If your kids are like mine then Christmas is very much on their radar now. Around this time of year I like to get the Christmas books out to read to them. Little Man especially loves a Christmas story so I am always on the look out for new ones that are a bit different to the norm. We were very kindly sent Santa’s Wish by Samuel Langley-Swain to review and this book has definitely ticked a lot of my Christmas book boxes! What’s it about? The book is described in the blurb as a modern twist on the Christmas classic and this…

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I have written many many times about my twins being premature. If you want to read our story then you can here. But for today, on World Prematurity Day I wanted to join in with the conversation going on on blogs, social media and probably in person too. The wonderful charity Bliss (a charity for babies born premature or sick) are heading up that conversation with their hashtag #prematurityis. 15 million babies worldwide are born prematurely so imagine the amount of stories out there about these amazing tiny little humans! There are still so many stories to tell and so…

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If the title of this post has caught your attention because you are an anxiety sufferer then you will probably end up nodding along to what am I about to say. However, if the title sprung out at you because you know someone who suffers with anxiety then keep reading because this might be really useful for you! Just like people using the term OCD incorrectly the word anxiety can be used in so many different scenarios. This, unfortunately is often where the problem lies for people like me who have been dianosed with anxiety. If you have never suffered…

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**Trigger Warning** Welcome back to my series Life After the Loss of a Twin. I have had some really great feedback about raising awareness with these posts so I am glad I am not just sharing my story but others too. Losing a twin is such a bittersweet experience and brings on such a range of emotions. As always, with baby loss there is no right or wrong way to navigate the grief but I was interested to hear how other twin loss parents coped with it. Today we are hearing from Rhiannon from the Instagram account Twin Mum Minus…

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Once upon a time there was a woman in her thirties that didn’t much like being out and about with her kids. She loved her kids so much but the thought of being in busy places with them scared her a bit. You see, this woman suffered from anxiety. Doing the things that she wanted to do sometimes seemed like really big hills to climb and sometimes however hard she tried she just couldn’t get to the top. It didn’t matter how much she wanted to get there, something in her brain would stop her. It made her really sad…

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