This year I’ve been super organised and had a good think and look around at all the Christmas gift ideas for toddlers, and got everything early. Ultimately, this could mean a stress free run up to Christmas with just the wrapping to contend with, or potential danger as mummy sees more things to add. But our house is only so big and there’s not much more room for toys, so will try to keep the will-power strong and a padlock on the purse.
With summer officially over and the rain coats out of the cupboard. It can only mean one thing, that’s right get practicing your best spooky laugh, because Halloween days out are just around the corner.
We visited Cannon Hall Farm today, we’ve been before but today had special appearances from Pepper and George Pig. What better excuse than to go. They have different appearances through the year and advertise them though the website and Facebook page. There’s no extra fee, just a normal ticket price and under 2’s go free.
I visited CBeebies Land for the first time, with my 18 month old toddler on August Bank Holiday.
‘Mum bod’ – Your changing body after babies
My second Mother’s Day is nearly here and looking back, what a year it’s been.
We’ve experienced so many firsts and a few lasts. First Mother’s Day, Christmas, birthday. First foods, words, steps….ah and the lasts. Last baby group sessions, days of maternity.
Going on to statutory maternity pay, and convincing my husband we could afford 11 months off work instead of the 9 months we’d previously agreed, meant some drastic action was needed. Continue reading “Aldi – do you love it or loath it? Surviving maternity pay.”