Pregancy Files – Weeks 4-8

For some people there is still nothing to report at this stage, others will be throwing up day and night and feeling rubbish. Even if you have been pregnant before, each experience will be different so you can’t assume you know what’s coming. Most of us in the UK will need to book an appointment with a Midwife via our … Read More

In case you missed it…

Complete Health Magazine The latest copy of the magazine middle A and I contribute to… it’s a stonker this month – we made Dragon Poo!!

Inside Out – Movie Review

Mmm this is a tricky one – the premise of the movie itself is extraordinarily complicated – and how I feel about the experience is too! The story is about Riley, an 11 year old girl who has to move home and make major life changes, her experiences are expressed by the various ’emotions’ that she uses to make sense of … Read More

Snibston Explorers

We try to make sure we visit lots of local attractions and events, and explore our beautiful and exciting East Midlands fully – it’s been a great time so far as we are still relatively new to the area. One place we wanted to see before it was closed down (boo) was Snibston Discovery Park.  When the smallest Baby A … Read More

Learning Curve

My last post was an attempt to add a lovely, funny quote from Terry Pratchett. I failed. It appears that I’m not allowed to put things directly from that website onto my blog – I’m still learning the ropes… No offence to the great man was intended, I just finished reading one of his book and realised I would miss … Read More

What’s in a name?

I got a bit tired of reading about what the Duke and Duchess of C will call Baby 2 – as if it’s a difficult thing? Surely for a girl there is only Peppa or Mildred, and for another boy it’s a choice between Zippy and Gilbert – depending how ‘high brow’ they want to go… And then I remembered … Read More

My skin is singing…

This post may shock people of a sensitive nature. In five years I had three beautiful children (that’s not the shocking bit…), and I wouldn’t change that for the world – however the impact was, clearly, mighty. No one really tells you all the things you need to know about becoming a parent, and I suppose you can’t really prepare … Read More

Another family recipe set free!

Middle Little A and I share a passion for cooking and baking and it’s great fun time together… we love it so much we took up the challenge last year to find a vegan, raw, gluten free, easy-for-kids-to-do recipe each month for Complete Health Magazine. You can read it free online – and it has lots of very interesting stuff … Read More