Frozen has officially taken over our lives. I know this because of the following things that have happened lately…
1. Izzy can (and incessantly does) reenact the entire film word for word complete with actions and facial expressions. She gives me roles to play but gets really annoyed if I don’t get the words exactly right.
2. Whenever anyone in our house starts a sentence with the words “Do you…”, someone quickly jumps in with “wanna build a snowman?” (more…)
I can’t believe its been a week since our beautiful girl arrived. She has settled in well at home and her proud big sister has taken so well to suddenly having a new baby in the house.
11 days overdue, Nemo finally decided it was time to meet the world.
Meet Clara Lucy, born on Tuesday evening weighing a healthy 8lb 8oz.
1. Date night
Make the most of not having to get a baby sitter (or just having to get one for older kids) and go for a nice child-free meal or trip to the cinema – something that just becomes a bit harder once you have a baby.
Put batches of food into individual portions in the freezer, making it easy to grab and defrost a meal for you and/or older children when the last thing you feel like doing is cooking from scratch. Our freezer is currently full of Izzy-sized portions of homemade pasta and risotto. (more…)
Be honest, how many do you relate to? I’m sure its not just me!
1. Silently (and quickly) scoff food when our children are in another room. I will always make sure my children have everything they need, but they don’t need half my chocolate bar. It’s mine. I’m not sharing.
2. Secretly hope that our child is a little devil when our other half looks after them for a full day. Just so they appreciate how hard it can be… (more…)