After seeing our precious baby covered in hives, his eyes swollen and other reactions, we fought to find out why. When we found out it was allergies, and hearing how bad reactions could get, we made our house go into lock down regarding food that could cause any sort of reaction and possible risk to… Continue reading Contraband!
No one ever told me how hard being a parent would be, or if they did I didn’t believe them. As time has gone by I’ve realised it’s not about being the perfect parent, ticking all the boxes or having the perfect home. It’s about survival! I used to continually beat myself up for being an… Continue reading The perfect Parent I am not!
Monkey and myself were thrilled to receive our newest book, ‘Mandy and Mitch and the Big Brave Boots’. The book appealed to Monkey straight away, with its clear cover and two cheerful characters. ‘Mandy & Mitch and the Big Brave Boots’ is the first in what we hope will be a series of books from… Continue reading Mandy & Mitch and the Big Brave Boots
I’ve always considered myself lucky as Monkey appears to be very well behaved and not over the top with his tantrums. I put it down to the fact that he can talk so well and so can explain what he wants. Yes, he does have meltdowns but not that often. I fooled myself into thinking… Continue reading Tantrums galore!
Ingredients; – 2 tbs Honey – 170g butter – 170g Gluten free flour – 1 tsp baking powder – 1 tsp cinnamon – Filling of your choice (2x banana or 1 x banana and handful of cherries. Turn the oven on too 180*C. I personally find everything has to been done super fast with two… Continue reading Gluten and sugar free cake!
So, from the start of September Monkey will be going to nursery two days a week for 5.5 hours a day. He is currently at his second “settling in” session, 30 minutes without mummy under the care of a nursery. I must say I feel very emotional and I am sitting here treating myself to… Continue reading Nursery!! The big step!
Unbelievably, my son turns two this week! Looking back it seems to have gone so fast and he has changed our lives, I would not be without him. When I was pregnant with him I know there were a few people (myself included) that worried about how the special needs child would cope with a… Continue reading A love like this!