Precious little thing

written in response to #YDWP. 17/12/19 Pretty as a pictureRambunctious as you likeEach and every single day, ICount my blessings rightI love my bear, my little missOf that you can be certainUntil the ending of my daysShe'll be my little urchin

4/11/19

Dear diary My cold rages on and shows no sign of abating anytime soon. I have a fever and chills to go along with a chest that feels like it's full of soup and that's making me cough till I'm sick! My bones hurt and I have the headache from hell too. But nothing stops... Continue Reading →

Halloween bravery.

Its Halloween again and for me, and others like me, one of the worst times of the year.In some ways I love the celebration. I like the idea of trick or treating with the kids till gone bedtime, pumpkin carving and pumpkin pie. I love the dressing up and the fake blood. I love virtually... Continue Reading →

Motherhood!

Why do children get up so early in the morning? It doesn't matter what time I put them to bed, you can guarantee that by six am they are both down and ganging up on me. This morning is no exception, they are both up and fighting already. I don't understand why they cant just... Continue Reading →

17/10/19

Dear diary. Little man is bback to sleeping badly again. He was up by half past four this morning and is now playing Lego in his bedroom, waiting for morning to start. I feel so bad making him go back to his room but I cant seem to get it into his head that dark... Continue Reading →

12/10/19

Dear diary Doctor has given me a diagnosis of perforation of the ear drum! Yay! It will take up to three months to heal properly and I'm on antibiotics because its infected. Just what I need right now. Total deafness on my good side and I cant wear my hearing aid till it's all stopped... Continue Reading →

What do you do?

Written in response to #WotD, #FOWC, #Daily Addictions and #tale weaver at #MLMM When the world gets too much and each day seems more insurmountable than the last, you know it's time to take a break, time to get away and chill what do you do? Me, I love to camp out in order to... Continue Reading →

A trip to the hospital

Written by guest writer BB3. Hello, my name is Baby Bear 3, LillBlu1981's only son. I am 8 years old.Mum has let me write a post for her blog and I wanted to write about the operation I had a few months ago. The reason I had an operation is because I was born with... Continue Reading →

For Sale.

Written in response to #Tale weaver, #MLMM. 3/10/19. For Sale. 2 x Red haired, tiny humans!1 previous owner.Both leak and need house training but are good with other children and animals.Come with own bedding and food.Must go ASAP as a pair. Price on request.

8/9/19.

Dear Diary. How do normal parents cope with the demands their older children place on them because I struggle with my eldest two like you wouldnt believe. Currently neither of the eldest two bears are speaking to me, and both for almost identical reasons. Their boyfriends! Its fair to say that I do not get... Continue Reading →

4/9/19.

Dear Diary So yesterday was a complete whirlwind of organising, laundry, shopping and chips! My day was filled with finding and prepping all the school uniform and making sure bags and book bags were sorted ready for the 7:45 am deadline on leaving the house this morning. Its been seven weeks since I've had to... Continue Reading →

My pair of errant pests.

Written in response to #Tale weaver & WotD Challenges. 29/8/19. My pair of errant pests Kid you’re crazy in every wayIn fun and laughter, work and playYou are a beauty beyond measureOf course you are my little treasureNot a thing about you I would alterAnd my love for you will never falterRemember baby I’m always... Continue Reading →

Seriously! Is that really a word?

Written in response to the following challenges; #WotD & #FOWC When I saw todays challenge on #FOWC I nearly fell off my chair! Is that really a word? I have to admit to googling it, just to be sure. Whenever Ive thought about the word highfalutin in the past I have always associated it with... Continue Reading →

25/8/19

Dear diary. Sorry for the lateness of my entry. I was exhausted last night and fell asleep before even managing to write a line in here. Camping was ace as always but I didn't sleep well at all, which is unusual. I generally get a really good nights sleep under the stars but not this... Continue Reading →

24/8/19

Dear diary. The day started in the best possible way, with smiles and giggles from MB1. Her and BB1 stayed the night, a messy experience but worth it for the 7am snuggles I had with little miss whilst BB1 had a few hours lie in. I'm now sat in a wood somewhere staring into a... Continue Reading →

