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#Project365 2019 week 43 and 44

Day 293: feeling very proud of Chris: he has made this dog bowl stand for Ollie to help him in his old age but also support #WoodworkersFightingCancer Day 294: Chris was a little surprised to come home from work and find witches in the house! We were taking photos for my Feisty Pets post and […]

Residential trips: a parent’s guide

There are lots of milestones in the early years of childhood to look out for as a parent. But as they grow older there seem to be less as changes are more gradual. Going away with school is a major milestone for children and parents! My eldest, Matthew, is now 9 and has gone away […]

The problem with the ’18 summers’ theory

Thoughts of my children growing up and away have been on my mind recently and I’ve also thought about the type of people I want them to become. You must have seen the posts and pics across social media in the last couple of weeks reminding parents that we only have 18 summers with our […]

#Project365 week 27 my kids are growing up too fast!

Well, this week is all about the kids, no one else gets a look in! Day 182: we all had an excellent time at Go Ape in Bracknell and I was so proud of Matthew and Anya being brave high in the trees Day 183: I forgot to take a pic as Matthew headed off […]

The bittersweet taste of my future

This week is strange to say the least. I am feeling somewhat lost as my mum duties have been seriously reduced. Matthew has disappeared off on a residential trip with the school. My little boy, suddenly grown up, not so little. This is what the future holds. There will be days when he is getting […]