What to Pack in Your Maternity Bag

Share This:   With about 6 weeks left to go it’s definitely time to start thinking about what’s going in my hospital bag. My labour bag is sorted, thanks to Devon Road Babies so that’s one job done!   My Dear Husband was sent to the loft to retrieve my maternity bag today but unfortunately due to several factors his…

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My Promise to You

Share This:   When you’re born, I will hold you When you cry, I will comfort you When you’re hungry, I will nurse you When you’re tired, I will lay with you   If you stumble, I will steady you If you fall, I will catch you If you’re happy, I will play with you If you’re sad, I will…

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33 Weeks Pregnant and Struggling

Share This:   I have felt far better than I do this week by a long shot.  Week 33 is really getting to me, and the thought of the weeks ahead is even worse.  As the idea of writing this post started to gain momentum in my head while cooking dinner it was enough to reduce me to tears.  I…

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Mr Nutcase Product Review

Share This: A few weeks ago we were lucky enough to receive a personalised IPad Executive Flip Leather Style case from Mr Nutcase.  This was perfect timing as our old one was getting a little battered and was due an upgrade!  The website warns you that the case only comes in white and pictures will only appear on one side…

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Princess seeks World Domination

Share This: Aren’t toddlers one of the most challenging little beasts you’ll ever come across?  We are starting to witness some interesting developments in Princess at the moment, which are causing concern for the current Nursery Peace situation.  All Leaders are convinced she is harbouring plans to achieve World Domination, and will stop at absolutely nothing until she has achieved…

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Emel Shoes fit for a Princess: Review

Share This:   Princess and I have been lucky enough to be sent this lovely pair of Emel Shoes so that we can let you know what we think.  This couldn’t have come at a better time for us.  I’ve become a little disappointed with our regular brand recently.  It seems they are producing more and more fashionable shoes and the quality isn’t what I…

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Review: Floralands Farm Park

Share This:    Isn’t spring a lovely time of year?  Everything starts to come back to life as the winter hibernation draws to an end.  Despite some grey days this week spring has made a reappearance just in time for the weekend and it coincided perfectly with the reopening of Floralands Farm Park in Nottingham.   This was our first…

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Lavender and Olive Oil Sea Salt Body Scrub

Share This:   I’m now 32 weeks pregnant and things are getting really hard.  I feel like I’m wading through treacle constantly.  A short walk to the shops is a major battle with Braxton Hicks firing shots at me all the way.  I’m definitely getting in loads of deep breathing practise, it will be a matter of course when labour…

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Mum to a Teen too: A Mathematical Genius!

Share This:   Some days I really do find it difficult to accept that I’m a Mum to a 16 year old.  It’s not the number of years that’s passed as such.  I look at this 6’1/2 foot young adult and I can’t help but see all the years that have gone before him.  Having the Princess makes me look…

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Oven Pride Review: This Pregnant Lady Needs a Clean Oven!

Share This:   I hate cleaning the oven.  It’s probably the most detested domestic chore in the UK, or even the world!  We had a new oven about a year ago.  With toddlers, teens, work and everything else in between this dirty job keeps going to the bottom of the pile.  When Oven Pride claimed they could make this job ‘less…

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Co-sleeping: What’s the Problem?

Share This:   I always find myself apologising if the issue of Princess’s sleeping arrangements arises with anyone, friends, other parents and even family.  You can never be quite sure how it’s going to be received.  I find myself apologising for being such a bad parent.  I had one of these very conversations just the other day with a friend…

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