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!
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 than books make out! 5.…Continue reading 5 thing's I vowed to never do as a parent.
“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 try and figure out although…Continue reading Living Arrows – 05/06
“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 that is what makes this…Continue reading Epilepsy – The hidden monster.
This week I am introducing a new weekly feature to my blog, Thursday Throwback! Now I only started blogging in February so there’s so much of our families life that you never got to see, so each week we will share with you a memory. Ready for this week’s throwback? Let’s get started. This weeks…Continue reading Thursday Throwback!