Speaking out and having a go

Speaking out and having a go

As the months roll on, I’ve shared so many of Monkey’s steps with you this last year.  He’s not the sort of child to ever want to take centre stage, any more than myself or his father were.  That’s ok. But he was extremely shy, extremely reserved, and it was… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 1

Project 366 2016 Week 1

I’m welcoming in 2016 with my third year with this project, and my first experiencing a leap year on the blog!  So here is my Project 366 2016 Week 1 with The Boy and Me. Friday 1st January – Day 1 We had no real plans as Daddy P would be… Continue reading »

Calling time on swimming lessons

Calling time on swimming lessons

This afternoon we should be having a quick dinner before rushing off to our local leisure centre armed with swimming trunks and a towel.  But we’re not.  Last week I made a decision, which to be frank, broke my heart a little bit. I called time on swimming lessons for… Continue reading »

Project 365 2015 Week 35-36

Project 365 2015 Week 36

I’ve been joining in with Project 365 since the start of 2014, and been inspired by The Boy and Me to make sure I take a Photo A Day, Every Day, For A Year! Project 365 2015 Week 35-36 Days 235-248. Sunday 23rd August – Day 235 After the nightmare that was… Continue reading »

Project 365 2015 Week 34

Project 365 2015 Week 34

I’ve been joining in with Project 365 since the start of 2014, and been inspired by The Boy and Me to make sure I take a Photo A Day, Every Day, For A Year! Project 365 2015 Week 34 Days 228-234. Sunday 16th August – Day 228 We went out for Sunday lunch… Continue reading »

Project 365 2015 Week 21

Project 365 2015 Week 21

I’ve been joining in with Project 365 since the start of 2014, and been inspired by The Boy and Me to make sure I take a Photo A Day, Every Day, For A Year! She needs to take a break from the linky to concentrate on family and work, so… Continue reading »

A family of swimmers #MagicMoments

A family of swimmers

If you’ve been reading the blog for a while and especially if you follow me on Facebook, you will know that Monkey and I are both learning to swim.  I’ve been overcoming my real fear of water since the Spring and was always adamant that Monkey would not share my… Continue reading »

Swimming and Ten Pin Bowling Success #SSAmazingAchievements

Project 365 Week 39 and 40

Yesterday was a very special day.  Firstly it was Monkey’s best friend G’s 5th birthday. Monkey couldn’t wait to get to school to wish his bestie Happy Birthday; it was lovely to see.  It was going to be a busy day for Monkey – full day at school, straight off… Continue reading »

Swimming success #MagicMoments

swimming success

I haven’t joined in with #MagicMoments over the summer, I just had to step back and enjoy my last summer with Monkey before he starts school on Wednesday.  But something happened on Friday night, something that for me is such a huge personal Magic Moment – swimming success. As regular… Continue reading »

Five weeks on – #GetGoodSummer

Five weeks on

So I’m now five weeks in to my #GetGoodSummer challenge. Aargh – not quite going to plan, but we have been busy. 1. Swimming a length I had a great lesson Friday before last.  Things came together really well and I was really looking forward to last Friday’s lesson.  Then the car… Continue reading »