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Reminding myself why I blog

This week has been rather challenging. Both Rosalie and I have had bad colds, and on Monday morning all I really felt like doing was burying my head in my…


Rosalie’s First Birthday Tea Party

We had an absolutely brilliant day yesterday celebrating Rosalie’s first birthday with family and friends. I think we probably went a little overboard with decorations, balloons and banners, and I…

My family

Dear Baby Girl: Now You Are One

A letter to my daughter on her first birthday. Dear Rosalie, It hardly seems possible that one year ago today you were making your grand arrival beneath the Christmas Tree…


Poll other parents with Peepoc

Several months ago I was asked if I wanted to become a beta tester for a new social network called Peepoc; as a bit of a social media addict, I…

R on laptop

On Choosing to Become a WAHM

That’s it. The security of employment, a regular wage and paid holiday are gone. After 11 months of maternity leave I have resigned from my position as Marketing Executive to…


Happy Days #4

Joining in with the HappyDays Linky, inspiring people to make the most of every day. Out and about We managed to do quite well this week with getting out and…


The Thrifty List of Essential Baby Items

After becoming pregnant with Rosalie and signing up with a few pregnancy related websites, I suddenly felt inundated with information about different products and items that I needed to get…


Do your children help out with household chores?

Earlier this year I was listening to Radio 4 when they reported that a draft bill had been approved in the Spanish Parliament requiring children to help out with the…