I’ve suffered from restless legs on and off since I was a teenager. I had the occasional bout during my pregnancies with Jessica and Sophie but it wasn’t too bad. However, one of the times when it frequently flares up is during the night if Sophie wakes for a feed.… View Post

Siblings – August

Siblings – August

Sophie is getting more and more mobile each day and starting to pull herself up to standing. This is creating some interesting moments as we have been teaching Jessica to put her puzzle pieces and magazines or anything she doesn’t want Sophie to touch on the TV table or on… View Post

Treasure Trail – Chalfont St Peter

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, we were looking for a somewhat cheaper afternoon out for later in their visit. Treasure Trails provides an imaginative way… View Post

What’s in your bag?

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 hubby refers to as my ‘Mary Poppins’ bag and having completely unpacked it for the purposes of this post (and… View Post

Word of the Week – Challenging

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. Sophie, beautiful wonderful baby though she is, is a bit of a pickle when it comes to bedtime. Getting her… View Post

Stress and supply

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 she was finally able to breastfeed at about ten days old. Fast forward a few days from that first proper… View Post