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

Enjoying the sunshine: simple pleasures

Enjoying the sunshine: simple pleasures

One of the best things about the summer is being able to spend so much time outside, going out and about or just spending time in the garden. The girls love being able to play outside, not least because Mummy is much less distracted by chores than when we are… View Post

Word of the Week 27/06/14 – Outings

Word of the Week 27/06/14 – Outings

This week, we’ve been making the most of the sunshine and enjoying a few outings. Last Saturday, we had a fabulous day out at Peppa Pig world with some of the other heart families from the ward where Jessica was cared for following her heart surgery. Each year, the park… View Post