What Little H did – 2.11 years

ChristmasDay

Little H, So we finally reached your third Christmas but the first one you have been really aware of. You have been so excited for weeks, I was relieved when December arrived because it meant I could get your advent calendar out. It didn’t prevent your impatience but it did help manage it a little! But you made Christmas so much fun this year. For the first time years I was genuinely excited about Christmas Day and I will always

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What Little H did – 23 months

Happy Christmas and New Year Little H! Your second holiday season has arrived and this year you are a lot more aware of it that last year. Although you are still too small to fully appreciate it all. I can only imagine what you’ll be like next year but I suspect there will be a lot more excitement and anticipation! We’ve had an awesome month though.

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Life, Motherhood and Everything does ‘The Christmas Tag’!

I’ve seen ‘The Christmas Tag’ mentioned on various twitter posts and Linkys. After reading Me and B make tea’s Q&A, I decided to give it a go too! Christmas always evokes mixed emotions for me; part of me finds it overhyped, stressful. But the other of me finds it a wonderful time to switch off and focus on family, relaxing at home and eating. Also, having Little H now, Christmas feels more and more exciting each year. This year there

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Birthday’s when you’re the mum of a small person

Last month it was my birthday. Whilst I was still awake early, Sam got up and went downstairs with H so I could have a lie-in; For breakfast we had some delicious pancakes and H decided to play ball and not throw any of it anywhere; We went out for a nice morning stroll in the sunshine; Then over H’s nap time I had a quiet read and opened a few presents (so they didn’t get pinched by little hands);

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Christmas comes, and goes, but once a year.

So, after waiting for what felt like weeks (and was actually weeks) for the Friday 23 December to arrive (signalling the end of work for the Christmas break) Christmas has gone by in the blink of an eye. Now, we still have until January 3rd off work, but time off always goes quicker than time at work (except when there is a deadline looming!). I know there are plenty of reasons people have given for this cruel trick of nature,

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Blog Post 02-01-2011

The parents Cook came to visit today and brought with them presents that could not make it pre-Christmas, a tin of Cadbury’s biscuits and a mini Rudolf-topped Christmas cake. It was most excellent. Amongst my feast of gifts was the box set of the full Series 5 of Dr Who. Bonza! My collection is now complete (save the 2009 David Tennant ‘specials’ of which one was good (Kylie one), two were mediocre and one (the Christmas one) was BAD! So,

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Blog Post 01-01-2011

So, it’s 2011 now! Time does fly – hardly feels like a year since I was round at Rob and Jo’s to see in 2010. But there you go… We had a late night (bed at 3am) but didn’t drink too much so am feeling generally okay today. I think I am still suffering the last minor fatigues etc of my flu because I have another bad throat. I keep getting those at the moment whenever I am vaguely run

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Gone for another year!

Yes, Christmas has been and gone again and, whilst I have had a nice few days enjoying the festivities (i.e. gifts, food and television) I have to confess I am rather glad it is over.  I don’t want to sound like a scrooge because I don’t hate Christmas; as a matter of fact I rather like Christmas.  Sadly this year though it all happened upon me rather quickly and I was so busy at work I felt a bit rushed

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Christmas is here, again!

I can’t believe it’s less than two weeks until Christmas.  It doesn’t seem like a year since we were last sitting down and opening presents etc.  I’m not feeling particularly christmassy though.  I spent some time wrapping presents on Friday, and these are now under our lovely pretty tree.  However, work is so manic and Christmas involves so much travelling that I find it hard to get excited about it.  Sad huh!?! The weather is pretty grotty at the moment

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Hello, I'm Angela. I'm Mum to two small people (4 & 1). I'm a Gardener, am houseplant obsessed and addicted to tea. By day I work in tech and also look after my littles. I'm trying to get our family to live a more sustainable life. I also have far too many opinions...hence the blog. You can read more about me here. You can also follow me on Twitter so you never miss a post. Hope you enjoy reading!

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