5 Reasons to Shop Small

Anyone who knows me, or follows me on Instagram, will know that I love to shop small.  But why do I do it? I thought I would collate my reasons to support ‘small businesses’ here for you.  Perhaps you’re also a small shop lover, or maybe you’ve never bought anything from a small business but you’ve…

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…

Ivy’s Birth Story (Part 2)

…Continued.  If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, you can find it here. So, we were ready to go and have my waters broken.  Only delivery suite was really busy, so we were told we would need to wait and they would take us down ASAP.  This was at 3/4 pm on Sunday 9th October. …

Ivy’s Birth Story (Part 1)

It was only last night when I was immersed in writing another blog post, that I realised I have never shared Ivy’s birth story.  I then spent my day with a friend talking all about birth and my experiences from having Ivy, and it has made me want to get it written down.  And in…

Fashionable, Good Quality Maternity Wear

Everyone knows that finding fashionable, good quality maternity wear can sometimes feel impossible. When I was pregnant with Ivy, just two years ago, I shopped mainly on the high street and found I was limited to just a few shops. They had very limited stock available and I ended up wearing clothes that I didn’t…

‘Real friends’

How many friends do you have? I have a handful of ‘real friends’ who I love dearly and hold very close to my heart. And I also have a whole tonne of what sometimes feel like ‘imaginary friends’… That may sound odd to some people, but when I had Ivy, I started using social media…