Today is a VERY good day! My beautiful, amazing husband has found a way for us to be able to purchase a NEW bus!!!!! WOOHOO! I never ever knew that I was living with my very own bus fairy. We went looking on the weekend and found the perfect bus for us. We drove it, loved it, the kids loved it, the babies loved it. It came in at a good price and Toyota in Cardiff gave us a more than fair trade in. Our only issue was funding but David worked it out. Things will be tight for a little while but I will have reliable, safe transport for all of us! Gotta be happy with that.
In other news, Ivy said her first two word sentence this morning. We have butterflies everywhere in our house (it is a symbol we use to acknowledge William) and they are everywhere outside in the garden too, so the girl has grown up with our winged friends. Anyway, she was playing with a butterfly on my bed this morning and she says, as clear as day… " Awwww, pritty b-fly" (Awww, pretty butterfly). It was so gorgeous and clear! I’d forgotten how amazing it is when babies start talking. As if that wasn’t enough, she made Imogen’s day when she called out "Immy!" from her carseat this afternoon. She is such a smart little button. She wanted to go outside this afternoon and was tapping on the door. I explained to her that we would have to wait until Noah woke up and she pottered away, happy with that. About half an hour later, we heard Noah cry out. Well, she was up and at his door within seconds, saying ‘Nono, Nono’ (Noah’s nickname for himself is ‘Nono’). As soon as I opened the door she was in there babbling away to her brother about something that I didn’t get. Obviously he did because as soon as I had put him on the floor they both made their way to the door and Ivy started her tapping again!
If she wants something that her sisters have, she puts her little hand out and cries "share, SHARE!" or "Ta, Ta" and the volume escalates if it’s not given straight away. Miss bossy pants.
Noah is smart too. He lets her do all the talking and reaps the rewards! Very clever lad that one.
Ivy had a haircut yesterday, her first. She now has a perfectly adorable fringe to go with her little curls.
I’ve dobbed myself and Mum into making eight ABBA costumes for Starstruck (Mum if you read this before I have a chance to talk to you, don’t have a stress out, it will be FINE). Oh and eight A-line skirts too. We have a month to do them all. GULP
Tracey started her new job today and I miss her already.
Leanne finished up and I met my new counsellor Emma. She seems ok.
AJ made the football team.
Lily made it to the Zone Cross Country
Immy and Maddy have just registered for their next dance eisteddford, they have solos in the school choir and are both rehersing for Starstruck.
Maddy had a new friend over for the weekend and she was lovely. Maddy seemed really happy.
Things are looking up! It’s Mother’s day on Sunday, wonder what may blow my way.