Happy Days #21 Turn Down The HEAT

I’m pretty sure if you live in the UK that you would have noticed the mini heat wave we had this week.  I say mini because if you live up North like me it really was only 1 day.  Day 2 saw thunder, lightning and a whole load of rain! …

Tug Box Fun For Little One

I’m not normally a ‘how to make’ type blogger but this weeks play activity involved me making a Tug Box for the one year old tuRobot.  Basically a box with string and ribbon going through it that can be pulled back and forth. What harm can a little how to …

I Don’t Diet! How about you?

Ever since starting #ABrandNewDay I have always focused on exercise and an active lifestyle.  I’ve never really mentioned food, basically because I try not to get too hung up on it.  I don’t diet, I just try to practice healthy eating with a few bad things in moderation.  While at …

Antics of My 12 Month Old

The month before last I posted a blog about my 10 month old and all the “naughty” things he got up to.  It got such a great response that I’ve decided to continue on and tell you what he’s been up to as a newly turned one year old… Firstly, …

Happy Days #20 – Catch Up!

A bit late for you this week.  Only 2 days late but thanks to my trusty bullet journal I have all my happy bits written down in text form for last week.  Lets take a look at all the little bits that made me happy last week: – Getting a …

Shower Painting

I’m not adverse to a bit of messy play, in fact I embrace it. My viewpoint is that it’s inevitable he’ll get messy so let’s make that happen. Painting has to be one of the best ways to get messy! However I have been avoiding real paint, I’ve had mess free and edible paint… The Robot is one now, surely that is a right of passage to the REAL paint!

Do I Experience Mindfulness While Exercising?

If you are a regular reader of the blog you’ll know that I get out most days and get some form of exercise.  Walking is great exercise and is what I do most days.  Often with the Robot in tow too. I’ve been reading a lot about mindfulness lately partly …

Happy (Non) Birthday Two Tiny Hands

It’s been all about the birthdays this week. First, my not so little man with his tiny hands turned a whopping one years old. I love him so much, he is the best thing I’ve ever done. Secondly, although I consider myself to have only been blogging five months, my …

Happy Days #19 Happy Birthday

What a week it’s been.  definitely a positive one all week long.  Okay a little dip towards the end but I’ll tell you how I got over it too…  Without further a do here is my happy moments from the week: Saturday started off with an extraordinary non-party for The …

Rubbish, Ramps and Racing Cars

Rubbish Every day it seems we get rubbish through the door. Does the post man not know how excited I get when I hear the letter box go, only to find its just more rubbish.  Bitterly disappointing! Never fear though as now I have a use for it. The Robot …

Wicked Uncle – A Birthday Surprise – Part Two

On Tuesday I shared an exciting post from my Brother, aka Uncle Alex to the Robot: Wicked Uncle A Birthday Surprise Part One.  He kindly made a video review of the Wicked Uncle website in order to buy his nephew a pretty awesome 1st Birthday present.  You’re back here today …

52 Reasons Why I Love You 

Coming up with 52 reasons why I love you isn’t as hard as I thought it might be. A Mothers love is like no other and all the little things that our babies achieve in the first year of their lives are pretty amazing.  I was challenged with the task …

Wicked Uncle – A Birthday Surprise – Part One

This week is a pretty exciting week for us in the TwoTinyHands household.  The Robot is about to turn a whopping one years old!  I’ve spent the last year getting to know my son and amongst all the sleepless nights and early starts, feeding schedules and day time routines I …

Happy Days #18 – Meet This Little Big Life

The great thing about blogging is that you don’t really have to stick to any set rules.  I’ve been taking part in Happy Days for the past 18 weeks and I really enjoy the little community that Katy & Sian have created.  Don’t panic I’m not leaving!  One of our …

Quiet Time #30DaysWild The Final Day

The final day of a challenge is a special one. A time to reflect back on all the things we have done but also find a little peace quiet amongst our busy lives. With little people though it can be hard to find the quiet times in the day. At …