Post Pregnancy Body

Being pregnant, for most people is an exciting time. Right from finding out you are pregnant to having the baby. I really enjoyed our scans, despite being worried something could be wrong. Telling family and friends about our little secret  was another enjoyable part of being pregnant. We didn’t tell anyone until after the 20 week scan, purely because I was worried something could be wrong. The risks of birth defects are higher with my epilepsy medication.  … View Post

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Light as a Feather

The last few days, I’ve been in a weird head space. And I really can’t pinpoint why. I think, sometimes, there are too many things to do. Always so many things that need doing. Every now and then, that weight of expectation becomes unbearable. We carry it and carry it and then, there comes the day that it sits so heavily on our shoulders that we start to buckle. Today, my knees were ready to give out. But J wanted to play.… View Post

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Ten Essential WordPress Plugins for Your Blog

When I started writing my blog several years ago, I didn’t have a clue what I was doing. Let alone what self hosted and WordPress plugins were all about. Over the years I have learnt about both of those aspects and many more. WordPress offers more than 50,000 different plugins, even better they are all free. Some have options for payment to go pro on a plugin. You can try different plugins out on your website,… View Post

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Living Arrows 6/52 (2018)

It’s another week of Living Arrows. Every Monday I will be sharing a photo that celebrates childhood. The project originally took its name from a poem – “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” – Kahlil Gibran   This week we have been out and about more, illnesses, poorly legs, toothache… It’s all behind us. Well apart from the occasional sniffle. I am getting J to walk the… View Post

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Win a Hauck Speed Plus Pushchair

When I had my first baby, searching around for pushchair’s and travel systems was a bit of a mission. I wanted to find one that was right for us. We looked around in quite a few different shops, got a general idea of what we were looking for, however in the end we bought our pushchair online. One of the travel systems we had seen was actually cheaper online. Kiddies Kingdom is a brilliant website… View Post

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