And almost as soon as it began, it was over. Today was my last official day of maternity leave. I’m not in work tomorrow as Thursday is one of my days off but I am back to the day job on Friday.  The past 10 months have gone so quickly but it feels like G has always been here. Already those early newborn days seem a distant memory. We did have plans to go to the Trafford centre today, a potter around the shops, a bit of lunch but my baby boy has had a bit of a cold so… View Post

I was so excited to be able to join in with The Siblings Project when G was born and loved taking picture of them both together.  Towards the end of last year life got a bit busy and despite taking the photos, I didn’t actually get around to writing up my Siblings post.  Something I am quite annoyed about now as there will a gap in the monthly photos (I may go back and write up the posts in anyway, just for me!) The last Siblings post I wrote was back in September when G was three and a half… View Post

This is something a little different for me as I don’t normally accept guest posts but with a new year I’m hoping to make lots of positive changes, one of them is being a little more open to new and fresh ideas.  Eco Badger is a new fashion company providing eco clothing to all ages.  Without further ado I will hand over to Kelly (blogger at Nature Mum Blog) to tell you a little more about it: Some of you may know me as Nature Mum Blog. It is a kind of parenting lifestyle nature cooking blog. It doesn’t really have… View Post

For a long time I always felt we were missing something.  No, that’s not quite true, we weren’t missing something, we were missing someone.  I’d never planned to have just one child, I always knew I wanted more.  When I was pregnant with O we would light-heartedly discuss whether we wanted two or three children, naive in thinking that decision would be entirely down to us. We started trying for a second child as O turned one, excited and hopeful that before too long we would be expecting a new arrival.  I was in my early 30’s, time was on… View Post