I'd like to draw your attention to my amazing nieces and nephew's -AKA the Fab Five!- who, with the help of my family, are planning an awesome adventure in August 2018! Erin age 13, Sofia and Mark aged 10, Keyaan 9 and Maxwell 4, are climbing Snowden to raise money for the charity The Cystic… Continue reading The Fab Five Climb Snowden for #cftrustuk
The day has finally arrived, Joseph's last day at nursery school. We have the six weeks summer holiday and then my little baby boy is going to "big boy" school. I didn't know how I was going to feel on this day. Although in general Joseph has enjoyed his time at nursery we've had our… Continue reading Joseph Graduates Nursery
Hi everyone, just wanted to share with you some photos of Joe's 4th birthday celebrations last weekend! Joe decided that he wanted a sleepover with his cousins for his birthday instead of a big party, so we squeezed 10 of us in our two bedroom house over night and had Nanny and Grandad over too… Continue reading Joseph’s 4th Birthday!
Blue sky. My little boy. Sweeping up leaves with his trusty wooden toy broom, lost in a three year old's busy work. All its meaning in the process. The journey. He's learning how to be big and grown up, where nothing is about the journey any more. We are swept up with the idea of… Continue reading Repeat
It's 17:49 on the last day of my media deprivation challenge. I have until 6 pm when the challenge is finished and I can plug back in, so to speak. (you can read the first part of this media deprivation diary here or find out more about #theartistsway here) The thing I've missed the most is definitely… Continue reading Media/Reading deprivation last entry #theartistsway
Autumn begins on the 22nd September officially, but at our house, despite soaring temperatures, the first of September was when the Autumn fun began. Autumn is my favourite season, I love the colours, the food, the clothes, all of it. We have been doing lots of Autumnal activities as a family and I have been… Continue reading Autumn fun!
Recently I have started listening to Podcasts, particularly when I go out for a walk in the evening to try and get a few more steps in on my Fitbit! One of my favourites has been Bringing Up Betty- a Podcast about special needs parenting, it's front woman is a lady called Sarah who has… Continue reading Making mealtimes easier
2016 so far has not been the best year for us, although we have had some great moments and our two week Easter holiday was fantastic, health wise 2016 has been and is continuing to be a challenge. Recently we have had to face a number of challenges, Joseph has been in and out of… Continue reading Update: Cystic Fibrosis, sunshine and nursery
Rob, Joe and I have had a brilliant 2 weeks this Easter holiday. We previously have had a rough few months and decided to make the most of everyday that we were all well and the sun was shining! Here are some photos of what we have been up to this holiday! We've done more… Continue reading Easter holidays
My favourite cake in the whole world is coffee and walnut cake, I used to love it when my Mom made them for Sunday buffets or birthdays, usually in a Victoria sandwich style with coffee butter cream frosting. Yum scrum! We had some walnuts in from another recipe and the idea of making one of… Continue reading Coffee and walnut Bundt cake