It has been one of those weeks, where Pumpkin has felt the need to express his views on many things and if his voice hasn’t been heard or at least not heard correctly it has caused a bit of a tantrum! So, I thought I would share some of the things that he has had … Continue reading Toddler Tantrums
It was not until I become a Mum myself that I fully appreciated everything that my own Mum has done for me; I don’t think I could ever find the words to sum up what an amazing woman and role model she is or find the perfect gift to show my love or gratitude to … Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Guide
This week Facebook kindly reminded me that two years ago I spent 4 days exploring Iceland, as a solo traveller! Well, I say a solo traveller, Pumpkin was slowly beginning to grow inside me and was I was about seven weeks pregnant! So, let’s rewind eighteen months before that adventure, I was determined to tick … Continue reading Memories: Reykjavik, Iceland
1. Pumpkin may have little legs, but those little toddler legs can run fast, especially when there are clothes to be put on or a nappy to change. 2. Dressing a toddler is like trying to stop the drunk person dancing at the end of a wedding...no matter how many times you try to reason … Continue reading Ten things I have learnt from having a Toddler
Since moving to Somerset and having more space for Pumpkin to move about and explore, he has quickly reached the milestone of walking/stumbling around like an extra on the Walking Dead. This only meant one thing...Shoe shopping! The fleeting thought of taking Pumpkin to the nearest town and letting him choose a pair of Converse, … Continue reading First Shoes
Since starting this blog, I have been asked a number of times why I refer to our son as “Pumpkin” and not his real name. There are a couple of reasons for this, Pumpkin is an affectionate name I often call him and have done since he was born and it seems the most appropriate … Continue reading So, why the name Pumpkin?
I have toyed with the idea of writing about the adventures of becoming a mummy to our wonderful little pumpkin and living with Lupus; which likes to rear its ugly head when I least expect and want it to. However, time has flown by for the past 11 and a half months and I have … Continue reading I need a little time…for me.