An Interview with T at Five (A lockdown SPECIAL!)

An Interview with T at Five (A lockdown SPECIAL!)

You may remember, when T was three, a little interview I did with him to tell you all about the things he likes to see and do (and eat!). It was a lovely experience as not only was I hearing his vocabulary come along but I was learning more about his personality. Annoyingly, I completely

Milestones: Fifth Year Update!

This post is probably going to be a bit different to our usual yearly update as I’m writing this during a time of complete uncertainty. I would have liked to have written this post during a less turbulent time, when birthdays and Easters aren’t delayed, schools aren’t closed, and the sunshine can be properly enjoyed

Milestones: T’s First Trip on a Ferry (with Red Funnel) [AD]

Last week, during school half term, we visited the Isle of Wight. We’d never been before as a family, and didn’t know much about the area, so we thought we’d take advantage of the bargain we’d found and booked a little break. You can read more about our holiday and what we got up to

A Letter to T After His First Week of School

My Dearest, This week, you started on the biggest journey of your life so far; School. It’s an incredibly exciting time for you – something you keep reminding me –¬†you’re finally going into “Big Kid” school! You’re no longer my baby – something else you tell me on a weekly basis – but instead a

School: Why Does it Feel Like Goodbye?

Today is T’s last day at nursery. His last day. How did that happen? I remember viewing his nursery and getting butterflies in my stomach. It was perfect, and the people were perfect. He then started just before his first birthday (as he decided to arrive late and my maternity leave ended just before his

Milestones: T’s First Bike Ride

T has always enjoyed being mobile (once he got there) and as soon as he could walk it wasn’t long before he could run. In turn, as soon as he could run he wanted different things to keep him mobile; from walkers and push-a-longs, to ride on wagons and, eventually, a scooter. T loves his