Six long weeks of not being able to give Jessica my milk due to a chylothorax felt like an eternity at times. Six long weeks of continually expressing to keep my milk supply going in the hope that at the end of them, Jessica would be able to go back… View Post

Book Bench Challenge – City Trail

Book Bench Challenge – City Trail

We love getting out and about as a family and having a challenge. In previous years, hubby and I have visited the seven wonders of the British waterways, and over the last couple of years, we have been travelling around the country to try and find all the Olympic and… View Post

#NHS66 – Thank you NHS!

#NHS66 – Thank you NHS!

Today is the NHS’s 66th birthday. The Big Up The NHS campaign started in August 2013 on Twitter to counteract the huge amount of negative stories about the NHS in the media, raise the profile of the NHS, help improve morale of those who work within the NHS and help… View Post

An Ode To CBeebies

An Ode To CBeebies

Hey, hey are you ready to play? Oh joy, it’s the Tweenies – I wish they’d go away! But my toddler shrieks with excitement: I know just how much she loves watching Bella and co. Now here’s Mr Tumble – he’s waving hello Time for the magic – watch the… View Post

Word of the Week – Writing

Word of the Week – Writing

This word for this week has to be: Tuesday marked the start of Camp NaNoWriMo – a writing challenge where I set myself a target word count (20,000 words) for the month and get together in a virtual cabin with other writing friends so we can help encourage each other… View Post