Coping with the clocks going forward (especially with a little one!)

When my daughter was born, in March 2016, the clocks changing wasn’t a big deal. We didn’t have any sort of routine then so we just changed our clocks and that was that. Life was super simple. However, now coping with the clocks going forward is a real concern for us! Our daughter goes to sleep at a decent time at present, around 6pm. This makes it easy for me to work in the evening and spend time with my husband. I also get to enjoy some peace and quiet. As a parent this is a Godsend. I get a nice chance to recharge my batteries and can keep the money ticking over too for a nice life.

I’m going to offer you some tips that I’m going to be implementing for coping with the clocks going forward. I’m by no means an expert but this is what I’ll be trying.

Coping with the clocks going forward

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Daisy is one year old – it has gone so fast!!

I cannot believe it. I’m officially a Mum of a toddler! Happy Birthday to my beautiful girl! Daisy is one year old and it has just gone by so fast. The last year has been a whirlwind, physically and emotionally. Some days I haven’t been able to think straight from tiredness. Most days have had something amazing about them though and I’m so grateful Daisy is here. Life is feeling good and I’m getting back to my old self too now, whoever that is?! Daisy is one year old – it has gone so fast!

Daisy is one year old

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How do we say I love you on Mother’s Day?

Mother’s Day is approaching – it is THIS SUNDAY PEOPLE! Time to get your Mum something lovely to say thanks for giving you life, thanks for raising you or even just thanks for something she did for you last week. My Mum and I have always been a constant in one another’s lives. I have nursed her back to health after a cardiac arrest, after endocarditis and more. Now that my Mum has declining health she is more important to me than ever. Today I want to share with you how I say I love you to my Mum.

How do we say I love you?

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Living Arrows 12/52 – A trip to the allotment

This last week hasn’t been another great one, I’ll be honest. Daisy has had hand, foot & mouth. I’ve then also come out in a horrible rash on my face… We managed to leave the house TWICE in an entire week. Once before the outbreak and once yesterday, to celebrate Daisy’s Birthday with family. As we are off on holiday today for Daisy’s birthday (tomorrow) I’m hopeful we’ll have a great week this week. Anyway, another week has passed and here is my Living Arrows 12/52 post.

Living Arrows is a linky from the lovely Donna from What The Redhead Said that you can find here. Parents are invited to link up weekly and share photos of their children from the previous week. I love taking part and I’m looking forward to looking back at the end of the year.

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth – Kahlil Gibran

Living Arrows 12/52 – 2017

Living Arrows 12/52 - Daddy and Daisy playing and Daisy on a swing

We had a lovely day at the allotment and then we stopped off at the park on the way home.

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Deliciously diverse Dolmio – #Thankgoodness for Dolmio

Recently I was contacted by the good people at Britmums to see if I wanted to take part in the Dolmio #ThankGoodness campaign. As I love to cook, but am short on time this week, it was perfect timing. We are off on holiday on Monday so our weekday evenings have been pretty busy at the moment. My husband is working 4 x 12 hour shifts in a row so all of the food preparation is down to me. Now this isn’t unusual but I’m also busy working this week.

Dolmio #Thankgoodness ingredients

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