Christmas 2019 is done and dusted, and as usual it makes me feel a bit blue. You look forward to and prepare for something for so long and then suddenly it’s over in just one day. But I can comfort myself with that it was a good one; the first Christmas in our new house – with Matthew’s parents here too.
Hello from our girls’ night in! Matthew is at his company Christmas party and will stay overnight in Helsinki – which means I’m on my own with the girls for the first time in our new house…Which makes me feel a little bit nervous – but I’m sure it’ll be fine as long as I don’t hear any strange noises or something…
The past two weeks have been pretty draining since we’ve all been ill. Or well, as usual I’ve only had a slight cold and have continued just as normal. The girls, however, have both been home from nursery for a week each – two separate weeks of course. Last week Matthew also got pretty ill and basically thought he was going to die. As usual.
I’ve got so much love for my wee Maya Papaya. Can’t believe she is two already. She is a little charmer, there’s no doubt about that. A little charmer with a will made of steel. Maya knows exactly what she wants and will let us know if she doesn’t get it, loud and clear. Usually lying on her back whilst kicking and hitting. Although most of the time she’ll try to help herself to whatever she wants, very much like her big sister. Two independent, self-acting souls, the two of them.
Today was such a beautiful frosty and sunny morning that the girls and I were all in awe of the stunning autumnal landscape glistening in the morning sun when we were driving to nursery. I made a plan in my head to go and get the camera once I’ve dropped off the girls, but by the time I got back it was too late, the sun was too high and a lot of the frost had melted.
Yesterday I was watching a Finnish reality show about ice hockey players wives/girlfriends, and in that show one of the girlfriends was studying nutrition at the open University. I instantly googled it, found a course that starts today and signed up! I’ve been interested in nutrition for most of my adult life, so it is about time I start doing something about it! And hey, this clearly proves that it can be useful to watch reality TV garbage haha!