Browsing Tag



Pregnancy cravings

They don’t lie when they say every pregnancy is different. With Dexter, it was so easy I didn’t even know for the first 5 months. With Paisley, I spent most days aching, struggling to walk and in a permanent state of exhaustion. I had…

December 13, 2016

My Slimming World Top Tips

I joined slimming world last year in February. In a couple of months I’d lost a stone and a half and was pregnant with my second child. (Funnily enough, I had my first child after losing 3 stone on my own!) I didn’t continue…

October 16, 2016

Epilepsy diagnosis and the EEG.

If you’ve been reading along Dexters epilepsy journey so far you’ll know he recently had another fit after not having one since the start of August. After this most recent one, the consultant that we saw in A&E emailed all of the details to…

October 2, 2016

Back in the saddle – Rejoining Slimming World.

If you follow me on other social media, you may have noticed more food-related pictures sneaking in. That’s because I have jumped back in the saddle and rejoined slimming world. Well, last week I sort of led the horse around the paddock a bit…

September 27, 2016

Dealing with Seizures – Epilepsy and Dexter

6 years ago this month, I lost my sister.  Why do they say that? We didn’t lose her, we knew where she was. Let me start again… 6 years ago this month, my sister died. She had been in intensive care for just over…

September 24, 2016
Travel and Local

Pick your own at Hill Farm

Fruit picking is something that I’ve wanted to do for ages with Dexter and even more so now that we have Paisley. I remember going to a pick your own farm as a child and loving it – the beautiful rows and of fruit…

September 6, 2016

Our secret garden – Hidden gems in a kids play area.

On first glance, our garden appears very ordinary. It’s plain, it’s small and it’s mostly just grass with a border and small bit of patio – all littered with very clear signs of being well used by a child. However, on closer inspection, our…

August 30, 2016

Weaning Journey Part 2 – The Mixed Approach

Paisley has done so very well at weaning so far and we are very much enjoying the journey. If you read part 1 of our weaning journey, you’ll know we opted for a mixture of baby led weaning and purees. Now, at 7 months…

August 14, 2016

Why I love charity shops

It can be hard to get your head around the old image of charity shops – but they aren’t just filled with the smelly, worn out, crappy castoffs that people often imagine them to be. When I was at school, you could be bullied and…

August 3, 2016