“By 10pm her temp had rocketed to between 40-41.4c”

We’re half way through the first week of school Easter holidays. Just before they started I said I was determined to do stuff because last time we were all sick and I was even more focused on keeping everyone healthy. Well, so far, Monday we went to an ante-natal clinic which can’t have been much fun for the girls. Tuesday, …

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I’m A Britmums Live Virgin

For those of you who aren’t bloggers or just haven’t heard of Britmums before, they are the UK’s largest collective of lifestyle bloggers and digital influencers! Britmums Live is the UK’s biggest, two-day social media conference and blogger event. After reading blog posts after last years conference I was desperate to attend myself so booked up as soon as the …

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To My Princess 2 – 1 Year 2 Months

To my Princess 2, Apparently you’re 14 months now!! It’s crazy. You’ve achieved so much but still have a whole lifetime ahead of you to learn and achieve so much more. This month we told you about your new baby sibling, not that you understand us! For the past year I’ve been cherishing every single moment of you growing up, …

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Pregnancy Diaries – 12 – 13 Weeks #3

Apparently I’m entering the second trimester already! I’m supposed to start feeling more energised and less sick from now on… We’ll see… Week 12 saw a huge wave of exhaustion and dizziness. Hubby told me to enjoy this pregnancy as it will be my last but it’s very hard to enjoy it when you feel so darn rubbish!! I’ve literally …

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Letter To My Nan – 7 Months

Hi Nan, I have some pretty big news for you. We are having another baby! I can imagine you rolling your eyes and saying “I thought you might be”. You knew with P2. I’m a little upset about things though, the thought of you never meeting this baby and not having you come visit me in the hospital just hours …

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“I’ve entered that world now”

So I’ve entered that world now… The world of questions and people you don’t normally speak to expecting answers and you have to answer otherwise it’s rude! Yeah… That world. It’s been just one day, actually less than that, since I announced to the world that we are having baby number three! It’s a little daunting when people say “you’re …

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“I’m pregnant with baby number 3!”

I’ve lost complete motivation in my blog the past two months and finally I can explain why. It’s been the fact I’ve been unable to speak about my life fully as we’ve had a secret to keep. That secret is rather scary, will change the dynamics of life as I know it. Deep breath in… We’re adding another member to …

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Family Meal Using Eggs – Shortcut Eggspert Challenge March

The Shopping List 2 medium sized eggs 2 sachets of ready made batter mix (I know that’s a bit of a cheat but they are seriously amazing and very cheap!) 400ml of cold water 14 sausages (I actually had two brands as I realised I only had 6 and needed to feed 5 people so ran to our off license) …

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Fisher-Price Feeding Range Review

P2 has always been a very independent eater and absolutely loves and embraces her food. As you all know, I’m a huge fan of Fisher-Price and was rather excited when they told me about their new feeding range being launched on 24th March! We’ve been putting some of the range to test. The Learn-to-Hold spoons are brilliant!! They feature bending …

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Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Anytime Soother Review

February 2014, Tommee Tippee silently launched their newest ranges of soothers. There’s four new types: Fun, Anytime, Night Time and Air. We were invited to the Tommee Tippee Silent Launch of their new soothers at The Babyshow but unfortunately we couldn’t make it and luckily the lovely people at Tommee Tippee sent me a pack of their Anytime soothers to …

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To My Princess 1 – 5 Years 3 Months

Dear Princess 1, Since starting your new school I’ve seen you blossom! You’re happier and brighter. I think your behaviour has certainly improved. You’re learning new and rather intelligent words to add to your already extended vocabulary and have made a few close friends. I’ve been very proud of your eating recently too. It isn’t so much of a fuss …

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“I’m annoyed with both soaps for exactly the same reason!! The way they portray teenage/young mums”

I watch Hollyoaks and EastEnders religiously – thank goodness for Sky+!! I tend to get really emotional about certain storylines. I’ve posted my anger towards Hollyoaks’ teenage pregnancy storyline before, the Sinead one. I was actually quite pleased that she didn’t get the baby adopted blah blah. Anyway, I’m annoyed with both soaps for exactly the same reason!! The way …

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The Baby & Toddler Show Bluewater Competition and Discount Code

I’ve got a fantastic opportunity for you to win a pair of tickets to the Baby & Toddler Show at Bluewater on the 25-27th April. a Rafflecopter giveaway I love baby shows. It’s the one place you can find and view pretty much everything you need when expecting a baby and beyond! You get to talk to the experts too. …

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“I was a new mum to a premature baby at just the age of 16”

When I was pregnant with P1 I was expecting to have her in February 2009. She had other plans. Eager to meet her family and be introduced into the very scary world, P1 arrived in December 2008 just in time for Christmas, Christmas Eve! She weighed 4lbs 13oz which was a really good weight considering she was nearly two months …

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