• Mum Guilt and Mum Anxiety

    A few years ago I was on the beach in Fuerteventura, splashing around in the …

  • My Nursery Essentials

    Since Alba was born we’ve spent an inordinate amount of time researching baby and …

  • Framing memories

    Well – I can’t believe it’s been three months since my last post, except …

  • My pregnancy must-haves (and what you don’t need to buy)

    One thing I have found since being pregnant is that it makes you a real …

  • Overcoming a lack mentality or scarcity mindset
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    Overcoming a lack mentality or scarcity mindset

    I always knew I had various habits that could be interpreted as greedy or hoarding.  Let’s say I’m going to the supermarket for snacks for example – I’m coming out with a multipack of crisps, chocolate, sweets, ice cream and…

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    The next few months
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    The next few months

    After finally being able to make our pregnancy announcement, I’m really hoping that we can start to relax and enjoy the next few months – it’s been such an arduous and stressful time that I feel desperate to start celebrating…

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    My pregnancy diary – antenatal screenings, high NT measurements and CVS
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    My pregnancy diary – antenatal screenings, high NT …

    I found out that I was pregnant just after my birthday in mid-August.  In a state of glorious, summertime bliss we floated through those first weeks, keeping our little secret under wraps as we imagined what our baby might be…

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    DIY Christmas Ideas
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    DIY Christmas Ideas

    It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of the festive period – I’ve already done a lot of my Christmas shopping, I’ve planned out my gift wrapping theme (a very important consideration, I think you’ll agree), and I’m in…

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    Eat: Pho Vietnamese Food, Gunwharf Quays
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    Eat: Pho Vietnamese Food, Gunwharf Quays

    When it comes to eating out, although I love an indulgent spread (and often have eyes bigger than my belly), I hate that feeling of being so full to bursting that you end up leaving the restaurant feeling uncomfortable.  Lately…

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