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Alfie’s first term in school

Well, we’ve reached our first half term and I thought I would reflect on how it’s been so far. Despite having to isolate recently for a week I have to say that Alfie has settled in nicely. It’s like he’s always been there & always been going. I just love how excited he is about […]

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Curve Balls

If there is one thing I have learnt in life it’s the harsh reality that nothing ever goes to plan. When I was a little girl I had this idealistic plan in my head. The whole marriage, 2 children, ‘perfect family life’. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not ungrateful for what I’ve got and I […]

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Lockdown reflection…..

So we are now on like what week 16 of lockdown here in the U.K (Feels like week 1,000 though!!!!) and things are finally starting to feel a little bit more normal now.   We’ve had 3 birthdays just in our house, missed two family members birthdays, had one Mother’s Day, one Easter, one Father’s […]

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Lockdown update

So it’s been a whole month since I left the house for something other than a walk on the back field. There’s a few things that I’ve……..well I guess you could call it learnt.  Anyway, this is my thoughts and fluff and stuff on a page for you to read if you want about my […]

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Lockdown with children

So it’s been a few weeks now here in the UK where we have been on lockdown and honestly still don’t think I am used to it yet. I’ve comfort eaten, I’ve had a birthday on lockdown and cried about all sorts. Anyway, while I am not expert and you will never seen me as […]

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What Mother’s Day means to me…..

I remember growing up when it was just myself and my Mum. Seeing how hard she worked to provide for us, look after me and play both parenting roles. I just remember just wanting to always show her how grateful I was for everything she ever did for me. I still feel like that now.  […]

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Don’t judge a book by its cover

Don’t judge a book by its cover is one of my favourite sayings.  You never know what someone is having to deal with. You don’t know what’s going on inside. I remember the early days after I had lost Ethan, looking around and thinking that everyone who had a baby where lucky. That they had […]

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Not good enough for Christmas?

Just before December hit, I felt a wave of panic. Like I wasn’t good enough………. Suddenly there were Christmas blogs, vlogs and posts everywhere and I had nothing. Don’t get me wrong, I love and good Christmas vlog and everything else that comes with it. I have a fabulous watch list on my youtube! However, […]

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Mum’s Christmas Wish List

We all talk about Christmas gift guides for children but what about us Mum’s too? I mean we work really bloody hard and put ourselves at the bottom of the pecking order all the time.  Then when it comes to Christmas it’s oh just money or vouchers thanks……. Then what happens to that? Be honest……it […]

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Legoland Manchester- disabled access

So as you have probably gathered I’ve been trying hard to get out a lot more at the moment. We recently went to Legoland in Manchester. We have been many times before but not for a while and Alfie has been asking so as it was a wet day, off we went! Armed with my […]