Parenting

Smash the Eggs

  I always wanted her to be able to enjoy cooking. Cooking is one of life’s simple pleasures. I didn’t cook much as a child, but when I got to double figures and could be trusted with a knife, a…

Parenting

The First BIG Shoes

I remember the first time we went to buy ‘proper’ shoes. We – of course – went to Clarks, there was security in their ticketing system and their shoe ‘know how’. H toddled around the shop unaware of how emotional…

Fixby, Huddersfield

The End of the ‘Big Nursery’ Era

I pulled up in the car and felt myself sigh. Was this really going to be the last time? How were we here already? I wasn’t ready, and who knew if she was? I remember the first time we went…