If this isn't your first time here then you are more than likely already aware that I have a one year old daughter. She is my first child, and like most (if not all) parents I had plenty of assumptions for how the first year of parenting would play out. Well, pretty much all of… Continue reading Year one of parenting: expectation versus reality
I think it's fair to say that we all have somebody that we would class as the reason why we love reading. I know I do anyway. For me that person is my mum. Now, don't get me wrong, both my parents read to me and with me as I was growing up but it's… Continue reading Discovering my mother’s favourite books
If you're not new to this blog then you will already be aware of how much I love books and reading. You will also be aware that I gave birth to my first child in May this year. I would love for my daughter to grow up enjoying books as much as I do, and… Continue reading Reading with my daughter
Sometimes you read something and it just speaks to you doesn't it? A simple sentence or phrase that somebody else has spoken but you feel as though the words could have come from your mouth. This is how I felt when I read the quote above. I love socialising, I crave quality time making memories… Continue reading Is it anti-social to look forward to some time alone?
Ok, so before I get into this, can I just start by asking where did April go? This month flew by didn't it? April was another pretty quiet month for me but that's not to say that I didn't have highs, lows and standout moments that I would like to share with you. I hope… Continue reading My April in a nutshell