Category: Mummy missives

Helping her speak her mind

Whenever we’ve been struggling a bit with the whole parenting thing, something seems to present itself to make us feel competent again. After a handful of unsettled nights and grouchy days Lorelei had her 12 month check-up, and I feel so proud of how she’s grown up and […]

Can you say star?

In the last week or so, Lorelei has been making some solid attempts at mastering her first word. I’ll give you three guesses what it could be. Vader? Lightsaber? Midichlorian? No, it’s “star”. On the cusp of being one year old and she’s already halfway to saying “Star […]

Autumn trees

Our first autumn

My mum always loved this time of year. Because she did, so do I. I have these memories of misty woodland walks through drifts of ruby and amber leaves, jumping into piles of them, kicking them up as if back to their branches, and picnics eaten ravenously in […]

Always on the move

    Lorelei is currently in the throes of a learning spurt, taking on new skills faster than we can keep up with. In one weekend alone, she cracked rolling over, sticking her tongue out and gave us her first proper giggles. All in two days! Unfortunately, along […]