For the past few months I have been building up the emotional courage to get Pumpkin’s hair cut for the first time. For some people this is not a big deal, but both myself and my fiancé have put off having Pumpkin’s hair cut for so long, as we love his curly and unruly hair. … Continue reading Pumpkin’s First Hair Cut
Can you believe it has been six months since we moved from Kent to Somerset? So much has happened since then, but yet, it feels like only yesterday we were packing our lives up into the back of a removal truck to start a new life in the West Country. We have watched the seasons … Continue reading Somerset: Six Months Later
This week Facebook kindly reminded me that two years ago I spent 4 days exploring Iceland, as a solo traveller! Well, I say a solo traveller, Pumpkin was slowly beginning to grow inside me and was I was about seven weeks pregnant! So, let’s rewind eighteen months before that adventure, I was determined to tick … Continue reading Memories: Reykjavik, Iceland
Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it, which for many of us means thinking about getting something special for our loved ones. Over the last few weeks, I have had some fun working alongside some fabulous companies to put together a rather special Valentine’s Day gift guide, which will hopefully give you some … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
Dear Google Over the past year you have become a good friend to me, there for me in my times of need, moments of panic, and pure baby related paranoia. You never once laughed at the random things I searched, questioned my parenting abilities, or mocked my already growing worry that I was failing as … Continue reading Dear Google, (Other search engines are available)
One year ago, I was in Labour, which wasn't supposed to happen as I was booked in to have an elective C Section 4 days later, at a set time, with no, I repeat, no labour pains! However, no matter how much I was repeating the mantra "this is not how it is supposed to … Continue reading Pumpkin is One
I have toyed with the idea of writing about the adventures of becoming a mummy to our wonderful little pumpkin and living with Lupus; which likes to rear its ugly head when I least expect and want it to. However, time has flown by for the past 11 and a half months and I have … Continue reading I need a little time…for me.