The other week my daughter got married. As some will know this has been a long anticipated event. And what started my sudden need to lose weight. (yeah, let’s not elaborate on that at the moment… I’m blaming the free wine) Well, it finally happened. The day arrived yielding patches of rain, stressed bridesmaids and… Continue reading One Wedding Down, One To Go.
After years of waiting, the time has finally arrived where it looks like my youngest might be leaving the nest. In September she is hoping to leave for university. I approach this event with mixed feelings. While a part of me is sad to think I will no longer be needed, another bit of me… Continue reading Leaving The Nest.
Okay, maybe it’s not quite the end of the world, but it’s close. At least it is if you ask my family. It all started this morning. I was awoken by insistent nudging and a whining noise. It was the fella. Once assured I was no longer enjoying my slumber, he broke the news to… Continue reading The End Of The World Is Here!
People say we should remember the moments we have with our children, and all parents vow to. Unfortunately, things never turn out the way we plan. We say we will remember the first time they smile, the first word they speak, their first steps, but as time goes by the memories fade. Those things that… Continue reading Moments To Treasure
Well, it’s that time of the year again. School has closed, the sun is out and we are back to spending a week in a metal box on stilts. Yep, it’s holiday time! Yesterday we packed up the car and off we drove to Great Yarmouth for a week of sun and sand. Alright, the… Continue reading Back In The Box
Any parent will tell you that they will do practically anything for their children, and it’s true. We will. But that doesn’t stop us rolling our eyes sometimes, and thinking REALLY??? I experienced a prime example of this last night. My evening started with me falling through the door and practically kissing the ground in… Continue reading The Things We Do For Kids.
Today I saw a sign. I came across it by accident. I was browsing twitter and found someone showing off a “We Do Disney” sign. It made me smile instantly. Before I knew it I was scouring amazon and eBay, wanting to buy one of my very own. Yes I have to admit, I’m a… Continue reading I Saw A Sign.