22/8/19

Dear diary. Another hectic day with the bears, I cant wait till they go back to school in three weeks time. It will be heaven and hell rolled into one. Odd how they drive me utterly insane and I want rid of them all the time but when they're gone I do miss them. Had... Continue Reading →

21/8/19

Dear diary. Post holiday malaise has set in already and I'm wishing I were anywhere but home again. It's that bad that we already have plans to go camping this weekend with bears boy and my two. I wonder sometimes if I were born into the wrong life because it seems like the more comfort... Continue Reading →

20/8/19

Dear diary. We have made it home finally! Four long days of fun filled, child nagging, hill walking enjoyment has been had by all four of us and now were all exhausted! The car has been left packed and we had a take away tea because we are all ready for a long sleep in... Continue Reading →

18/8/19

Dear diary. What a day. I hit my 10k steps target for the day that's for sure; Twycross zoo is immense. BB3 & BB4 learning to drive. The kids are having a great time but I'm missing my own bed badly. Were all looking forward to the national brewery centre tomorrow and need to get... Continue Reading →

17/8/19

Dear diary. Well we made it. YHA National forest is our base for the next two nights and I must say I am impressed with the place. We booked a private room as always but this time got the bonus of a double bed and two bunks for the kids rather than the standard four... Continue Reading →

16/8/19

Dear diary. What a day. I am so blessed to have my bears and mini bear in my life but by God they leave me exhausted. Bb1 stayed over with my mini bear because their neighbours were having their fourth party of the week. Bb1 needed to get some sleep so I had care of... Continue Reading →

15/8/19

Dear diary. It's been a long day to say the least. Ive had a day of friendship and family and now I am totally shattered and the house is a bomb site. Today I am blessed and exhausted! Goodnight friends.

14/8/19.

Dear diary. Today has been a monumental day as far as the blog has been concerned... Today I reached my 200th post, my 1000th like and also got nominated for the Mystery Blogger award by The Eclectic Contrarian. I'm blown away and kinda speechless to be honest. I didn't believe that anyone actually read my... Continue Reading →

12/8/19.

Dear diary. I dont know what's wrong with me today? I felt the fog descend at about lunchtime and I havnt been able to shake off the feelings of emptiness and doubt since. I dont even know what's wrong to have set this off, I just seem to have fallen off the edge of somewhere... Continue Reading →

11/8/19.

Dear diary. Another long and fruitful day... The garden is almost complete and after three years it's about time too. We are finally able to walk from one end to the other without getting attacked by weeds and overgrown grass or falling over some random rubbish from the ex husbands hobbies. All the scrap metal... Continue Reading →

10/8/19

Dear diary. What a day? I'm exhausted! My butt hasn't hit the ground all day and I've had no time to write at all. BB1 and MB1 have only just gone home but we have done loads today with BB1s help. She watched her brother and sister whilst Bear and I completely gutted the garden.... Continue Reading →

8/8/19

Dear diary. Today she came over for the day and we had a go with the tattoo kit. Not a bad attempt considering I'm not a professional by any stretch of the imagination and it still needs completing tomorrow evening around the eyes. It's been a long but enjoyable day and I'm glad I have... Continue Reading →

The back of things.

Good morning everyone, over on Cee's B&W Photo today, the challenge is 'The Back of Things!' Enjoy. I hope you have all slept a little better than I have. The weather here is damp and hot at the moment and not making for a comfortable nights sleep. I for one will be glad to see... Continue Reading →

Home at Last!

Road-Trip 2019. LLandudno, LLandeusant, Brecon Beacons National Park and Cardiff have been all the places we have laid our heads this last week on our yearly, epic road trip. Roughly a thousand miles has been traveled in the aging Scenic and we are all a little surprised that at 16 years old, she actually made... Continue Reading →

W = WALES

W = WALES. LillBlu’s A to Z challenge.. 26/7/19 Hey guys, I'm still here. I didn't announce before hand (for security reasons) but I'm on holiday until sunday, in Wales. I had planned on blogging my way around this beautiful country but the reality of it is Wales has no internet signal out in the... Continue Reading →

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