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Two cushions with Jessica and Sophie's names on

Craft Project – Name Cushion

One of my latest craft projects has involved making a couple of cushions with the girls’ names on them. I love how pretty these cushions are. The middle panel could…

Feeding in funny places

I have always been someone who is very comfortable with feeding in public – it doesn’t matter where I am, if my baby needs feeding, then I will just get…

A black and white photo of Jessica behind the stairgate

Black & White Photography Project Week 2

Another old photo this week:   Jessica was just over a year old at this point and starting to become much more mobile which meant the stairgate became a necessity!…

Me and hubby at a friend's wedding

Me and You – July 2014

Last week hubby and I celebrated our fifth wedding anniversary. It has become a bit of a tradition to watch our wedding video again on our anniversary and relive all…

The explosion at the end of the pirate show at Legoland

Silent Sunday 20/07/14

The handwritten version of my spiral poem on "Anger"

Anger

A little trigger Anger starts to simmer Try to take a deep breath and calm down Tension is growing Anger’s embers are glowing Shoulders tensing, jaw clenching and frown Anger…

Crawling - this week's word of the week

Word of the Week 18/07/14 – Crawling

Life has suddenly become a lot more fun this week as Sophie has started crawling. Yes, my baby is now on the move and getting around at some speed. Life…

Jessica's painting of a fish

Pre-schools and painting

Jessica will be getting her funding for pre-school from January next year and so we have started to look at the pre-schools near us in preparation for this. We are…

A heart with the text "Heart to Heart" on one side and a picture of hands making a heart over a child's chest with the text "A linky for sharing posts about CHD"

Heart to Heart – July 2014

Our journey as a heart family began just over three years ago at a routine 20 week scan. We arrived at the scan that morning as excited parents-to-be, looking forward…

A freezer drawer full of frozen expressed breastmilk

Expressing and sharing

I have been a breastfeeding mama for just over two years in total. In that time I have done a lot of expressing. From the days after Jessica’s birth when…