Well, news hot off the press – Evelyn can walk! Fred and Evelyn go to a “sing and sign” class on Wednesdays. She loves it and this week, sufficiently distracted by Jessy Cat or perhaps “Don’t wipe your nose on the sofa”, she stood up and walked off unaided for the very first time. I heard about… Continue reading That’s One Small Step…
Sorry I left with a bit of a rant and then disappeared, it’s all been rather busy here at Slummy Terrace. We now have a fully functional kitchen, non-rotten windows and are slowly peeling back the 1970’s from our living room. I think it’s beginning to feel like home and this has been helped along by the changing… Continue reading The Times they are a Changing
There seems to be a shocking and massively under reported crime wave going on. It’s probably been happening for years and yet we never hear anything about it. It’s a conspiricy (this is the internet people, there had to be one on here eventually), a government cover up no doubt, so what is this crime?… Continue reading The NCT Uncovers Shocking Hidden Crime Wave!
I was very pleased to read today that Robert Edwards has been awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his pioneering work that has led to almost 4 million IVF babies coming into this world. That’s a lot of parents who would never have experienced the deep joy of holding their baby… Continue reading And The Prize Goes To…..
We’ve had some very nice weekends this month. For the most recent one we all went off to Center Parcs with a few friends and the one before that Evelyn and I spent in Devon, investigating some of the many many family attractions it has on offer and of course getting in some quality Granny… Continue reading A Life (or at least a weekend) More Ordinary
Don’t wipe bannana in your hair or tomato Do you really want to mix bannana and tomato in the same mouthful? huh, apparently you do. Evelyn is in another rapid development phase, teeth keep appearing (13 at last count), crawling is disturbingly speedy and she is definataley finding her voice. Her attempts to sing “Twinkle… Continue reading Out of the Mouths of Babes… and Mums
Evelyn’s recent birthday celebrations were of course a big milestone for me too. Not only is my ickle (ok she was never that ickle) baby heading towards toddlerhood (how on earth did that happen?) but my year long maternity leave is also at an end. I am now officially a working mother. That leaves me… Continue reading Mums gone to … Work