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exploring frozen puddles
Motherhood, Parenting, Play

Raising curious kids

Children are curious by nature, they ask a lot of questions, and rightly so; the world is a complex place for little ones (and adults) to comprehend, and it is…

toddler hooray
Motherhood

Enjoying the spring sunshine

I think it’s fair to say April is living up to its name with the showers. Today we even had a little flurry of large snowflakes! But putting that aside…

The demise of the nap - Rosalie
Motherhood

The demise of the nap

I used to love Rosalie’s nap time – she would reliably sleep for two or sometimes three hours, giving me plenty of time to do some housework, ‘real’ work or…

Being mummy
Motherhood

On being mummy and a role model

There’s no doubt about it, becoming a mummy is completely and utterly life-changing. Suddenly this helpless little person depends on you for everything, every minute of the day. I found…

happy baby
Motherhood, Parenting

Battlefield

I’m writing this whilst Rosalie naps, and whilst the house is peaceful and I’m looking through my photos, it’s hard to imagine that she can be anything other than angelic.…

mummy reading with R
Motherhood

Grab a book and climb aboard

Something wonderful has happened to Rosalie over the last few weeks. Something that makes my heart melt every time she does it. Lots of Rosalie’s books are stowed on the…