This summer I have come back from holidaying with my 2 boys (the 3rd furry one had to stay at home with the grandparents) feeling really empowered and possibly the most chilled out........and that feeling seems to be lasting!
At the point of writing the above paragraph Ren (my little Refluxing Rascal/teething/does he now have a cold or hayfever boy) woke coughing only half an hour into his nap which was already 2 hours late.... To get him to nap today (21/06/2017...Summer Solstice and HOTTEST day of all time) I had to take him for a walk through a little wooded area close to our house.
Slowly we walked under the canopy of trees that shaded us and provided a hypnotic pattern of differing green shades and colours. Ren gazed up calmly and sat back in his seat allowing himself and his body to rest and relax. The buggy bounced and rocked as we forged ahead over tree roots and the rambling woodland floor......All in all I owe the trees a massive thank you for helping to get Ren to sleep on this day of extreme heat.
I am telling you this because as we came to the end of the walk I noticed a tree covered in climbing vines. For some reason it made me think about this...................
I feel at times that being a Mum (and Dad) is a bit l