• Five ways I’m celebrating Spring

    I was born in August and have always considered myself a true summer baby – I …

  • Review: Jaques of London wooden toys for babies

    One of the aspirations I know that I share with so many of my fellow …

  • Celebrating my Mum for Mother’s Day

    This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday 14 March – and whilst this day has always …

  • Adding a nursery wall mural

    We live in a two-bedroom house so transforming the second bedroom (which was previously an …

  • Pregnancy in the time of Coronavirus

    Pregnancy in the time of Coronavirus

    Emotions arrive in different shapes and sizes.  In years past, I have experienced grief that knocked me from my feet and left me crumpled into a small ball; grief as heavy as a rock, grief that took up permanent space…

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    Resources for calm, growth and self-reflection during isolation

    Resources for calm, growth and self-reflection during …

    Right now, the current situation looks different for many people, with some people completely self-isolating (like myself due to being pregnant), some people working from home but having more time in the evenings and others still going to work and…

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    What makes a good life?

    What makes a good life?

    One of the podcasts I particularly enjoy is The Good Life Unravelled by Elizabeth Dhokia.  The premise of the podcast is exactly that – unravelling and unpacking the question of ‘What makes a good life?’ with a variety of interesting,…

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    Eat: Outside-In Food Court, Portsmouth

    Eat: Outside-In Food Court, Portsmouth

    Going out for dinner, or even ordering take-away inevitably results in a stand-off between Liam and I, who unfortunately have completely different tastes when it comes to food.  I am personally always in the mood for pizza, whereas it’s one…

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    Why can’t I relax and do nothing?

    Why can’t I relax and do …

    I remember some years ago a work colleague mentioned to me that she had gone to bed early the night before because she was bored and couldn’t think of anything else to do.  At the time, my diary was crammed…

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