A Letter To My First Born

Dear Ivy, Thank you.  Thank you for the gift of motherhood. Thank you for giving me the chance to learn, for allowing me to make mistakes without judgement.  Thank you for teaching me patience and filling everyday with joy.  Thank you for forgiving me of my flaws and always seeing the best in me.  Thank…

Odette’s Birth Story

Odette is now two weeks old and a few of you have asked when I will be sharing her birth story, so without any more delay and whilst it is still very fresh in my mind, here it is… First of all, you should know that this is a very different story to Ivy’s.  Odette’s…

…and then there were four!

It’s been a while…I took a short break whilst we did something huge.  We had a baby! We were a little family of three, fumbling through life…and then suddenly there were four of us! I shouldn’t act too surprised, It’s not like I didn’t know it was going to happen.  Having documented my pregnancy on…

Pregnancy and Me

I am generally one of those annoying people who say… I love being pregnant! …and for the most part I really do.  I say ‘annoying’ based on the amount of people I know that have found pregnancy hard work, tiresome and generally just a means to an end.  But in general, I think ‘Pregnancy and…

Ivy Turned Two!

On Wednesday, Ivy turned two! How is it even possible that my tiny little Cherry Baba has upgraded from a non-verbal, immobile baby into a walking, talking toddler…let alone a two year old!! It just seems crazy that two years have passed since she was brought into this world and at the same time it’s…

Hospital Bag Must Haves

A subject that always raises lots of questions with ‘soon to be mama’s’ is the bewildering hospital bag.  What is needed?  What is necessary? Which items are completely pointless? I turned to my gorgeous friend Jamie, from Mama Bear Of One, to help me, and together we have have collated our ‘Hospital Bag Must Haves’. We…