10.12.16

Life Lately | December 2016


It's been a while since I've done a little update like this, but I just wanted to write down what's been happening recently, as life has been a bit crazy and stressful over the past few weeks...

Over the past month or two, I have noticed Sophie has been testing my patience quite a lot and pushing boundaries. However this past week has been pretty difficult, as it's that time of year when more bugs and illnesses do the rounds. Earlier this week, I ended up taking her to the doctors because she just wasn't herself and her cough had got worse. It turns out she had a chest infection - but thankfully, after a course of antibiotics, she is now back to her usual self, which is a huge relief. She was also back at preschool on Thursday, after ten days off (as she currently only does two full days a week). I had been running around after a poorly Sophie and Toby (who was also unwell) for days and I was just drained. And even after being housebound for a few days, I fell behind with the washing and the cleaning, which didn't help as I like to keep on top of them. However the break was well needed and I gradually caught up on my jobs. However the blog has taken a backseat and I haven't written many of the posts I wanted to write.

Another thing on my mind at the moment is obviously Christmas, which is now just two weeks away. I feel so unprepared this year - which isn't like me at all and I think it's starting to stress me out a little. I started shopping for presents fairly early, so thankfully Sophie's presents are bought and the majority of Toby's are too. However I have only just made a start on buying presents for family, plus I have to find the time to wrap everything - so I best get a move on!

Also, If you know me in real life, you will know I don't particularly like driving and I stopped altogether about two years ago. I don't have much confidence, so after my Mum recently broke her wrist, meaning she can't drive for at least six weeks, I got insured on her car so I could run us both around and we both wouldn't be stuck indoors. I am pretty pleased with myself for getting back into it.

I think that's pretty much summed up what's going on at the moment. Things have been a bit hectic recently, but I will try and do more of these updates when I can!

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4 comments

  1. Aww i know how you feel about Xmas. I'm so behind with it too. Can't believe it's so close. Well done for getting back behind the wheel x

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  2. Yep totally feeling the stress this month! Now to try and get all my christmas shopping dine quickly! x

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  3. Ah bless you. I think all us Mama's are feeling the strain at this time of year. There is always so much to do, but it will all be worth for a few days off with our nearest and dearest. Hugs to you lovely, you're doing great! xxxx

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  4. Oh no, it always gets so stressful with illness and Christmas coinciding. Hope this year is healthier!

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