Browsing Tag

growing up

  • My baby’s first pair of shoes

    Tweet It’s No 1 Son’s birthday today, and it’s a big one; he’s a young man now, with strong ideas about what he wants to do with his life and career and a whole…

    January 19, 2015
  • The Toy Story effect

    Tweet We’ve been in our new house for exactly a month now, and most of it is pretty much organised. I’ve unpacked, decluttered and everything has its place. Except, that is, for No 1 Son’s…

    January 13, 2015
  • The Moment in Time meme

    Tweet I was watching the movie About Time one night last week; it’s rather a confused film about time travel, with lots of unanswered questions. But one of the best scenes is when the…

    February 9, 2014
  • The One with the wrinkle-free skin

    Tweet I was about 13 when this photo was taken – we were on our first trip to Canada and the US, and having had a brilliant time in Toronto and New York, we’d…

    April 17, 2013
  • Don’t wish their lives away

    Tweet When No 1 Son was very small and I’d start planning a holiday for the following summer or talk about him starting nursery or school or reaching a milestone my mum would say…

    August 30, 2011