Me: 'What did you have for dinner at Jenny's today?' Elisabeth: 'Mash and beans and fish fingers.' - Me: 'Really?' - She actually had spaghetti 🙂 Me: 'You've grown so big!' Elisabeth: 'I'm not big, daddy is big.' Elisabeth: 'Daddy is a boy and mummy is a lady.' Me: 'That's right, daddy is a man … Continue reading Conversations with Elisabeth 2
One of Elisabeth's favorite games at the moment is playing tent, and preferably in our bed. I have tried making her tents in the kitchen and conservatory with sheets over chairs etc but she won't even go near them, the tent is in bed. Every night when we all (if my husband is home in time) go … Continue reading ‘Let’s go in the tent!’
Yesterday was my first day back at work after our kind of disastrous holiday. As if losing a baby wasn't enough, both my husband and I were pretty ill most of the week, not the most lovely family holiday. But, it was great that we did have the week off because I don't think I … Continue reading Back to work we go…
A couple of weeks a go it was Elisabeth's second birthday. Last year we threw her a party for friends and family and had a great time, but this year we felt like celebrating it with just the 3 of us. My husband had taken the day off so we had a nice long weekend. … Continue reading Big steps for little people.
Being a parent brings many big moments of happiness and joy. Seeing your child smile for the first time, their first step, first words, the first time they sleep through the night. But it is often the little things that fill me with the deepest feeling of happiness. This afternoon my husband was cooking dinner … Continue reading It’s the little things…..
Elisabeth has started singing, well, not really singing, she has started saying the words to songs. For a few months now she has been saying the last word of a sentence of song if we pause at the end, but the other day she was sitting in her highchair, she had just finished her dinner, … Continue reading Tingle tingle ittle sar
Me: Mummy loves you Elisabeth. Elisabeth: What's that mummy? Me: That's a car. Do you love your mummy? Elisabeth: me love my daddy. ********* Me: Good morning Elisabeth. Elisabeth: Mummy! Me: Hello sweetheart. Elisabeth: Mummy wear pretty dress. ********* Me: Let's get you nice and dry. Elisabeth: Me need wash my hands. Me: That's ok, … Continue reading Conversations with Elisabeth (at 23 months and 2 weeks)