Taking me back in time

Monkey was amusing himself in the kitchen whilst I was cooking dinner last night, with his blackboard and some chalks. When I turned round to check on him, it took me back to when I was a little girl.  My Granny bought me a lovely blackboard that stood on an… Continue reading »

#SnapHappyBritMums – Storytime

Book review – Cheeky Harry Loves …..

Monkey and I were very pleased to be offered a copy of ‘Cheeky Harry Loves ……’ by Laura Payne by Cheeky Harry and Friends recently to review.  This is a new company and ‘Cheeky Harry Loves ….’ is their first publication and aimed at the under 5’s. We opened our… Continue reading »

Have you discovered Barefoot Books? So glad I now have

Last week I went to my first BritMums meet up in Oxford. It was hosted by Barefoot Books in Summertown and was also my first visit to the shop.  As soon as I walked in I was in heaven.  The decor is so unusual and really vivid, and the book… Continue reading »

I love my Tuesdays

I love Tuesdays at the moment.  It’s a no pre-school day, so it’s the one day a week when we can have a leisurely breakfast and just enjoy some Monkey and me time.  It’s so much nicer when I’m not constantly fighting the clock to get out the door. This… 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 »