What has made me happy - week seventeen

What has made me happy.
Week seventeen

This week has been tough. Being back at uni is hard work and my timetable means that I get home at 7pm two nights a week and 8.15pm one night. This means that I miss seeing my children go to bed and I am really missing seeing them more during the day. I have to remind myself that it is just for the next nine weeks and then I have some time off again. Settling into the new routine has been tougher than I imagined but it seems to be slotting into place now.

So here we go, this is what has made me happy this week:

  • Watching the children get messy at toddler group! My son loves getting paint everywhere and it is nothing a good bath won't fix. I think children should be given the opportunity to do some messy play. The worst that can happen is that you all have to wash when you get home.
  • Autumn leaves floating on the canal. The colours were stunning and we stopped to look closely at them on the way home from toddler group.


  • The peaceful walk to the train along the canal towpath early in the morning on my way to Blog camp in Manchester. 
  • Blog camp was great fun, really informative and it was fantastic to catch up with friends.


  • Getting ID'd. This has happened twice in one week which has made me feel particularly youthful!
  • Going for walks with my little girl. She now prefers to walk than sit in the pram so we are now entering a new phase of toddlerhood.

  • My mum coming to stay. She has been here for the past few nights and it is lovely to see her. It's also really nice to have tea cooked for me!
  • Starting a new blog. Obviously it is really bad timing to start a new blog but that hasn't stopped me. Please pop by and say hello, it is a site which aims to give advice and thoughts on life, money and politics. You can find it here.

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8 comments

  1. congrats on new blog- will check it out! aww about getting into a routine, not long as you say then a break again :) must be odd her walking and not going in pram! xx

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    1. Thank you. Yes, it is strange that she doesn't want to be pushed everywhere - I know I would.

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  2. Missing bath & bed time is really hard isn't it?

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    1. It is really tough. I hate not being there.

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  3. Congratulations on your new blog it looks fab. Love reading these posts x

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  4. BlogCamp was ace and it was good to see you again. I didn't get ID'd. Sulking.

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