Oh, my darling boy. I cannot believe that you are 4 already. It feels like only yesterday that we were dropping the Bear off at Grandma and Grandads house on the way to the hospital. You took a while to arrive after a complicated birth, but once you made your way into my arms you completed our little family.
To the one that made me a mummy. Five. Wow. I honestly have no idea where the time has gone. It’s such a cliché but the days really are long and the years short as we already find ourselves at 5 years old. This feels like such a milestone age where things are changing. You are leaving behind the preschool years and turning into a wonderful little girl. There is no doubt that you are ready, but some days it… Keep Reading
Oh, my beautiful baby Bear. Where do I start? I am sitting here writing this instead of turning up the hem on your trousers. No matter how much we looked we couldn’t find a pair that would fit. That fact alone has my heart aching for your first day at school tomorrow. You still feel so small. While my social media fills with parents who are getting ready to send their children into reception, we are lucky in that the… Keep Reading
And just like that it is the end of the school year. Last September I handed over to you one of the most precious things in my life. My first-born child. She was ready but I wasn’t. I worried who would be there to hold her hand when she was afraid. Who would give her a cuddle if she was sad? Who would recognise the signs that she was struggling and try and help? Who would soothe her temper and… Keep Reading
Dear Henry Three years ago today you came along and completed our little family. Arriving in a rather dramatic way, I was not prepared for how much I would love you. It’s true what they say. As a mother your capacity to love only grows with each child and you my darling boy, are a very easy child to love. Full of smiles and generous with your cuddles, you are a ray of sunshine, even on the cloudiest of days…. Keep Reading