Experiencing a Cub Camp weekend for the first time

Experiencing a Cub Camp weekend for the first time

My son isn’t the most adventurous of children, he’s not boisterous and he is often afraid to try new things.  He’s not slept away from home since he was very small, and he can’t remember that at all.  The whole idea of experiencing a Cub Camp weekend for the first time… Continue reading »

Going on a solo play date

Going on a solo play date

I won’t lie, I’m feeling a little queasy right now, but in a good way.  This afternoon something rather wonderful (hopefully) is going to happen.  Something that shows another step forward with Monkey’s confidence, a big step, for both of us.  Monkey is going on a solo play date, for the… Continue reading »

Confidence in Company

Confidence in Company

Every day seems to bring a new change in Monkey at the moment.  The last few months have really seen Monkey find his feet in all sorts of areas.  It’s been a joy to watch, and I’ve felt immensely proud of my little boy as he’s faced challenges and adapted… Continue reading »

Monkey’s growing confidence

Monkey's growing confidence

My son is never-ceasing to amaze me at the moment.  I’ve seen so many changes in him over the last few weeks, it’s been truly wonderful to witness Monkey’s growing confidence. I helped at out school for the first time a couple of weeks ago, I made bread with two groups… Continue reading »

I’m not ready for the tooth fairy

I'm not ready for the tooth fairy

There are so many milestones in a child’s life, a first smile, crawling, walking, talking, writing that first word.  All are priceless, something to be remembered and cherished, and as each milestone is met a new part of the journey begins.  I’ve always been quite thorough at recording every little… Continue reading »

A big step for a little boy

A big step for a little boy

So we’ve started our first full week in Year One, and last week was a bit of a rollercoaster for us all.  To be honest, I’ve felt all the stress of helping Monkey settle in to a new routine, has been firmly left with me.  I know it’s pretty much… Continue reading »