Little Man was teething his second tooth; his cheeks were red, his temperature was high and the dribble was everywhere! As he restlessly napped I headed to the shelf on my bookshelf which I had become maybe a little too familiar with and looked up the symptoms of teething for the 4th time that morning. Had I missed something? Was this actual teething or some terrible disease I had missed? Not sure I knew every single fact ever published about a teething 5 month old I grabbed the laptop and spent another half hour searching for any webpage that even… View Post

If you asked my family and friends to list my strengths I guarantee that baking will not be in that list. My Mom used to bake every Sunday when I lived at home, I used to love the smell of the house on a Sunday. She would make an apple pie to have after the roast that day and then a yummy cake for Dad & I to take in our lunchboxes to school and work in the week. I really wanted to be able to bake like my Mum but I’m afraid it hasn’t come naturally to me. Still,… View Post

I would like to share with you one of Little Man’s most favourite books at the moment. It is called ‘Driving my Tractor’, written by Jan Dobbins and illustrated by David Sim. The story follows a farmer driving his tractor around his farm and picking up lots of farm animals as he goes. Little Man loves to make the animal noises and responds really well to the illustrations. Not only do you get a fantastic story book but you also get a CD. On the CD is the story but the musical version! Little Man likes to have the CD… View Post

My husband G works away every week from Monday to Thursday evening. He has always done this and when we were a childless couple I used to love it! I mean who wouldn’t want the best of both worlds. I would have a couple of evenings out visiting friends and then one evening in in my pjs watching what I wanted to watch on Tv. Then Little Man came along and things changed. Suddenly the freedom of being able to go out in the evening was taken away and once the night feeding was finished and a long evening stretched… View Post