The walk home

This sequence of events is a regular occurrence on our walks home together from the playground. *Our two year old goes to a local French speaking creche, and so she speaks a mix of French and English. She very often says the verb in French – so ‘Mummy I fell over’ is ‘Mami I tombeed!’Continue reading “The walk home”

Family Life

A large part of our family life is shouting things/desperately trying to hear what is being shouted up and down the staircase while one or both children has a meltdown. I have no idea what people with big houses do! Also I’m not sure how much it’s pandemic related or how much it just isContinue reading “Family Life”

Malmedy Nov 2021

Ah, family holidays, always so relaxing! This photo pretty much summed up the holiday, grey skies but beautiful autumn colours in the valley, and two very uncooperative children! I did another version of the painting after speaking to my art teacher and listening to his advice on how to create depth with watercolours:

How are they so different??

Our daughters are SO different! The younger one is so happy and cheerful and makes me feel like an excellent parent- since she could say them at 18 months old she started dropping please and thank you into conversation without prompting, and at random points in the day she will ask for a cuddle orContinue reading “How are they so different??”