#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. This campaign aims 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… 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 04/07/14 – Writing

Word of the Week 04/07/14 – Writing

This word for this week has to be writing. 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… View Post

Breastfeeding my heart child: a ban on mummy …

Breastfeeding my heart child: a ban on mummy milk

Sitting next to the hospital cot in the early hours of the morning, with my four month old daughter blissfully breastfeeding, I wanted to freeze the moment and hold it forever. This would be my baby’s last feed before she had to go off for open heart surgery. I gazed… View Post

Me and Mine – June 2014

Me and Mine – June 2014

I’m at my happiest when it’s just the four of us, spending quality time together, creating precious memories. Twelve whole days together at the beginning of the month, enjoying a road trip around France, Monaco, Italy and Belgium – with a day trip to Sark thrown in – our first… View Post