Celebrating my Mum for Mother’s Day

Celebrating my Mum for Mother’s Day

This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday 14 March – and whilst this day has always been the perfect opportunity to spoil my wonderful Mum, this year is also the first year I’ll be celebrating it as a Mum myself.…

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Adding a nursery wall mural

Adding a nursery wall mural

We live in a two-bedroom house so transforming the second bedroom (which was previously an office, spare room and clothes storage) into a nursery was always going to mean we had to be clever with the space, as the house…

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The first five months of parenthood

The first five months of parenthood

Next week Alba will be five months’ old – a milestone that seems wonderful and surreal all at once.  Over the last few weeks I feel that more than ever she’s changed from being a small baby to a mini…

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Mum Guilt and Mum Anxiety

Mum Guilt and Mum Anxiety

A few years ago I was on the beach in Fuerteventura, splashing around in the surf, when a huge wave appeared and completely knocked me off my feet.  When I finally dragged myself back onto the beach I realised that…

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My Nursery Essentials

My Nursery Essentials

Since Alba was born we’ve spent an inordinate amount of time researching baby and toddler products and then trying various items to see what she likes and what we deem essential.  So much of it has been trial and error;…

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