However I’m here, coming out the other side and so I thought I’d better do a catch up for everyone and let you all know what’s been going on.
So what has been happening – well we are now officially at the end of September and we’re going into October so the first thing I should probably tell you all is that today over on my YouTube (link here for convenience of course) I have just launched #vlogtober which I’m incredibly excited about and also think that I must be completely nuts too. I mean what else do you do when you have no time, no energy and too much work to do? Well of course, you add more work-why not? For those of you that don’t know what #vlogtober is, it basically means that I will be releasing a new vlog over on YouTube every single day for the full 31 days of October – so yes it does officially mean that I’m completely mad. Day 1 is already live over there today so why not go and take a look and it’ll explain everything you want, need and don’t want to know about what’s going to happen this month.
Another big change we’ve been experiencing recently which also probably adds to the terrible twos is the fact that Alyssa has officially started nursery. It was a bit of a bumpy start as she did really well at her settling in sessions and then when it came time to actually start, she got very upset every time mummy left. However, I now think that this was due to the fact that she wasn’t feeling very well because since she’s gotten rid of her illness she has been as bright and bubbly as ever and happy to run into nursery saying, “bye bye mama see you soon.” I’m so proud of how amazing she has done and how well she has now settled in and I know how wonderful it is for her too. It is also very good for me too because I’m getting two big blocks and chunks of time which are just for me and I’m able to drink hot coffee and work work work with the odd break too so that I feel more relaxed and I’m not constantly worrying about where I’m going to find the time to do all the work I have to do.
I’m really enjoying photography at the moment and learning different skills including editing which I’ve never done before but finally decided to listen to all the people out there saying, ” do you know how many more likes and comments and people would love your photos if you just did the smallest bit of editing?!” I actually really liked my pictures before and I still do like my pictures before editing however I have to admit that they were all completely right and even just spending two minutes editing my photos has made the world of difference and I’m amazed and can’t actually believe I’ve taken some of them. At the rate I’m going, I’m going to need a whole wall in the house just for prints that I want to get put onto canvas because I want to be able to see them everyday and of course they all have my gorgeous little baby in them too. If you want to see what I’ve been up to with photography you can always check out my Instagram where I post two or three times a day as well as doing stories too (link here for convenience of course!)
What else has been happening? Not a lot really. We had a friend come down to visit a few weeks ago – well I say friend, it was a new friend for us and an old friend for Bear. However, we all got on like a house on fire and Alyssa has a bit of a crush on him – we’re heading up to Bristol for a weekend shortly to visit him and take Alyssa to the zoo because who doesn’t love the zoo?