A Decade of Our Little Pickle

Dear Little Pickle I can’t quite believe that I’m already writing this letter to you. Your tenth birthday has come round so quickly. I still remember writing that very first letter to you and deciding I would make it a tradition, writing to you and any future children, each year on your birthdays.

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Little Man is Eight!

Dear Little Man How are you eight already? This will be your second pandemic birthday, spending the last one seeing relatives on the doorstep but having a great day anyway. This year, we’re allowed to see one other family at a time in the garden and so your celebrations will be stretched out to see

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Thank You

I say thank you a lot on here. I thanked the children’s teachers at the end of the year and I thanked them at the start of the pandemic too. I’ve also thanked readers and followers in years gone by. But, never before have I really thanked the children. But this one is for them.

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9 Years of Our Little Pickle

Dear Little Pickle I know I say this every year but it feels like yesterday you came into our lives. And yet it’s nine years since you were born, nine years since you made us parents and nine whole years since you changed our lives forever.

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Little Man is 7 Today

Dear Little Man Well, this really isn’t the birthday I expected it to be. This year is so different to every other year as we’re spending your birthday in lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic. We’ve been at home for over 7 weeks now and life has changed massively since I wrote my last birthday letter

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Happy 8th Birthday Little Pickle

To our Little Pickle Honestly, I say it every year but I cannot quite believe you are eight. 80% of the way to double digits, about the start Year 4 at school and so, so clever. I have no idea how the tiny 6lb 4oz baby you started at has grown into this beautiful young

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