Wow, I can’t believe we are nearly in July already, June has been a whirlwind! As always I am joining in with the wonderful Stevie at A Cornish Mum Blog. She is running a linky based around listing 10 things of anything but I love her idea of listing 10 things that you have loved each month. It is a really nice way of looking back over the month and all the lovely things that have happened. So, here are my 10 things for June. 1. Being Brave – I went for a job interview at the beginning of June. I have been… View Post

I started writing my blog just after Little Man turned 2 so I haven’t really touched on Little Man the baby! I thought I would start with sharing 5 things I couldn’t have done without when I had a newborn. Here we go. Ewan the Sheep – We purchased a Ewan at the Baby Show before Little Man was born. I was skeptical I have to admit but we used it from the get go. It was perfect for getting Little Man off to sleep especially after a night feed. It even helped to get me back off to sleep… View Post

‘If you don’t hold Daddy’s hand you will be put in the corner Little Man’ we told our 2 and a half year old on a trip to the park. We are not strict parents, we like to take Little Man places where he has the opportunity to run free a bit. Not in a dramatic running happily through a field, picking daisies way but in my somewhat limited experience toddlers need to burn off their energy. They need to run and run and run otherwise at 9pm at night they will still be singing ‘Old MacDonald had a farm….and… View Post

Little Man & I were very excited to receive two new books in the post a couple of weeks ago. They are right up Little Man’s street; noisy books about emergency vehicles and dinosaurs!! They are Noisy Dinosaurs by Jonathan Litton and Emergency Rescue by Annette Rusling, they are both published by Little Tiger Press. Noisy Dinosaurs is a great interactive book. It has both touch and sound elements to it resulting in Little Man having a ball with it. Each page looks at a different dinosaur and allows the child to hear their roar! Little Man loved copying the different roars and… View Post

Before I had Little Man I would hear peoples birth stories and couldn’t wait to feel the instant love for my baby that so many spoke about. The overwhelming feeling of love for that little person that was yours. I couldn’t wait till I saw my little man for the first time and I would feel that too. Except I didn’t. As controversial as it sounds and as heartless as it sounds, I just didn’t get it. My little boy was shown to me over the screen hiding my open tummy after my emergency caesarean. He was then shown to… View Post