Earlier this year I left my job and soon after me another one of my closest friends did the same. In the last week another two of my friends have told me that they are leaving their high flying corporate … Continue reading
If you are a stay at home mum you have probably been asked this questions many times, usually from a working mum who is intrigued by your choice to stay home – I know I asked this question of my … Continue reading
We are a Lego house. You will find those little plastic bricks in all sorts of nooks and crannies around my house. When I vacuum I have to be careful not to suck one of those up for fear of … Continue reading
Growing up I hated doing chores. From washing clothes to vacuuming to cooking I did it and really did not appreciate any of it until I moved out. I have friends who never had to lift a finger and found … Continue reading
Over the last few days I have had several conversations with friends about hubbies and what they do or don’t do around the house and their contribution in caring for their children. I am extremely lucky. I have a hubby … Continue reading
Let’s talk parties. Kids parties. I am a planner at heart and absolutely love throwing themed kids birthday parties. From the age of 1 to 7 my eldest child had some amazing parties. Just to name a few…his first birthday … Continue reading
So my youngest cheeky monkey is turning 6 tomorrow. How time flies when you are having fun! Not sure how anyone else feels but I always find that the night before my child’s birthday I feel really nostalgic and sad. I think about the year that was and how quickly they are growing. When I am putting my cheeky monkeys to bed on the night before their birthday I always say goodbye to the child that was and tell them that I will miss them but that I am very excited about the prospect of meeting their new, older self the next morning.
It has been such a big year for my little five year old. He has started school, has learnt to read and has challenged himself to learn new things. He has singlehandedly introduced his whole family to a new sport and has taken all of us on many adventures thanks to his wild imagination.
I really will miss my five year old but I know that my 6 year old will be just as amazing, full of surprises, hugs and adventures for us all to follow.
The only wish I have for him is that over the next year and the rest of his life he remains the healthy, happy, fun loving and caring cheeky monkey he is.