Today marks a month since we lost our little Rambo. We’re still trying to heal but, as all the advice said, it is getting a little lighter to carry the grief each day.

Isla still isn’t sleeping very well and when it gets towards the end of the evening, we’re all a little out of sorts. Simply, we miss him so much.

I’m going to brave it and write a blog dedication to my little best bud, I haven’t felt brave enough yet. He was such a lovely dog, also a bit weird & funny, it will be nice to share his stories.

I love this photo of the 3 of them snuggling. This was just before Christmas. This is quite often what view I would have behind my desk… my little snugglers!

Do you take loads of photos of your pets snuggled in different ways? 

#mummyphotoaday ~ heal

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The Winter Sun has been so beautiful over the last few days.  I think today we’re going to see a change to cloudy skies.

I love this photo. The low sun and the kids having a little adventure. I spend a lot of my time watching them interact. I guess that’s a big part of parenthood. Learning and growing.

Have you been making the most of the weather?

#mummyphotoaday ~ parenthood 

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A little corner of my office… I spend most of my week here so it’s nice to pretty it up sometimes. I even managed to blur out the water marks on the windows (they need a good clean).

My tax return has been submitted and my assignment has too! Quite a day for submissions and I’m relieved. I’m in the last year of uni and I’m so grateful for the support I’ve had to complete it. I am focussed on finishing, which is giving me the mindset to get it done.

What did you do today that your relieved about? 

#mummyphotoaday ~ corner

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Daddy = “Kids please don’t try and walk on the ice”….
Kids = ☝🏻

They kept edging towards the pond, “I just want to break the ice”. They did make me laugh. And yes, they ignored the instructions. But they did only tap the ice with their toes.

It made for a little adventure this afternoon. I love this Winter sun!

Do your kids love standing on frozen puddles?

#mummyphotoaday ~ adventure

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The frost is so beautiful 🥶 I love the days where it is frosty but super sunny. The sun was beaming into my office today. It made my heart happy. 

This weather is definitely snuggle & binge watch TV shows kind of weather. I’ve started watching Bloodlines on Netflix. I started it as I just loved “Judy” from Dead to Me and thought I’d give this a try. It’s quite gripping & I’ve not been too good at predicting the storyline so far. Which usually I can!

Do you have any Wintery snuggle shows that I need to add to my watch list?

#mummyphotoaday ~ heart

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As views go: this has to be one of my favourites. Paddleboarding, in the sunshine and on a calm river. It just looks so beautiful and really relaxes me.

I haven’t braved the paddleboard in the Winter months yet. I haven’t fallen in yet, but it would just be my luck! Have you done this before?

My other favourite views are closely followed with the beach… on a sunny day where the big fluffy clouds are floating on the horizon. And, finally, at the top of a Tor. As the views are always pretty breathtaking.

What is your favourite kind of view?

#mummyphotoaday ~ view

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Gifts for every Dad – a Father’s Day gift guide 2022

Gifts for every Dad – a Father’s Day gift guide 2022

This is a very comprehensive list, for every Dad and every hobby. I have tried to categorise the gifts in themes to make it easier to find the right gifts for your Daddy! Everything from the chef, the football fan, grooming products to fitness! Here it is my: Father's Day gift guide 2022... I hope it inspires you to get something fun for Daddy this year. VIEW the POST

The best gifts for Father’s Day during lockdown

The best gifts for Father’s Day during lockdown

Usually we would spend the day with family, doing something lovely all together and obviously this year it is not quite the same. In order for the kiddies to see their Grandad, it means Nanny & Grandad have to come over to ours and sit in the garden and that means he cannot see his other children. It’s so hard as I feel families are being forced to choose who they want to spend these special occasions with. So, at the moment I am not sure if we are spending the day on our own or with the kiddies Grandad. What are you doing? Here are some fun gift ideas for a Father’s Day during lockdown.  VIEW the POST

Fun activities to do with Dad this Father’s Day

I saw this extremely cute image online and it made me think of the fun we have as a family and what fun we will have on Sunday, Father’s Day 2016. This will be the sixth Father’s Day for Daddy, it’s amazing how quickly time flies. Here is a little collection of fun posts from over the years with fun activities for you to do with Dad (or all the family really!):

Win ‘Baby Massage Experience with my Mother’ book

Win ‘Baby Massage Experience with my Mother’ book

** CLOSED ** I had the chance to review a really great book and I also got one to share with a very LUCKY reader in this fabulous competition. Please see my review of the fab book for a little insight.... http://wp.me/p2923n-9C To enter this competition, please do any of the following in the Rafflecopter entry list, if the Rafflecopter box isnt working for you then please leave a comment on my blog telling me this and the answer to this question: Who is the author of the book "Baby Massage Experience with my Mother"? VIEW the POST

“Baby Massage Experience with my Mother” Book review

“Baby Massage Experience with my Mother” Book review

In a very brief summary, this book really touched me and opened my eyes to what could happen if you have a baby that has additional needs. It is about a couple who have a baby, which has additional needs, it describes the struggle emotionally that the parents go through and how the mother of the baby deals with the situation. Baby massage really helped her and her baby to bond and for them to move forward in their lives, its really inspired me to go to baby massage when my 2nd baby comes along as it sounds like wonderful mother/baby bonding time, regardless of if my baby has additional needs. I would recommend to read this book, whether you have children, are pregnant or your children are fully grown. It is a great in site into what goes on behind closed doors with some families, what its like for parents ...