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breastfeeding anxiety

Breastfeeding anxiety

I am 40+3 weeks pregnant now; this is the point in my pregnancy with Rosalie when she decided to make her rather swift arrival into the world. The baby’s position,…

exploring frozen puddles
Motherhood, Parenting, Play

Raising curious kids

Children are curious by nature, they ask a lot of questions, and rightly so; the world is a complex place for little ones (and adults) to comprehend, and it is…

Rosalie in the leaves
My family

Dear Baby Girl: now you are three

A letter to my daughter on her third birthday Dear Rosalie,  So today you turn three; how did that happen? I can’t believe you’ve been in our lives for three…

pregnancy test

Those first few weeks

Post written 25th May at 5 weeks pregnant Is it possible to be hysterically excited and totally petrified at the same time? I think so, because I am. When the…

making time for us

Carving out time for him and me

Jim and I had ten years together as a couple before Rosalie came along, so it’s fair to say that the arrival of our little bundle did mean adjustments had to…

toddler hooray

Enjoying the spring sunshine

I think it’s fair to say April is living up to its name with the showers. Today we even had a little flurry of large snowflakes! But putting that aside…

toddler in springtime
My family

Little person, big personality

When I look back at pictures of newborn Rosalie I see this tiny, helpless little thing with a whole future ahead of her – nothing fixed, changing every day, inching…

Being mummy

On being mummy and a role model

There’s no doubt about it, becoming a mummy is completely and utterly life-changing. Suddenly this helpless little person depends on you for everything, every minute of the day. I found…

Now you are two
My family

Dear Baby Girl: Now You Are Two

Dear Rosalie, It’s been over a month since your second birthday, how time flies, and how slack of me to not have written this post before now! We had such…