I can’t believe it. Only tomorrow to go and then my challenge will be not only over but completed! This is absolutely insane… The last week has been filled with lovely festive “firsts”: Continue reading
This is getting ridiculous! I’m having to push myself to write once a week now… Really not happy with that. Life is just too full at the moment for anything that’s not strictly necessary. I’ve been neglecting friends, books, my household and pretty much anything that doesn’t fire me (work) or scream (F.) if I forget about it. Continue reading
This week has been so busy in all aspects that I haven’t gotten round to even just posting one sentence a day.. I hope I still have one or two of you following me nonetheless. Continue reading
My first day back at work! Continue reading
Today was the first time I threw a birthday party for my son. Life doesn’t get any better!
We spent the day in Chaniá today, one of my favourite places in Crete. Continue reading
Today’s “firsts” aren’t particularly exciting, once again, but they made for a lovely day. Continue reading
As I said, we’re on holiday now. Like so many times before, we’ve come to Crete. I love this place with all my heart and while I enjoy travelling to new places, I also couldn’t live without coming back here every so often. This year is super special, of course, as it’s the first time I’ve brought F. to this gorgeous island that is like a second home to me.
This blog is all about new things I’m experiencing this year. Many of them are related to having a baby, but I’ve not yet actually acknowledged that the sheer fact of being a mum is the biggest “first” I’ve ever experienced. Pretty much every new parent starts the world’s most important and responsible job with no or little experience. There are no user manuals, no instruction sessions and no supervisors to consult. So here are some vital tips I’d like to share with any future and new parents out there: