Sunday, 29 April 2007
Friday, 27 April 2007
Thursday, 26 April 2007
Saturday, 21 April 2007
Mummy's been and hired fancy dress for works conference next week, will post you some pictures of me looking a complete idiot! ( i already look a prat, I've had a fake tan disaster - orange palms, hands, ankles......)
Daddy has had two hours to make the gate for the decking today and managed to realise that he cant! So Uncle C has another job I suspect!
Friday, 20 April 2007
The picture is my friends little boy C and Billy enjoying tomato sausage and veg pancakes. It was like feeding time at the zoo. C had tomato sauce with his, quite amusing he's nearly 2.5yrs old and he kept saying "dip, dip, dip, dipping" and even when he'd still got some left "more dipping Mummy, more dipping Mummy" interpreted that means "more sauce please Mummy". Billy is just mesmerised by other children, he may have been staring but it didn't put him off his food!
Thursday, 19 April 2007
Billy has had a mixed few days with both Granny's, hes so busy now i don't think he'd care really who he was with, so longs as he can crawl up to things touch things, then turn and look as though to say "have you seen me??" He's also started to cry when told no, kind of cute but i we have to try not to laugh!
I'm gonna take him to b weighed tomorrow as he seems to have turned into a right little chunk and suddenly very strong too. As i found out earlier when playing with him and he pushed his foot at my neck! Oh and I'm going to join weight watchers in the morning, I've done it before so i can loose weight again. The funny thing is i can actually do the points thing but I'm so greedy i am always gonna start from tomorrow or Monday, i think i need the weekly weigh in motivation!
Wednesday, 18 April 2007
I am really unhappy at work, my new boss is terrible previous post. I have been hearing rumours about him getting the bullet, so while he's on holidays this week I've asked my regional manager about it. In normal regional manager style he's not giving much away, apart from things will be changing. So i then asked if Cheryl a manager that i know is in the running for his job, he replied no, so i said well she thinks its a done deal and the job is hers. Turns out he's been asking people who he thought would be interested, if they really are?! But before i even got chance to tell him I'm not interested he told me i wouldn't be considered as i am not experienced enough and don't work enough hours.... very nice of him. I do have the experience but its not current as it seems I'm been punished for having a baby and taking 10months maternity leave, the funny thing is i didn't actually want the job until I've been told i cant have it! Back in the real world once home and talking to my husband, i don't really want it but i am rather upset, that my years of hard work don't earn me any respect! And even worse one of the people asked if they are interested in my Boss's job is my previous deputy manager Sarah, who i trained. I am trying to be the bigger person and accepting that my life has changed and that i don't want the job but its hard as its what I've always aspired too! Don't get me wrong i am proud that Sarah is considered capable of doing the job and that i trained her up for it but also at the same time i feel hugely insulted. As my husband says tho better the devil you know.......
I've got to remember my baby wont be little for long and that its my choice to work part time, i know one day I'll have my career back! And I'd rather have my beautiful boy than work!
Monday, 16 April 2007
The actually message said - Its lovely out here Mummy x x
This message i received while working today, i was dealing a stinking, smelly customer who was complaining the is £25 excess in their insurance! Some customers don't live in the real world!
Saturday, 14 April 2007
Friday, 13 April 2007
On Wednesday night he woke up in the middle of the night and when i went in he was sat up as per usual, i tried for 20mins to get him to sleep and even resorted to rocking him, he was nearly asleep and i put him is his cot and he sat up again! By this point my patience had gone, i left him sat in his cot and went and got back in bed, we were listening to him crying and i asked my husband to leave him to cry because i knew he was dying to get up and cuddle him. We listened to him cry for what seemed forever but in reality it was 4mins and he went back to sleep in his own! First time ever, just to add i was only planning to leave him 5mins crying - not into controlled crying but i was knacked and fed up. RESULT!
How things can change over a few days!
Thursday, 12 April 2007
Food - He will eat bread, pasta and generally any carbs but no chance with fruit and veg at the moment. I am getting rather fed up with making a meal and him hardly eating any. He has 3x7oz bottles per day. Breakfast, 2pm and bedtime. The last few days hes been eating less and less, 5oz breakfast, 2oz afternoon and 5oz bedtime, think i might just give in a drop the afternoon one off, think i don't like the change!
Mobility - He's off..... everything is now fair game, he will chase everything crawling. He's pulling him self up on everything and standing very easily but he forgets to hold on! He also now like to walk round with you holding his hands - poor Mummy and Daddy's backs hey. He can now get over the door step so need a gate for our back door! Couldn't find him this morning and his was hiding in the long curtains in our lounge, which he thought was very funny!
