To my daughter on her second birthday

To Alyssia on your second birthday, I am feeling so many mixed emotions this week as you turn two years old just like I did with your first birthday but for some reason I feel so much more emotional about the fact that you’re turning two. How has it been two whole years already? The time has absolutely flown by and I can’t help but be sad about the fact that I’ll never get this time back with you. Over…

Potty Training Essentials

My little girl turns 2 next week and despite her showing signs since 18 months old, we still haven’t fully started potty training. They say not to force it and to let them do it when they’re ready so that’s what we’re going to do. Alyssia can tell me when she’s done a wee and will often help herself to a pull up from the cupboard but she still doesn’t know when she is going to do one. I’m sure…

Unconditional Love.

Happy Valentine’s to my first real love, my baby girl. You think you know what love is when you’re a teenager but you don’t, not really, not until you have a child of your own. Not until you have someone running around shouting “I love you mummy” and demanding kisses (and food) all day long. Alyssia never was the cuddly type, she always hated kisses and loved her own personal space but now that she’s growing up into a little…

Going on an Adventure with Regatta.

Over the past few weeks I’ve really struggled to get myself out of a slump, now I hate that I feel that way because its been new year, new goals etc but we’ve all been so poorly that we’ve not really had chance to make any changes. I kind of feel like we’ve been left behind and will be starting February as if its a new year for us instead. Does anybody else feel the same? One of my biggest…

My NameTags Review & Giveaway

We were very kindly sent some name tags to review from ‘My NameTags’ and I loved them so much that I arranged a giveaway with them so that you guys have a chance to win a pack of your own. I went on the website and designed my own, at first I thought there was only hello kitty & mr men but I soon found that actually there are hundreds of designs to choose from whether that be butterflies, frogs, cars…