One of the things I have been really keen to do is to foster a love of reading in Daniel.   My husband and I have read to him since a very young age, and he already, at nine months, recognizes his books.   His favourite book at the moment…

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So, for those who follow me on twitter, you might have spotted I posted this picture today… This little monkey is due the day before my sons 16 month birthday. Some think we are mad to have a short gap, although I don’t think it’s that short. I will be…

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I was asked last week how I felt about giving up work to stay at home with Daniel. I feel fine about it, and it wasn’t a tough decision to make. However, I’ve been thinking about who I am now. Prior to Daniel I had things that interested me, I…

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I didnt manage to write up our last couple of outdoor adventures… we have had some time away and I’ve just not had time to sit and write about them. However, on Sunday, Daniel had his great adventure with his Grandma. For various reasons in the week we hadn’t made…

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So, continuing in with Fiona Peacock’s #greatadventure blogs… Daniel and I (along with his grandad) pooped off to our local county park today. Etherow is a lovely place. A large area to walk around, and somewhere I remember well from my own childhood.  In my post last week I mentioned…

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