Well this week has been a pretty busy week but the definite highlight was Wednesday and my day in London with a dear family friend. This day was a looong time in the planning. As big Kylie Minogue fans, we jumped at the chance to book tickets for her latest “Golden” tour. And, to make… Continue reading Kylie & 42nd Street
Just another Saturday down the park…
1) I won’t let him play with the bin. 2) I dared to eat my own breakfast/lunch/dinner/snack without sharing. 3) I put the wrong shoes on him. He wanted his trainers NOT the boots. 4) I tried to brush his teeth. 5) I asked him if he’d finished his food. 6) I wouldn’t let him… Continue reading Reasons my toddler has tantrums…
When we were trying to conceive our first baby, I used to dream of the day when we would finally have our child in our arms. I used to tell myself that it didn’t matter if we never had another, that I would just be grateful that we could be parents at all. And of… Continue reading Infertility when you already have a child
Last week was a pretty fun week in the Martin household. Tuesday was a fairly quiet day with a trip to our regular favourite, the playground. I’ve noticed Noah is getting more adventurous with the equipment he’ll try and making new friends. It’s like he’s growing up right in front of my eyes! Thursday we… Continue reading Playgrounds & Playdates
So often I find I get asked “How are you?” or “Are you ok?” and I’ll mostly just automatically respond with “I’m fine” or “I’m OK.”. And today I found myself asking….why? Why am I so afraid just to answer honestly? Is it a fear of being judged? That that person won’t want to talk… Continue reading To be OK or not to be OK?
Today has been a hard day. We all have them although we feel like we shouldn’t. We put pressure on ourselves to be perfect and have perfectly happy days but, nope, we all have hard days. Today I woke up feeling like a black cloud had descended over me. I felt so sad though I… Continue reading Hard Days