Tag Archives: inspiration

To My Princess 3 – 5 Months

To my Princess 3, You’ve been in our lives for 5 months already yet it feels so much longer. I keep getting quite emotional about the way time is passing us by in a flash. At 5 months you weigh 12lbs 3oz. Everyone has started to see the change in your weight. You’re much more chunky and feeling filled out. …

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World Prematurity Day 2014 – My Premature Birth Story

Today is World Prematurity Day. Around the world each year 15 million babies are born too soon. In 2008, I was part of that statistic when I welcomed P1 7 weeks early. In that same year the idea came to raise awareness of the serious issues that these babies and their families face and so World Prematurity Day was born. …

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To My Princess 3 – 1 Month

To my Princess 3, I’ve been writing letters to your sisters for a while now and so of course it’s time to start yours. I want you to be able to read back on your childhood, your life and to know who you are and what has shaped you to be the person you are when you finally read this. …

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To My Princess 2 – 1 Year 8 Months

To my Princess 2, This month you’ve become a big sister. No longer the baby of the family. The middle child. You’ve actually taken the whole thing pretty amazingly. It’s been a strange week. One moment you were my tiny, cuddly and light toddler, then I had your baby sister and you became this grown up, heavy and robust little …

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Leftover Meal Using Eggs – Shortcut Eggspert Challenge September

According to WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) the top food items that are not used in time are, and therefore thrown in the bin are: 1. Bread; 2. Milk; 3. Potatoes; 4. Bananas; 5. Carrots; 6. Pork/ham/bacon. With this in mind September’s Shortcut Eggspert Challenge with British Lion Eggs and BritMums was to create a meal using leftovers. In …

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To My Princess 1 – 5 Years 9 Months

To my Princess 1, You’ve started your second year at school. It’s crazy to think you are now a Year 1 pupil. You seemed to settle quite well at the start of school and your behaviour had really improved. But after a couple of weeks and us agreeing to an after school club once a week, your behaviour deteriorated drastically …

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The Things I’m Looking Forward to Post-Pregnancy

With just three official weeks left until my due date. I’ve guiltily started dreaming about the moment I go into labour and give birth to our beautiful baby girl. I have been feeling rather negative about pregnancy, it’s been a tough “last ever pregnancy” and I’ve struggled to see the good side of it all. I’ve not enjoyed being pregnant …

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To My Princess 2 – 1 Year 7 Months

To my Princess 2, You seem to have really grown up this past month. I feel like I say it every month to be honest because I suppose there’s so much for you to learn. It’s crazy to think you’ve been in our world just 19 months but it feels like a lot lot longer. You’ve been learning to run. …

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30/31: My Earliest Memories

I have quite a few memories from my childhood. I can’t quite pick one as being earlier than the other. 1) We lived adjoined to a veterinary surgery, the one where my mum worked, and I have so many memories of being there. I remember playing between the big bags of dog food stacked on shelves. I remember watching kittens …

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29/31: 5 Things I Can’t Live Without

Easy peasy. Not exactly life or death but these are the things that make my life go round… 1) My husband. He’s my back bone. He’s taught me so much. He’s my absolute best friend. The main person I rely on for everything. He puts up with so much. 2) My Daughters. Without them I’d have no purpose. It’s that …

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28/31: My Biggest Source Of Inspiration

I couldn’t choose between my Nan or my Grandad so I’m going to write why both of them are my biggest inspirations. My Nan I cannot remember a time where she was 100% well. She’d always get out of breath walking to town but she never really let it effect any of us. As things got worse, yes she’d complain …

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23/31: What I’m Looking Forward To

I’m looking forward to a few things really. I’m looking forward to what our future holds and all the exciting unexpected things. I’m mainly looking forward to the day I can bend down properly, see my lady bits, hold my beautiful newborn in my arms and give my back a break by passing her to Daddy! I’m looking forward to …

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21/31: Top 10 Blogs

I currently follow 103 blogs over on Bloglovin’. I’m over there too ya know so let’s boost the 14 followers I currently have hey! Whittling 103 down to just 10 is going to be tricky but here are my top 10, in no particular order… 1) Edspire Jennie is an inspiration. I remember the day I read her blog for …

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20/31: The Best Thing To Happen To Me In 2014

I can’t believe it’s day 20 of August already!! This year seems to be zooming past. 2014 has been a pretty stressful year for my family but we’re still standing strong. The best thing that’s happened so far this year hasn’t exactly happened yet. The birth of our third and finally baby, our third daughter. So I’ll have to use …

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13/31: Where I Live

Today’s “Blog Every Day In August” prompt was to share where we live and a couple of cool things about it. This is one that’s easy peasy!! This is the place we call home… I made the decision to move from my birth town, Essex, to Kent quite swiftly. When I get something in my mind it stays there until …

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