Family

Mimi: Ten

It’s taken me six months to get around to writing this birthday update for Mimi.  Six months!  Truthfully, it’s taken me that long because I’ve been in quite a tricky headspace with regards to our gorgeous middle daughter and I’ve struggled to put into words what I’ve been wanting to say.  I wrote this post…

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Little Loves: October 2018

I’m not quite sure how we’re suddenly at the end of October?  The first half term stretch of the new school year is finally over alnd we’re all looking forward to a week off just pootling around the house and enjoying a few fun autumnal adventures because there haven’t been very many of those recently…

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Little Loves: September 2018

September is my favourite month of the year and it feels like it has zoomed by.  I always see September as my ‘new year’ and begin the month full of ideas and with plenty of grand plans I want to put into action.  It takes me until we’re a couple of weeks in to finally…

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Little Loves: August 2018

In direct contrast to July, August has been a much-needed slow month.  We’ve not done a lot during the summer holidays, mostly spending plenty of time at home just pottering about the house and running errands locally in town.  It’s been wonderful in many ways (spending so much time with the girls just reading, playing…

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They’re Not Who They’re Going To Be Yet

I’ve been keeping a secret. I don’t like secrets.  Surprises, yes.  But not secrets.  Secrets feel untrustworthy and trust is important in any relationship, even that relationship between reader and writer.  Secrets feel like they’re something to be ashamed of, and what I’m about to share is definitely nothing to be ashamed of.  It’s time…

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Little Loves: July 2018

July has felt absolutely non-stop!  It’s been jam-packed with end-of-term school activities, soaking up the continuing sunshine and celebrating the start of the summer holidays – the first week of which we have been spending on holiday in Italy on the eastern shore of Lake Maggiore.  I’m actually currently sat on the balcony of our…

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