Being Mam

Because if there’s one thing we are good at at the Lowe Household, it’s big hair apparently!  Alfie will ask me to do his hair, spend a couple of minutes in front of the mirror checking it out and then let me know if it needs doing again or not.  Because I’ve got nothing else […]

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{captured} The Bois

It isn’t a walk to the woods without the laser guns    “Robb made it go really fast, Mam!” Recently: Robb: “Can we get a quad bike?!” Alfie: The way he squirts his sos coch {ketchup} on his food needs to be documented!  It involves using his head… Robb: “Pleeeeeeease can we get a quad […]

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The 5 Stages of putting on football socks…

Tonight’s version anyway. 1:: “Right , Alfie.  Are we ready?!  Yes?  Ok.” 2 :: …I’d only managed to get it over his toes, well kind of, when “Aah! Mam!  My toes!  They’ve squished and clicked!  Why would you do that?!” 3 :: …I’ve not even got the sock over the heel of his foot, when […]

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Taking Stock : Bois Bach Style

  making the most out of this weather and these goggles…Alf’s face though! drinking all the hot chocolate for Alf and tea with one brown sugar for Robb. reading  everything!  Alf’s reading has come on loads and it makes me so happy to hear him reading anything and everything {signs, shop names and posters etc.} while out and […]

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If a photo was to sum up our Saturday, it would be this one.

  Alf asleep on my lap.  *Hang on, I’m going to repeat that*…Alf asleep on my lap.  {With lots of dog hair too, judging by this photo.}  Because, I’ve been racking my brains trying to remember the last time this happened…6 hours later and sadly, I still can’t quite remember.  As cuddly as he is, […]

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A happy place

Want to know what was a lovely surprise yesterday and something that turned my afternoon around?  Without sounding like an old fart…an afternoon nap.  I only went upstairs to keep the washing.  A good half hour later, I woke up to the sound of a bird singing {honestly!} and found myself all wrapped up in my duvet.  […]

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