PLAY DAYS: #SENSORYDECEMBER ROUNDUP

Well I managed to do 16 days of play in #SENSORYDECEMBER (click for instagram hashtag). Considering I thought I’d only manage 6 days, 16 is pretty good going!  If you have no flipping clue what I’m on about read this post which explains what #SENSORYDECEMBER is.  In a nutshell, I challenged myself to create a new sensory activity for little dude each day in December. Continue reading →

WITH HINDSIGHT: My Maternity Leave

My 9-month maternity leave is drawing to an end.  I’m back to work in less than a week.  I’m looking forward to it with a mixutre of excitment and apprehension.  I like working, and I always have.  It gives me a sense of accomplishment and with the jobs I’ve chosen I know I’m making a difference in the grand scheme of things. I also love being a Mum and I’ve loved being with little dude every day.  I love seeing him grow and develop. I’m concerned though on how he will settle without me, and how he will cope without being breastfed during the day. I’m going back full-time so he’s doing 2 days nursery and 3 days grandparents.  Continue reading →