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

It feels like forever since I sat down to write a new post here.  I’ve just about kept things ticking over with a couple of Little Loves posts and I am loving being able to at last join in with The Siblings Project but other than that my little blog has been pretty neglected.  As we begin to come out of that newborn haze of the first few weeks and find our feet as a family of four I find myself thinking about the past few years and the long road we have travelled to get here. For so long… View Post

On New Years Eve I did something that had been playing around in my mind for a while. It made me sad (and still does a little), but I wanted to enter 2015 with a clean slate. I knew this year was going to be a tough one and I needed to be surrounded by people who were going to be on my side. So what did I do? I deleted three of my oldest friends from my phone and unfriended them on Facebook. There was no drama or confrontation, I simply clicked the delete button. It had taken me a… View Post

I don’t really do New Years Resolutions. Mostly because experience has taught me that I don’t really stick to them.  The plans to lose weight/cut out alcohol/eat healthier normally go out of the window after the first week of being back at work.  I don’t know about you but January is my least favourite month of the year, Christmas is over and the summer seems so far away. However this year I will be doing all of the three things mentioned above. I’m not classing them as resolutions, but dry January commences on the 2nd (I know it’s a slight… View Post