Birth expectations – ‘expect the unexpected!’

Birth expectations – ‘expect the unexpected!’

When I was pregnant with my first baby 11 years ago (wow where did that time go!!) I had all kinds of expectations of how the birth would be. This was before One Born Every Minute had been on TV so I only had Hollywood or Soap Opera birth experiences to go by which I...
Ain’t no party like Birthday Party in Lockdown

Ain’t no party like Birthday Party in Lockdown

Birthday Plans for Charlie As Charlie’s 3rd Birthday approached, the whole family and his friends were extremely excited.  We had a party with a bit of a difference planned.  We had an outdoor adventure scheduled for the 28th of March, (Charlie’s actual Birthday) on...
Twins you say?

Twins you say?

Picture the scene, I’m 8 weeks (ish) pregnant, over the initial shock (not planned, but very wanted!) and starting to get used to this whole carrying another living being inside of me.   I’m just doing a quick run to Tesco when bang, someone crashes into the back...
Lockdown living: home-working with two young kids

Lockdown living: home-working with two young kids

My name is Sam, i’m 32 and I live with my husband, our six year old son and almost two year old daughter.  My husband and I are very lucky to be working from home. As we have an absolute hurricane of a toddler, as well as our 6 year old, it’s not possible...
How to thrive in any situation

How to thrive in any situation

Thriving, Adjective: prosperous and growing; flourishing What does it mean to thrive to you? To me it means to be able to have a mindset of being able to just go with flow of life. I’m generally a planner, however, when I find I let go and live a little without the...