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Ten months with our Sophie

Wow. It's been a while since I put some words together. I was going to write a 'nine months with Sophie' blog and then somehow another...

The perfect recipe for a sunny spring day

I'm sure I'm not the only one that spends a large portion (see what I did there!) of their day thinking about their next meal. I'm that...

A light hearted poem to make you smile

Because sometimes you need to take a step back from it all... Well, here we are as the world comes to a stand still, We’re all staying...

Coronavirus. Life in lockdown.

Corona, up until a matter of weeks ago, you had simply been a bottle of lager that I didn't have a taste for. Now, you've come into our...

Three in the bed - and the little one said!

So. I've spent six months getting to know our Sophie. We walked out of hospital feeling every inch the 'amateurs' that we were. Those...

A colonoscopy versus a spa day

I write this the day after I had a routine colonoscopy for my Crohns Disease at Colchester Hospital. In the build up, I'd almost been...

Five ways children change your game plan

Here's a few things you might notice about how your day has changed when you have a miniature version of yourself. Be sure that you know...

My January intentions

No, not my resolutions. It turns out I can't keep them and then feel bad when I fail. These intentions are what I intend to do but...

Being a 'cool Mum'

Where have 5 months gone? So, I write this post immersed in a pile of snot. It's been a pretty horrid two weeks. I vowed not to be one of...

My Five Favourite Quotes

Sometimes you read something and it's just what you need to hear. Sometimes you read something and it makes perfect sense. We're all...

The first two weeks with baby Sophie

Where do I begin? I just don't know. You can expect this blog to read much like these first two weeks have been; it might not make much...

Things I wish I'd known before I was 30

I mean we literally thought we knew it all growing up, right? I even thought 30 was old. Seriously! Here's a few bits that I wish I could...