A knot in my stomach I just can’t shift

It felt like a matter of days ago I was writing our A-Z of summer fun and gearing up for the holidays now I am sat here with back to school looming and a knot in my stomach about it. Last year Maisy started school and I was cool as a cucumber, she had been in the nursery at the school in the year previously so I was used to taking her in everyday, she had her friends already, knew her teacher and the routine of the day at school. Bella doesn’t, I kept her at another nursery which is completely…

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Being a single parent..

I am a single parent to my three beautiful daughters.  It’s not something I bang on about, I have never been one to over share – ironic being as I am a blogger who shares a lot of her life with the internet but I choose what I put out there, I have control of what I write. I have been asked recently by a few people ‘why don’t you write about your experience’s as a single parent?’ It has made me think why don’t I? Is it the fear of being judged thats holding me back? This is me; I am…

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Recent reads..

As a family we all love to read. I love reading myself although a lot of is seems to be online now reading an actual book is like a big treat! The girls love me reading to them at bedtimes or any times when they like to whined down a little. As Maisy and Bella are getting older more and more they are the ones who like to do the reading, Maisy’s getting really good at reading now and Bella is picking up letters and words from her big sister. I love seeing them sounding out words together, I kind…

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A day in London – London Aquarium

Last Thursday I took the plunge, I took all three of my little ladies up to London, in the summer holidays. Am I mad taking 3 children aged 5 and under into the busiest city in the country? Yes probably but I am not one to ever miss out so off we went. The train was so busy even at off peak times but we managed to get some seats, the girls each had a magazine which kept them happy for the duration of the journey. We has a couple of things to do in London, I was attending an…

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Celebrating Grandparents Day

We all know about mothers’s day, we all celebrate father’s day – but what about grandparents day? It seems when we have are own children the importance turns to us being the parents and less and less so on those who have been there for us – our grandparents. Of corse if they are anything like mine they really aren’t ones to make a big fuss but it’s nice to give something back and show them are appreciation on their own specific day – grandparents day! We sadly lost my Grandad last year and I was gutted to think I…

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