And he's also turning into a tele addict, don't want him watching too much. I know they say is not bad for children but i think in small doses is best. I've heard people comment that their child wont eat unless distracted by TV, i really don't want to end up in that situation.
Last night he was giggling like a proper little person, he couldn't stop, the type of giggle that hurts your tummy. Well it hurt Mummy and Daddy's laughing at him which just made the giggling worse - it really was fantastic! I'll post it if i can catch it!
He may be a little monster but he's a lovely monster!
Wednesday, 11 April 2007
Anyway the sun wasn't out and the place was foul, smelt of greasy burgers and chips, all around were amusements arcades and kids running riot, adults who really should know better with their dress sense, men/women with tattoos and sun burn! It always amazes me that some kids survive having the parents they do, running into roads, wearing shorts and t-shirts, when they need jumpers and trousers on! ( i know i sound a snob but if you'd have seen it for your self.......)
After we'd driven for 1.5hours to get there, had a walk round and eaten our pack lunch and i wanted to come home! But Tosh my husband knew of another place, didn't know how to get there but was sure it was near by Called Sewerby. We found it quite quickly and a terrible day turned into a great day. There was a small farm/zoo where we saw the penguins been fed and we saw loads if different animals, was had coffee sat in the bit of sun we had all day, we went on swings, walked round the walled gardens, through the animal paddocks and along the cliff edge.
On the was home we called for dinner in a village pub where they did proper food not like yest!
Sorry guys I've gone photo mad today!
Tuesday, 10 April 2007
Monday, 9 April 2007
Oh and nearly forgot, Billy now communicates he's hungry or thirsty by smacking his lips together and making clicking noises - Very funny!
Sunday, 8 April 2007
Friday, 6 April 2007
Thursday, 5 April 2007
He's been with Grandma H for 3 days, which he loves. In fact sometimes a think he loves her more than anything else in this world! He is funny, when i drop him off he suddenly turns in to a hyperactive, hyperventilating baby who's so excited! She does devote every minute to playing, cuddling and generally entertaining him. He's been for walks in his pushchair and had visitors come and see him, with eater eggs. I do wonder why people have bought him Easter eggs though. He's only 9months, so cant raaly eat them so poor old Mummy will HAVE to ruin her diet again! Not been ungrateful its nice people think to buy for him.
He's been a good eater for last few days, but a very poor sleeper. He wont go to bed at his normal bed time, what a pain that is! He's taken to rolling all round his cot to avoid going to sleep and he's started waking loads during the night, he does go straight back to sleep but only after his woke us up - so I'm knacked after 5 day stretch at work and not a full nights sleep (i know some people have it worse but it's when your not used it)
But a week off - YAY!!!!!!
Oh and i can tell people now i'm going to be a Auntie again!!
A few examples for you, he's always late. 1, the police stopped him and breathalysed him - they were doing random spot checks. 2, his gate blew off during night had to fix it before work. 3, his Mum locked her keys out of car , so he had to take the spares 20miles to her. 4, his garage was burgled so had to wait for police. 4, his car had a flat. 5, there was fight on his street and the cordoned it off and questioned everyone before they could leave.
A few examples of his sickness/time off excuses. 1, fell down stairs and hurt ankle (broke on the first call in) limped for few days and had x-ray. 2, Grandma ill. 3, girlfriend dog hurt his arm jumping on him. 4, food poisoning - that old chestnut. 5, Chest infection and cough, apparently coughing up blood ended up with chest x-ray.
If you give him a suggestion, he nods agrees and then sells it off as his idea! Hes a wanker in fact! I've said it before when i left for maternity we were 2nd in the company for sales now we are 26th - yes 26th!!!!!!! I've run the place before i got pregnant when my previous boss was on secondment and maintained 2nd!! Tosser!
The only thing that keeps me going is that the job would have been mine if i hadn't have been on maternity when the vacancy came up, i did get a call asking me to apply but as i didn't want to return to a full time job and i didn't want to return early, i bite the bullet and said i wasn't interested!
Its tough at mo as i feel I'm training him to do a job that hes seeming incapable of and doesn't have the knowledge to do and his people management skill are non existent! I could honestly do that job even on my 30hours per week but the company would never accept that or they'd have then set a standard and other people would want shorter hours!
Yesterday i ended up doing his dirty work and sacking a temp, luck she was a temp or we'd have been stuck with her, but he seems incapable of sorting anything. He plans plenty but never does anything, that poor diary of his with all the lists!
On the plus side tho, I've just worked a 5day run and I'm now off for a week, been part time has it good points!
Sorry i needed a rant - think my husband is fed up of hearing all about it, although he now asks things like whats he done to day then, think he finds it funny!