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Cornwall, Lifestyle

Friday Favourites #55

This summer is flying by - can you believe Jenson starts pre-school in less than two weeks? And my oldest nephew is starting big school. These last few days really are to be savoured. Here's a look at what we've been up to in the last week. Date night Luke and I went out for… Continue reading Friday Favourites #55

Super Pooper and Whizz Kid: Potty Power! by Hello!Lucky
Books, Jenson

What Jenson has been reading lately #3

I've spent the last three years listening to people tell me how much Jenson looks like his dad. Don't get me wrong, it's cute and all, but I really relish the moments when I see how much he gets from me. Like, the kid can not get enough cheese, just like his mumma (and her… Continue reading What Jenson has been reading lately #3

Jenson bike ride
Jenson, Parenthood

Jenson: 37 months old

I wasn't sure if I was going to continue with monthly updates once Jenson turned three but we'll see how things pan out over the next couple of months. I may feature him more in my Friday Favourites or I might just do updates for his birthdays. I'm constantly debating with myself over how much… Continue reading Jenson: 37 months old

Bing bedtime books
Books, Jenson, Parenthood

What Jenson has been reading lately #2

Jenson is a massive bookworm and it's hardly surprising, given that one of my favourite pastimes as a kid was going to the library and taking out the maximum amount of books. It doesn't bother me that the TV is nearly always on when we're at home and he knows how to use my smartphone… Continue reading What Jenson has been reading lately #2

Jenson's third birthday party with Jump With Jo
Cornwall, Jenson, Parenthood

Jenson’s third birthday party with Jump with Jo

We nearly ended up cancelling Jenson's birthday party with hours to spare this year due to a slapped cheek false alarm. Fortunately we were able to go ahead and Jenson had a great time. We booked Jump with Jo*, a local business offering soft play sessions and parties and invited a few of Jenson's friends.… Continue reading Jenson’s third birthday party with Jump with Jo

Jenson 33 months old
Jenson, Parenthood

Jenson: 33 months old [Living Arrows 2/12]

It's true what they say: the days are long but the years are short. You see your kid every day but one day you really see them. You see just how much they've grown; they can suddenly reach things they couldn't before. They start trying to have actual conversations with you and you realise that… Continue reading Jenson: 33 months old [Living Arrows 2/12]

Jenson 32 months old
Jenson, Parenthood

Jenson: 32 months old [Living Arrows 1/12 2018)

Not gonna lie, it all went a bit downhill after last month's awesome update. We've had tantrums galore, an inability to eat lunch at nursery and a lot of early starts. It's not all doom and gloom though. Jenson loves getting creative (painting and baking) and seems to really enjoy spending time with his older… Continue reading Jenson: 32 months old [Living Arrows 1/12 2018)

Baking with Jenson - Rice Krispie cakes
Mental Health

Baking as self-care (Self-Care Sunday #42)

Before I had Jenson I used to bake every now and then - mainly because I was stressed and/or procrastinating. I've wanted to try baking with Jenson for a while but I'm a bit anal about doing things a certain way and it sounded a bit too stressful for my liking. But with more and… Continue reading Baking as self-care (Self-Care Sunday #42)