Baby’s First Holiday

Violetta is six months old and she's just enjoyed her first holiday abroad! It was her Nanny's 60th birthday and a family week in the sun was booked for all to enjoy. I'd be lying if I said I wasn't nervous about what a week away with a little baby would entail; the packing, the … Continue reading Baby’s First Holiday


My Kind of Mummy

With the arrival of our little one imminent (due in January!) I have been thinking a lot about the kind of Mummy I hope to be. There are a few things that I value very highly, probably above all else, and these things I hope to be from day one (in fact some of them … Continue reading My Kind of Mummy

Things are getting real!

Yes, I have been pregnant for 30 weeks (7 and a half months!). Yes, I do have a rather sizeable bump. And yes, I've been to five scans and seen the baby. But.... do you know what made this pregnancy suddenly seem very real and baby's arrival seem very soon? Having the car seat fitted! … Continue reading Things are getting real!

Peter Pan

I am a big lover of Peter Pan and his creator, J.M. Barrie. I first enjoyed the Disney film as a child, then when older I watched Finding Neverland and was absolutely captivated. Many of the quotes from this lovely story are very special and every child should be reminded of the important lessons imparted … Continue reading Peter Pan

Oh Happy Days!

So today we had our 28 week growth scan..... and everything was perfect! As always it's super exciting and special to see your little one on the big screen, but following the dramas of the last few weeks, today carried extra significance for us. It gave us quite a giggle when we walked into the … Continue reading Oh Happy Days!

Too Much Milk?

That's what you'd think, isn't it, if someone told you that there was too much calcium in your blood! Well, that's what I thought when, two months ago, I was told by my obstetric medicine consultant that my blood calcium was too high, during a routine check up at the antenatal clinic. But before I go … Continue reading Too Much Milk?