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The grand entry number 3: the arrival of Marni 

I’m not sure how to start my last birth story. It’s the last time that I will give birth. My births have without doubt been the most incredible experiences of my life. Not just becoming a mother and welcoming my three children, all in very different ways. But actually genuinely changing my life, my work,… Continue reading The grand entry number 3: the arrival of Marni 

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Play matters: homemade dinosaur land

I read a lot of play ideas, especially on Ghost Writer Mummy’s blog and on The Boy and Me’s blog. And sometimes I get round to doing things myself, some ideas need to wait til The Pob’s a little bit bigger. But…The Pob has just started preschool and I’m halfway through my maternity leave with… Continue reading Play matters: homemade dinosaur land


Country kids: watching the fisherman

This week we’ve been outdoors a lot with a trip to the farm, the safari park and little visits in the garden and the park. But sometimes the impromptu visits are the best. On Friday we walked into the town and when we were out decided to get to the park. We had fun swinging… Continue reading Country kids: watching the fisherman

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National breastfeeding week: breastvest giveaway

As part of national breastfeeding week, breastvest have provided me with a breastvest to giveaway to one of my readers in their choice of size and colour. If you are a breastfeeding mother or are planning on breastfeeding breastvest will be a handy item for you. It’s just a piece of underwear which makes any… Continue reading National breastfeeding week: breastvest giveaway