In eight years you’ve taught me so much. How to bargain, how to be soft, how to put someone else’s needs before my own, how to practice what I preach, how to set boundaries, but most importantly, how to give the best cuddles! You’re a blazing ball of energy that lights up this family with … More My Promise To You
When the mind boggling infuriation of dealing with adults gets too much, sometimes the only cure is a quick conversation with a five year old. Random, disjointed, guileless and adorably sincere are the best ways to describe the chats that I have with my nephew. Over the space of about six minutes today we had … More Kids Say The Darndest Things
That faint dimple in your left cheek that only makes an appearance when you’re either bursting with happiness or being cheeky. That floppy, shiny head of hair that always seems to look professionally styled, regardless of how much you jump around. That tiny little button nose that’s turned up ever so slightly at the tip. … More Mi Sobrino
So the other day I spent the evening babysitting my four year old nephew. And as we were going through our collection of DVDs he decided to nonchalantly drop a massive bomb on me. He’d never seen Disney’s The Lion King movie. And he wasn’t even moderately interested in ever watching it. Is your mouth hanging open right … More Kids These Days!
Of all the familial titles that I retain I have to say that being an Auntie is definitely my favourite one. On my dad’s side of the family most of my cousins are quite a bit older than me and so in effect I grew up with their kids who were a lot closer to my age. … More Feeling Blessed