Jessica loves painting. As Sophie was still snoozing when Jessica woke from her nap, it seemed an ideal opportunity for some mummy-toddler time and so out came the paints and the paper. Jessica used a combination of three colours (orange, green and blue) and two painting techniques (brush and fingers)… View Post

Word of the Week 02/05/14 – Coffee

Word of the Week 02/05/14 – Coffee

I’m joining in with the Word of the Week linky and my first word is: Coffee is what gets me through the day. It transforms me from shrieking harpy to sane, reasonable mummy and is my substitute for sleep. I’d prefer more sleep to be honest. However, with a baby… View Post

Review: Weird Wild – G. Clark Hellery

Review: Weird Wild – G. Clark Hellery

Weird Wild is the debut collection of short stories written by my fellow NaNoWriMo-er and writing buddy Geraldine Clark Hellery. It consists of several linked short stories and a couple of poems set in the fictional Foundry Forest,located somewhere in the UK. The forest is surrounded by legend and superstition.… View Post

Moving on from mummy milk

Moving on from mummy milk

On Sunday, my baby will celebrate her half-birthday. She will have her first taste of solid food (which will probably be puréed parsnip). This is a big milestone and one which feels bittersweet to me. It is lovely that she is growing and developing but part of me is sad… View Post

Share your story: my journey of faith

Share your story: my journey of faith

My journey of faith first started in my early twenties. From that quiet moment when something clicked through to facing a big challenge, my faith and trust in God has been a big part of my life. It has helped to give me hope and strength and provided comfort in… View Post