A box full of yarn, set of hooks and an explosion of creativity for Autumn

Just before I was due to be induced with R, SPD was rendering me even more immobile than I am normally, so to save my sanity I decided to try something new. Now I love to sew and to make things but thanks to the inspiration of a friend in the birth group on Facebook , I decided to try my hand at crocheting. Continue reading “A box full of yarn, set of hooks and an explosion of creativity for Autumn”

Making a Family Outing More Exciting.

We all have those places, we have visited for what seems like the hundredth time. Its close, convenient and the kids enjoy it. Although the shine is starting to come off the visits, its good to get them of the house and do something as a family.

Through the many night feeds I’m doing at the moment (damn this 4 month sleep regression) I came up with an idea to make a trip out more fun. Continue reading “Making a Family Outing More Exciting.”

Has left in a safe place been redefined ?

So R is fast outgrowing her carry cot, I felt it was time to start shopping around for a cotbed, I found a great deal online so went ahead and ordered it and some of the soft furnishings .

cotSo with cotbed and associated bits and pieces ordered, I looked at the expected delivery date so to make sure we were around . Continue reading “Has left in a safe place been redefined ?”

Taken the plunge and here I am

Well the plunge has been taken, a warts and all on life, love and raising 2 children on the other side of the world.

I have been blogging for a number of years but not sure if  was  hormones or my brain running (or not running) on many cups of coffee and sleep deprivation, that made me come up with the idea of Dinky-Di Mum but here it is

So for the introduction….. Continue reading “Taken the plunge and here I am”