11 months ago I sat in the car having a little cry that I had lost my little boy to school. I had read lots of things to say that once they go to school you lose them a little bit, that they won’t be your little one anymore. I was so proud that morning after watching him go in with no tears and looking so excited to start his new adventures, pushing his nerves to the side. 11 months on and I’m writing this the night before his last day of Reception. And those things I read were right.… View Post

If you’re like me then you will have already taken thousands of photos of the kids this summer and the holidays are only just about to start. There is the obligatory paddling pool photo, the water fight photo, the first time they dipped their toes in the sea photo. There are just so many photos opportunities in the summer, I love it. What do you do with your photos then though? I always think I should get them printed but never get round to it and apart from the odd few for the mantelpiece they all tend to just sit… View Post

I’m back with some more lovely clothes from Lavendersun to show you. With this summer being such a hot one sometimes the easiest things to put babies and toddlers in are vests or onesies but sometimes they can be a bit plain and boring. If you are looking for some onesies that are a bit prettier or look a bit more like a little outfit then Lavendersun’s website is definitely worth a look and they are reasonably priced too. Lavendersun  very kindly allowed me to try a couple of their onesies for Little Lady and I wasn’t disappointed. There was… View Post

So the summer holidays are on their way and with them brings very little time for us parents. However, the phrase You cant pour from an empty cup is still as true as ever and looking after yourself is still paramount to giving your kids the summer you want to give them. If like me, self care and time by yourself is super important for your mental health and to be the best mum you can be then self care becomes even more significant. As I am facing a summer of a lot less time to get myself too I have… View Post

In the UK, 1 in 4 pregnancies will end in miscarriage, stillbirth or premature birth. The emotional impact this has is devastating and leaves parents with so many unanswered questions. There is still silence and shame around baby loss. But if we can talk about it openly and honestly, not only can we help each other feel less alone, but we can also pave the way for greater awareness and more research to stop it happening. This is why Tommy’s is launching a brand new campaign, ‘Together For Change’. Tommy’s  The quote from Tommy’s is the reason for todays post. This post… View Post