When you have kids, life can change in a moment. An amazing fun day can turn into a nightmare within a fraction of a second if a child hurts himself, or a rubbish day can turn wonderful just because of something they say or do. And then there are days that go a bit like … Continue reading Tough cookie
July has been a bit of a month at Newman Towers, some pretty exciting stuff has happened but unfortunately some nasty things as well. At the start of the month my long life writer's dream came true, I had an article accepted for publication and was going to get paid for it! It was only … Continue reading A bit of a month….
In 11 days time Jacob will be six months old and even though it has been hard work and difficult at times there have been many wonderful moments. I wanted to write more often during the first few months but have not had the time or peace of mind to do it. So instead, here … Continue reading Almost six months…..
Me: "What would you like for lunch? A Marmite sandwich?" Elisabeth: "Yes mummy, that'll do." (Cheeky monkey!) Elisabeth: "I am so lucky, I get chocolate twice. At Christmas and at Easter!" (Whilst she eats the smallest piece of chocolate ever) Elisabeth: "Mummy, can you tell me the story about when I was a baby and … Continue reading Conversations with Elisabeth 8
Jacob is now nearly three months old and I have been seriously neglecting this blog. There are two times I often write, either in the evening or on the bus on the way to or from work, but I'm not back to work yet and I go to bed pretty much as soon as both … Continue reading Time flies when you don’t have time
The last month or so has been a bit crazy in Newman Towers. The bad crazy - Just after we bought a "new" car and booked a little break for Elisabeth, me and hubby we heard that the company my husband works for has gone bust and it was likely that half of the employees … Continue reading Crazy times
Me: "What do you think is in mummy's tummy Elisabeth?" Elisabeth: "A baby." Me: "I think so too. What do baby's sleep in?" Elisabeth:"A cot." Me: "Yes, they do. So maybe when the baby is out of mummy's tummy, we can ask daddy to put your old cot back together and the baby can sleep … Continue reading Conversations with Elisabeth 6