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Letters To My Children

Paisley, now you are 2.

To my sweet, sassy Paisley on your second birthday, I’ve never been sure how to be a girl mum. I don’t like pink and I’m not a girly girl, and I hate that girls are targeted with all that sickly stuff in shops. People laughed when we found out you were going to be…

January 11, 2018

Girls 2nd Birthday Gift Guide

Having a birthday right around Christmas makes an already tricky person to buy for, even more tricky. Paisley, our soon to be 2 year old, falls right into that category. She already has so much that was Dexter’s or her cousin’s and we’ve just had…

December 26, 2017
Letters To My Children

Dexter, Now you are 4

Dear Dexter, Last month you turned four years old. I think this has been the first year you’ve really understood that you were getting a bit older, or bigger, as you put it. We spent the day before your birthday at Wicksteed Park in…

July 12, 2017

Birthday traditions.

It’s occurred to me that it will be Dexter’s first birthday in just over 5 weeks. Of course we will be marking the occasion with  a gathering of some kind, but I would like to start some kind of tradition. I’ve often seen on…

April 27, 2014

My 30th Birthday

I was so lucky to be able to celebrate my birthday this year. I’ve been in and out of the hospital so much lately with this pregnancy, I had to actually tell the midwives that I would not come in for check ups on…

May 10, 2013