Five January Highlights


January is almost over, and we would like to share with you five January highlights that we have had amongst the doom and gloom following Christmas.

Five january highlights

  1. I started school. Not a great highlight for me I have to say, I really don’t like leaving Mummy, but I do kind of enjoy it when I am there. I haven’t been since last Tuesday though, because I have been ill. I have a terrible cough, cold and sore throat. I have started writing my numbers too, and can write 1,2,3,4.
  2. We made it into the Tots 100 Top 100 out of over 9000 registered parenting bloggers in the UK, at number 86! To say we were chuffed is a slight understatement! Our blog is two years old on 1st February.
  3. Lea had her Maths GCSE result – she got a B! We are so very proud of her. Maths isn’t Mummy’s strong point, so she is super happy. Lea has also applied to college for September, and has made her first compilation on her new keyboard. She wants to do Music Technology.
  4. Mummy has booked a little summer holiday for us to Trecco Bay, in South Wales. They went a few years ago and loved it – I have never been and can’t wait.
  5. Two family celebrations were my Nan and Grandad’s 47th Wedding Anniversary and my cousins 20th birthday. Oh and a treat we had was that Mummy, Lea, Luke and I enjoyed a lovely meal and afternoon at our local Brewers Fayre last Sunday, look out for our review any day now.

We have missed MeeMee, we haven’t seen her at all this month, and we are fed up with the weather – we have had so much rain. Both Luke and I and Lea too have been poorly with a throat virus thing, and we haven’t really been out much because of the weather. Looking forward though, it is half term in two weeks and we are going to Cornwall for the first time. Hopefully the weather will get better – it can’t get much worse – and anyway, we will have a lovely time.

How was your January?


  1. Oh I know school is tough, but it gets better and you get to do lots of noisy messy things with people the same height as you – who like to make as much noise as you! Exciting news about your holiday xx
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  2. Starting school is huge ☺ I think I was mote scared than my little girl. She’s off today with a horrible cough too. Well done on being in the tots 100 top 100 and for the B in GCSE maths. I hated maths lol. I love Noryh Wales but never been to the south so I hope you enjoy yourself xx

  3. I hope Pickle is feeling better now.
    Well done on making the top 100, that is fab!
    Well done to Lea too, a B is amazing!
    it sounds as though your clever family has had a fab January : )

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  4. Oohs these are highlights! School is a big thing and I hope he is settling in! Well done to your child on getting a B grade and how sweet to read about a wedding anniversary which has lasted for so long!

  5. Wow clever Pickle for writing your numbers! Your mummy must be very proud x

  6. Aw. Starting school is tough, but it is great to be around others and socialize :-). Feel better!

  7. Wow you have had another busy week and well done to Lea on getting the B, that is an amazing achievement x
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  8. How cute are you! Good that you and your mummy have enjoyed some bits of January. This mummy has been a bit grumpy due to three poorly children and hubby with man flu – wine has helped get me through on a couple of occasions!

  9. School is such a big thing, its fun eventually and such an amazing achievement writing numbers.
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  10. Some great January highlights. Hope your well enough to go to school soon. Also well done on your tots score.
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  11. Lovely highlights, well done on the tots score! I was happy being under 800 haha x
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  12. Sounds as though you’ve had a great month apart from the illness. Well done for the tots score xx
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  13. Well done on making it into the Top 100 on Tots. Starting school is a biggy but I am sure you will settle soon and well done to Leah on her GCSE result – Kian got the same grade in his mocks (doesn’t get it from me)
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  14. wow top 100! thats briliant well done!

  15. Wow congrats on your tots result! Hope you have a lovely time in wales, I’ve been before it was beautiful!
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  16. You’ve had lots of lovely moments this month. How lovely that Pickle has started school and such a clever boy to be able to write his numbers too :)

  17. Sorry to hear you’ve all been sick. Hopefully you’re over it now. Big congrats on making the top 100 for Tots! Brilliant!

  18. School is a great place to make new friends if nothing else! Ooops probably shouldn’t say that!
    Congrats on your top 100 and happy anniversary for the 1st Feb.
    Love making plans for new adventures too. Lets hope the weather does get better though x

  19. Sounds like a mixed bag – highs and lows! Am sure Mummy doesnt like leaving you either 😉
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  20. Sounds like you have had a lovely January, I can imagine school is hard when they first start, I don’t even want Boo to start nursery.
    Congrats on the Tots ranking, it’s an amazing result for an amazing blog!
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  21. Well done Lea for getting a B in your GCSE that is amazing work keep it up!

  22. This sounds like a successful month to me! Well done on the GCSE B, Lea. And well done on the Tots score-you work so hard. Fab highlights! :-) x
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