Colette

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A crazy busy day – mostly explained in pictures!

A crazy busy day – mostly explained in pictures!

Ange arranged a trip to the local fire station for her charges this morning!  Meeting Fire Fighter Mark Fire Fighter Mark showing off … View Post
The Importance of Pictures

The Importance of Pictures

So I read this post at that weekend: The Mom Stays in the Picture and it really struck a chord.  I’ve since read … View Post
The Big Man is watching you!

The Big Man is watching you!

This little conversation occurred whilst eating lunch. . .  Mummy: Ben, you need to remember that Father Christmas is watching you all the time.  (… View Post
Bursting with pride!

Bursting with pride!

Mummy & Ben 14.10.12 (Photo taken by Sharon Curran) I am so insanely proud of my little man this week he has brought me to … View Post
Peekaboo!

Peekaboo!

Chloe always enjoys it when we do “Hiding, hiding, hiding . . . ” at singing on a Wednesday morning but she won’t let me cover her … View Post
Mash potato!

Mash potato!

Sitting at the dinner table this evening and Ben asks “What’s this?” – despite the fact that he quite clearly already knows what it … View Post
Trip to Wales

Trip to Wales

Having always sworn I wasn’t going to make the drive to Beaumaris with kids in tow ever again, we found ourselves doing exactly … View Post
Happy Birthday Ben!

Happy Birthday Ben!

To celebrate Ben’s birthday this year we had lots of visitors on Sunday – Granny, Grandad, Aunty Nic, Aunty Custard, Uncle Will and Lucy … View Post
A busy sunny day!

A busy sunny day!

So just 4 days into our summer holiday and we managed to stay in bed till 8am!! I couldn’t believe it when I woke … View Post
She’s growing up so fast!

She’s growing up so fast!

In the last week or so I’ve been incredibly aware of the all the new things Chloe is doing and how much she … View Post
Yay for the summer holidays!

Yay for the summer holidays!

Today I’m taking immense pleasure in the small things.  I heard Ben stir reasonably early on but had told myself there was … View Post
LEGOLAND Discovery Centre – Manchester

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre – Manchester

So after talking about it for over a year, we finally got to go to LEGOLAND Discovery Centre – Manchester The idea was that it … View Post
Happy First Birthday Little Girl!

Happy First Birthday Little Girl!

A very busy weekend for us celebrating Chloe’s first birthday! I don’t know where the time has gone, I can’t believe … View Post
Funny things he says . . .

Funny things he says . . .

Ben: I’ve got some good news and some bad news! Mummy: Really? What’s the good news? Ben: I found a spider’s … View Post
Parents’ Meetings!

Parents’ Meetings!

Today was my chance to catch up with Ben’s key worker Sandra for the first time since Ben has started attending full days … View Post
So why do this then?

So why do this then?

I’ve been thinking about doing this for months but never quite got round to it.  I bought a “Year a day” diary … View Post
And she crawls!

And she crawls!

So at getting on for 10 months the little lady has finally mastered the art of moving forwards!  She has been rolling quite freely … View Post
Letters and Sounds

Letters and Sounds

After going in to get Ben and Chloe ready for their day today and finding Ben sat on his bed with two of his … View Post
Entries copied from Ben’s diary (my paper attempt at this blog)

Entries copied from Ben’s diary (my paper attempt at this blog)

January 4th:  When Daddy got home from work tonight we were sat in the dark while Ben played with his new penguin torch – … View Post
Entries copied from Chloe’s diary (my paper attempt at this blog)

Entries copied from Chloe’s diary (my paper attempt at this blog)

January 9th:  Chloe rolled back to front for the first time day was unimpressed with hersellf! I left her for a minute or … View Post