Marvellous Harry Potter quotes for when you’ve had a hard week

  And breathe…. or so I keep telling myself.   via GIPHY   Isn’t it funny how sometimes EVERYTHING seems to go wrong. You start Monday full of optimism and spirit, then by the time you get to the end of the week, well, you somehow end up looking like you’ve been dragged through a hedge backwards.   Twice.   Because nothing has gone right. And well, now your face…

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7 SuperHero Father’s Day Quotes

    It’s Father’s Day tomorrow! Yay. I can’t believe how quickly it’s snuck up on us this year. It’s sort of sandwiched between 2 birthdays so I have to make sure it doesn’t get missed. We’ve got a very poorly Little Button today, so I’m not sure how tomorrow is going to pan out for us. But fingers crossed there will be cake!   No matter how you are…

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Quotes to remind you that you are ‘good enough’ in the school holidays

  The school holidays tend to bring out my major wibble wobbles. Are we doing enough? Are we doing TOO much? How much downtime is good? And just when I think I have downtime sussed out, I get a major case of mum guilt. Because shouldn’t I be packing in as much action as possible while we have the chance? Ekk! Since when did school holidays get so pressure filled?…

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Quotes To Help You Let Go Of Feeling Like You Must Always Be Perfect

  I’m not sure whether it’s a ‘thinkers’ trait, but at the back of my mind I always want things to be done perfectly. The trouble is, you can’t be perfect all the time in everything, and there comes a point where your own version of perfect doesn’t feel… ermm perfect enough anymore. And that’s where the trouble can begin.   When I think back to my first year of…

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Quotes To Inspire A Can Do Attitude

  Over half term week we had a huge break through with Little Button. She wrote her very first creative writing story. I say it’s a huge break through, because she’s in reception class and at 5 years old that’s a pretty huge accomplishment. She practically filled an A4 page with her story about Lucy the caterpillar, her take on the life cycle of a butterfly. It did contain lots…

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Inspire Me – Laugh Often

  Like most families we have had our ups and downs this summer. Most notably, we were so excited to be getting our windows done at the beginning of June. Yay!   Except… nay.   It all went horribly wrong.       It’s the end of July and not one window has been finished and our upstairs floor at the front of our house has dropped down Ekk!!!  …

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Inspire Me – Full of Wonder

  When was the last time that you saw something that made you stop and stand there open mouthed, full of wonder?  *Whispers… that time when you peeped into your little one’s room to find the entire contents of EVERY cupboard and drawer emptied out across the floor doesn’t count.       Only a handful of recent moments come to my mind… not including the above.   But, when…

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