Tag Archives: growing up


I was walking back from pre-school one day last week with Monkey.  The sun was actually out, we were holding hands and having a lovely little conversation about our shadows. I suddenly realised just how tall my little man has … Continue reading

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Big! – a book review

We were lucky enough to win a copy of Big by Tim Hopgood thanks to a Tidy Books competition, and we’ve enjoyed it so much I thought I’d share my thoughts. Big! is a lovely story of a little boy anxious … Continue reading

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Magic Moments – meeting Monkey’s buddies and watching them grow up

Like lots of expectant parents we joined NCT ante-natal classes.  I joined more to meet local soon to be Mum’s really, I worked away from where we lived and had no friends here at the time. After the classes we … Continue reading

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Just another manic Monday …….

It would be fair to say that we cram a lot into a day, I keep meaning to slow down a bit but never seem to quite manage it. Life in the old dog yet you know! Today has been … Continue reading

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Look who’s talking

Sometimes I just have to sit back and listen to Monkey chatting away to his toys and marvel at it. When he had his 2 year check the Health Visitor commented on his lack of speech.  I wasn’t really that … Continue reading

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Goodbye little red car – beep beep

We said goodbye to Monkey’s first sit on car last week.  I got rather emotional 😦 When he was Christened at 6 months, we were given some Mothercare vouchers and decided to buy him a sit on car.  We found … Continue reading

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