For the past few months I have been building up the emotional courage to get Pumpkin’s hair cut for the first time. For some people this is not a big deal, but both myself and my fiancé have put off having Pumpkin’s hair cut for so long, as we love his curly and unruly hair. … Continue reading Pumpkin’s First Hair Cut
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
Can you believe it has been six months since we moved from Kent to Somerset? So much has happened since then, but yet, it feels like only yesterday we were packing our lives up into the back of a removal truck to start a new life in the West Country. We have watched the seasons … Continue reading Somerset: Six Months Later
This last week has been all about teething in our home, poor Pumpkin is cutting another tooth and that means he is hardly eating a thing. Pumpkin cut his first tooth at eleven and a half months old, yet he showed all the possible signs of teething from when he was six months old. Even … Continue reading What to feed a teething toddler
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
I have noticed over the past month, there seems to be a growing trend on many of the parenting forums of what I am going to call “Parent Shaming”. This is the numerous posts mocking other parents for yes, you guessed it being a parent. Last night on Facebook, I saw a post shaming a … Continue reading Parent Shaming
One year ago, I was in Labour, which wasn't supposed to happen as I was booked in to have an elective C Section 4 days later, at a set time, with no, I repeat, no labour pains! However, no matter how much I was repeating the mantra "this is not how it is supposed to … Continue reading Pumpkin is One
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.