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Treasure Trail – Chalfont St Peter

Whenever my sister and nieces come to stay, we always try and get out and about and find places to visit. After treating ourselves to a day out at Legoland,…

What’s in your bag?

Today’s BEDAOutmumbered prompt invites us to share the contents of our handbag. I don’t have a handbag these days. My change bag has taken its place – the bag that…

Word of the Week – Challenging

Feeling quite sleep-deprived this week and so my word of the week is: For me, sleep (or the lack of it!) is one of the most challenging things about motherhood.…

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Stress and supply

I have posted before about the early days of breastfeeding Jessica, or more accurately, expressing and her getting my milk via a tube for the first week or so until…

Me, Katy (holding Jessica) and Gillian

My best friends

My twin sister and her best friend met on the first day of infant school and have been best friends ever since. I envy her that friendship. It must be…

My sister, me, my dad, my mum and my twin in the pub my dad ran in 1982

Memories of my dad

Today’s BEDAOutmumbered prompt invites us to share a special memory. Some of my most beautiful memories come from my wedding day which was a truly magical day. Naturally most of…

First signing certificate

Last week I had a very proud mummy moment with Sophie when she got her first signing certificate at Tiny Talk for being able to clap her hands (and she…

WW1 Centenary – Lights Out

“The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime.” (Sir Edward Grey, 3 August 1914) As we drove through sleepy Flanders…

My favourite quote

My husband and I held each other tightly as we sobbed together in the hospital chapel, our world having fallen apart just moments earlier when we had been told that…