A Letter to my big boy: Before you start school


My darling Big Monkey,

I can’t believe you will be starting school in just over three weeks. How did this happen?! I remember the day you were born so very clearly {despite the epidural, gas & air} – my first baby, my little boy. Well, not quite so ‘little’; weighing in at 9lb 10oz, it looked like I’d given birth to a three-month-old hippo, but my goodness you were loved.

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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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Dear Jeans, well this is awkward…

Skinny-jeans-2Dear Jeans,

Well, this is an awkward letter to write as it’s been so long since we last saw each other. I mean, like, three, possibly four years. Wow, that’s a pretty decent stretch of time, with two little people having been produced in-between.

I know we’ve both seen other people during our time apart. You spent A LOT of time with a hanger in the wardrobe and I’ve had a fairly intense affair with leggings. I don’t want to get into a whole Ross & Rachel situation here, but before you fly off the handle, we were on a break.

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