The Day You Say I Love You

When Bob was a baby I used to wonder how she would learn to talk. I know it’s something that most children do but the concept amazed me. I used to ask friends with children how their speech developed, wondering how they made the leap from single words to full sentences. Nobody seemed to be able to tell me. They knew it had happened but they weren’t sure of the process. As Bob grew I was amazed at how her [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on September 13, 2016 Being a Mother 8 Responses »
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Relaxing Bathtimes

As some of you may know, we live in a rented property. We moved to the village just over a year ago and, although we like it here, we are reluctant to buy as it seems very final. I know you can move once you have bought a house but as we have never owned our own property I feel that if we bought a house we would live in it forever. I also worry about getting a mortgage. We [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on September 13, 2016 Uncategorized 20 Responses »
A Lovely Holiday In The U.K.

We have recently returned from a wonderful week in Devon. We went to Menorca last year and Bob had an amazing time! She kept asking if we could go back but with our abroad holiday when Bob was a baby still imprinted on my mind, I didn’t want to risk leaving the country whilst Bow was a baby. We have friends in Devon so we decided to spend our holiday there. We stayed on a lovely farm in Kenn. There [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on September 12, 2016 Being a Mother 2 Responses »
Sleepless Nights & Home Improvements

This week I have really missed my pillow. Bow has been up a lot in the night. I am hoping it is just a growth spurt or a leap. Unfortunately between the two of those there doesn’t seem to be much time for normality. He is still very sleepy but he is very unsettled. I have spent a lot of the night downstairs on our trusty rocking armchair so that he didn’t disturb Michael and Bob. This has been exhausting [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on September 12, 2016 Uncategorized No Responses »
To My Baby Girl On Your 1st Day In Year 1

I know that time passes quickly but I cannot believe how the past year has flown! It only seems like yesterday that I was walking you to school for the first time. On the other hand, so much has happened in the last year! You started school and became a big sister within a month! Each of those events is life changing and I was worried that it might be too much for you. You took it all in your [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on September 7, 2016 Being a Mother 6 Responses »
La Dolce Vita: Why Italy Is Always A Sweet Idea

This is a collaborative post. It’s very easy to start a love-affair with Italy. From the lakes to the cities and the architecture to the scenery, there are spellbinding visions everywhere you turn. But it’s not just the sights and sounds which will have you falling in love. It’s also the tastes! Below we’re going to take a look at some of the sweetest treats in Italy that always guarantee la dolce vita. Gelato Gelato is an Italian staple. There [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on September 7, 2016 Uncategorized No Responses »
Bob & The Great British Bake Off

I love Great British Bake Off and I am really enjoying this year series! After the first episode I wanted to make Jaffa Cakes and a lime drizzle cake. I have been thinking of some exciting Jaffa Cake combinations and I can’t wait to try them out! Watch this space! Bob enjoys it too. She particularly loved watching the contestants make their gingerbread creations in this week’s show stopper. She decided she would like to make one of her own. [click here to read on]

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