This week’s thursday throwback is way back to Shaniah’s 1st birthday! Shaniah was born only 2 days before her uncles 9th birthday which means that their celebrations are always going to be so close together. Ashley has always been so close to her even since before she was born he…

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Now I am forever trying to encourage my daughter to learn new words, we regularly sit down and I get her to repeat words – good words. The amount of times I have to repeat words like ‘butterfly’ only to be answered with ‘flutterfly’ or ‘cuddles’ when I ask her to say ‘puddles’ even Peppa Pig hasn’t helped me out with that one! However if I am in  a different room and I quietly say a naughty word in she comes running and shouting her new found word, not only has she managed to hear it but it is the most perfectly clear pronunciation ever! …

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When I found out I was expecting I was adamant before I even dived into the parenting books that there were certain habits that I wouldn’t pick up… nearly 3 years later I think it is safe to say we are actually doing them all! Damn this parenting is harder…

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“You’re the bows from which your child as living arrows are sent forth” – Kahlil Gibran. What a week it’s been! A very scary one too, just as we were starting to come to terms with the horror that unfolded in Manchester we now have Saturday’s event’s in London to…

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“But you don’t look ill?” That is a remark I get from loads of people when I explain I live with Epilepsy. The truth is the majority of the days you cannot even tell I have it – you can’t tell anyone has it unless they have a seizure and…

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