Goodbye 2019, can’t say I am sad to see you go.

Goodbye 2019. I can’t say I am sad to see you go. The last few years have been tough and 2018 ended hard for us, for many reasons, some of which we haven’t and won’t share, and some we have shared. 2019 started gently but has been a bit of a rollercoaster and I can […]

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Thirteen is good – growing up fast.

Thirteen is good. Today she’s thirteen. It seems like so many years ago and not just thirteen, that she decided to arrive earlier than expected as my body also decided that it had had enough of being pregnant. She came into the world dramatically and changed my life, our life. She made me a mum. […]

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Christmas Week 2019

I thought I would share a peek at our Christmas week. We did Christmas the way we wanted to. Last year, during what was a horrendously traumatic personal time for us, with some serious life stuff being thrown at us, we went away to France, sadly this year we didn’t have enough leave to do […]

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The owls in my Christmas tree.

There are owls in my Christmas tree. Owl Christmas baubles, in various shapes and forms. Some handmade, some bought, some given. New ones are added and older ones are treasured. I am not an owl fan. They aren’t an ornament I would normally collect, but along with the precious and treasured collection of owls ornaments […]

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Christmas fun at Sea Life London

*This is a review post. We were kindly gifted tickets* If you are looking for something fun to do this Christmas holiday and are local to London or planning a trip to London, then it might be worth popping into Sea Life London. Ziggy the Penguin has managed to misplace some of the presents he […]

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Daily routine with MyBuBelly

*This is a partnership post with MyBuBelly* You may have read about how we are using the MyBuBelly system and are hoping to add a third baby to our lives. They have a very thorough and comprehensive system to help you conceive and maximize your chances of conceiving a boy or a girl. My BuBelly […]

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Our week in photos – and Christmas is coming.

Welcome to Our Week in Photos. Our way of sharing our week and what we get up to with our family abroad and grandparents who like to keep up with our life and antics. This week Virgin Media broke our internet again. Actually they broke loads of people’s internet again. To be fair someone else […]

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Soothing skin with Oilatum

*This is a review post. We were sent items to review and share about* As a parent, one priority for me is skincare for my kids. That sounds a little strange, but having spent a lot of time dealing with my daughter’s eczema, it’s something that is always on my mind. Her skin cleared up […]

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Stay Classy Mama – come and join us?

I am rather delighted to be joining up to host Stay Classy Mama with the lovely Loopy Laura and another new co-host MumofASquarePeg. It’s a fun weekly linky where you can add a parenting post that you would like to share, and all you have to do is add your link and then go and […]

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Hearing loss and perspective, with Specsavers

*This is a collaborative post in partnership with Specsavers* If you have normal hearing and do not struggle with hearing loss, then like me, you probably have never really thought about what it must be like to lose your hearing or to realise that you might be suffering yourself. I recently attended what I would […]

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