A letter to Little Monkey on his 1st Birthday

IMG_7623My darling Little Monkey,

I can hardly believe you’re about to turn 1, as I sit and write this letter. In the space of twelve months you’ve turned from a wriggly little bundle that burst into the world with the cord wrapped round your neck (twice!) into a wriggly little boy that has the most infectious smile, a beautiful personality and can’t sit still for a minute.

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What if I fall?

Sometimes in life, you have to take risks. I’m not talking gamble-your-house-away type of risks. I mean more along the lines of those feel-the-fear-and-do-it-anyway kind of things.

I’ve always been a brilliant ‘but what if-er’ – I mean seriously good. I can “but what if..?” scenarios that would never cross the average (and by ‘average’ I mean ‘normal’) person’s mind. Give me a situation and I’ll throw 10 ‘but what if’s’ back atcha. And I have to admit that my ‘what if’s’ have probably stopped me doing things or pursing dreams in the past.  Continue reading