The Importance of Sleep; 5 things that helped us get more

When I was pregnant there were a few things that I was worried about, obviously there were the usual concerns over carrying the babies to term, actually giving birth (a pretty frightening prospect for a first time mum), the babies being healthy, there was the quite unique worry for a mum of identical twins, would I … More The Importance of Sleep; 5 things that helped us get more

Feeling the Fear

There is definitely a predisposition in my family to worry, I think as a whole we would make very good health and safety officers. I am constantly seeing what could go wrong. Now reading that you might think I am an overly negative person but I’m not. I’m an optimistic, glass half full, grateful to … More Feeling the Fear

These are the days

I’m writing this sat on my garden steps, the birds are singing, the spring sun is shining and there is even just the gentlest wisps of a breeze. The girls are happily cleaning the garden toys after a winter of abandonment and I cant help but think that these are the days. These are the days that will stick … More These are the days

Screen Time

I think Mum Guilt wise, screen time is my biggest guilt. Somewhere along the road from a few minutes of bright colours to keep the girls happy so I could go and have a wee or make myself a quick cuppa tea (even though that tea was destined as so many others were to go … More Screen Time

Reset Button.

As of about 12 o’clock on Saturday morning I was looking for the reset button for the day. I never ever wish away time with the girls and I’m never not grateful for how lucky I am but by 12 o’clock I was looking for the reset button. The time we have as a family, … More Reset Button.

Exploring Spring

Last week felt like it was all about surviving. Getting through the week with 2 cranky toddlers and one frustrated Mamma until it was Sunday and Daddy was home and the ideal parent to child ratio of 2:2 could again be reached. This week feels like it has been about exploring, learning and Spring. We … More Exploring Spring