New York, New York!

New York, New York! A couple of years ago Dan and I were fortunate enough to jet off all the way to The Big Apple. My brother was living there at the time and it was too good an opportunity to miss! It was great to catch up with my bro and his girlfriend and we had a fabulous […]

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5 reasons to get out and about

Once you have a baby, sometimes it can be hard to motivate yourself to leave the house. Pyjama days can seem increasingly appealing the longer you stay inside. I find, however, that once I make the effort to get myself up, showered, dressed, and out and about, I feel much better. Here, I’ve put together my 5 top reasons to […]

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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech was an awesome holiday! We went on a city break with Thomas Cook over a long weekend and it was fantastic! With hindsight, it would have been good to go for a little longer and visit a few other parts of Morocco (Casablanca and Fez would have been on our list), but hindsight is a wonderful thing, and […]

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Rome, Italy

Rome was our first holiday destination as a couple. What a fine choice! Rome is certainly a city for romance, and will always hold a special place in my heart. The orange houses in the centre, each with their wooden window shutters, balconies spilling over with plants nestled in ceramic pots, the buzz of the tourists as they […]

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Scribbles on my breastfeeding story

Giving birth was pretty hard. I thought once it was over, the rest would kind of fall into place. I’d always hoped to breastfeed, and I’m still breastfeeding now, but it’s definitely not been an easy ride. Pain, bleeding, cracked nipples, a tongue-tie, nipple shields, engorgement, expressing, failed attempts to bottle feed expressed milk, and […]

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Scribbles on my birth story

Birth. I’ve spoken to lots of new mothers since having Baby J, and it’s clear to me that no two birth stories are the same. Or even similar. Thankfully, mine was quite straightforward and Baby J was delivered safe and sound, thanks to the wonderful midwives, and thanks to Dan, who was my rock. Baby […]

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