Straight after breakfast this morning we cranked up the heating and whipped off the nappy. Potty training attempt 1 here we go.... Day 1 went really well. Charlie can hold his wee I'll give him that!! I took off his nappy at 9am and he did his first wee at 12:40! And it was on… Continue reading POTTY TRAINING DAY 1
DOWN TO OUR LAST 5p It's been in the news recently about rising inflation and the increasing cost of living. In order to control our finances we have been setting ourselves a weekly budget - setting a figure which covers food, petrol & outings to playgroup etc. We withdraw that figure in cash for the… Continue reading Down To Our Last 5p | How We Budget
Last week I did a few things I have never done in my life- 1. Travelled to London on the train by myself 2. Walked the streets of london alone 3. Stayed in a hotel by myself 4. Starred in a video that will be one of 4 to air in October for the Let's… Continue reading MUMMY GOES TO LONDON 🇬🇧
27th July 2017 Yesterday was a rare day spent at home, usually we are up and out not long after breakfast but we do have the odd day with nothing planned except pottering around and seeing where the day takes us. It was a rainy day so that put a stop to any plans of… Continue reading Dear Charlie | When Will Peppa’s Parents Tell Her To Shut The **** Up?
18th July 2017 Just back from our first family holiday in almost 2 years, and I am feeling somewhat re-motivated and refreshed (if not somewhat exhausted - you have your second to last molar coming through and its effecting your sleep). Along with the 'just back from holiday' feeling, I recently read the following extract… Continue reading Dear Charlie | This Is For You
Friday 26th May 2017 The day started in the usual way, Mummy came in to your room at 7:15am to be greeted by you bouncing up and down in your cot, you then proceeded to throw your dummy across the room - the definitive signal that you are ready to get out of bed and… Continue reading Dear Charlie | Toddler Adventures 1.0
Where has the time gone, it seems like only yesterday we arrived home with our little bundle of joy, faced with the task of figuring out how he worked. In just 30 days my "baby" will be TWO! Unfortunately Daddy has to work on his actual birthday but we plan on making up for it… Continue reading Charlie’s almost TWO! | Feeling Broody
" Gratitude is a thankful appreciation for what an individual receives, whether tangible or intangible. With gratitude, people acknowledge the goodness in their lives." Today I want to talk about gratitude and how it can make you a more positive and happier individual. This is not just my opinion, there have been numerous studies on the… Continue reading CUP OF JO #3 Gratitude
Remember those resolutions you set yourself just a mere 4 weeks ago? Did you start the year strong? Did you take action to work towards your goals? Did you make the changes that you told yourself that you would? If yes then well done and keep it up! If you answered "no" then why… Continue reading What A Start To 2017 | Last Day Of January | A Tight Budget
For the first time in months I have logged on to WordPress. I created the blog in January this year, it was on my list of "resolutions" and I was proud to put a big "tick" next to it. But does it really qualify as completing a resolution if you don't stick to it? There… Continue reading Reviving my blog | Why did I stop?