A summer swim


My Darling Hunter, With the temperature rising daily we had no choice but to get into the water this weekend. Usually that means the sprinkler for you and the pool for us. Although you like standing on the first step you are not a fan of the pool, mainly because of the creepy … “No…

1st day of play school


My Darling Hunter, Today is big day for you, your very first day at school. We found a cute little school for you waking distance from our new house, just for 3 days a week, with children your age. We had been preparing you for it, but didn’t think you had any idea of what…

Merry 1st Christmas


My Darling Hunter, What an amazing way to celebrate your 1st “real” Christmas. The weather was beautiful warm and sunny, and our house was brimming with family and presents. We started the day with a pancake and bacon breakfast followed by some digging in the garden and playing soccer with Grandpa. By the time Christmas…

Your very 1st Birthday EVER!


HAPPY BIRTHDAY MY LITTLE LION CUB! I have been planning this party almost from the day you were born my little Lion cub. Mainly because I am one of those crazy Mom’s that wanted to do everything myself just like my Mom did for me, so I actually needed the whole year to prepare for this point! I…

IF…


– A dedication from Granny D IF you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don’t…

Birthday Build up


The count down to the big day has begun, and I am in full party mode. Invites have been sent out and most have already responded that they are coming! I just love organised people it makes throwing a party so much easier when people respect the fact that you need time to cater and…

Our Little Picaso


In keeping with your learning streak you managed to add yet another skill to your belt this week. Grandpa had come to visit, and when he bent over to pick you up a pen fell out of his pocket. As you admired this new toy we discussed whether you would be able to draw or if…

Up and at em


There are always periods in motherhood when things slow down, and you start wondering if you are missing milestones or if you are just taking your time getting to the big things. I have learned that when I have moments like that its the calm before the storm. Lately you have been pulling out all…

Not Le Clos just yet…


So today was your very 1st swimming lesson. Mom and Dad were so excited we have been talking about this for months, and Granny D has sent a Buzz Lightyear/Toy Story costume all the way from Scotland just for this event. We got to the pools early so you could settle in and we could…