Fun in the snow

Fun in the snow

I’ve had a bit of a disaster, my PC died on Thursday, it contains all of my digital photographs except for the last month. As we are rather skint at the moment there is no chance of repairing the PC or buying a new one any time soon.  This will… Continue reading »

Singing a song

Singing a song

There are some things that you probably take for granted with young children, singing a song is probably one of them.  With Monkey, most things take a bit longer than his peers, singing a song has definitely been one of them. So many things seem to have clicked in the… Continue reading »

Treasure uncovered

Treasure uncovered

I’m getting very sentimental today with my posts!  My Magic Moments post for this week, actually goes back to a discovery 9 years ago.  A bit of treasure uncovered!  When my parents decided to emigrate 9 years ago, my Dad agreed to tell me about his family.  He actually didn’t… Continue reading »

A bit of my Granny

A bit of my Granny

This week’s Magic Moment post is all about having a bit of my Granny.  I never met my Dad’s Mum, sadly she passed away a week before his 21st birthday, so my Mum never got to meet her either.  I’d never even seen a photo of her until my parents… Continue reading »

Flying through the air

I’m linking this post up with Magic Moments and Small Steps Amazing Achievements as my Monkey son has shown another step forward with his bravery levels this week.  Friday saw another leap as I saw Monkey flying through the air. Monkey loves swings, as do I.  I grew up with… Continue reading »

Taking me back in time

I’m linking this post to Magic Moments and What’s the Story? this week as it fits both (well in my opinion anyway!) Here’s the photo that got me thinking, remembering, smiling.  Taking me back in time … As you may remember from a couple of previous posts, I’m ever so… Continue reading »

#Magic Moments – a trip to the Library

A trip to the Library is my magic moment for this week. As you are well aware we love books in this house, and reading is something that has always been part of my life.  I cannot imagine a life without books and the joy they bring – knowledge, escapes,… Continue reading »

#Magic Moments – A Self Hosted Blog

Six months ago Monkey had chicken pox and I decided to get my ‘blog head’ on and get Over 40 and a Mum to One started. Then the plan was to talk about being an older Mum and how I coped with it all – never really got round to… Continue reading »

#Magic Moments – a sleeping Monkey

My Magic Moment for this week is a nightly moment, a moment I treasure and one I would love to capture in a photograph but I’m always to worried about disturbing the moment. Monkey is very good at going to bed, we brush his teeth, have a wash or bath… Continue reading »

#Magic Moments – when Bump became Monkey

As I’m always early for everything it never occurred to me that Monkey would not arrive by his due date at the very latest.  As soon as my due date came and went I should have known that he was going to take after his Dad in EVERY way! On… Continue reading »