Author: Lisa

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A Billion Stars…

When I think about the moment Connie was born I am overwhelmed with memories of how she looked, how I felt, how exciting it was, how amazing I found it that I had created a tiny little being, I also remember feeling like it was very much the middle of...

Meal Planning w/b 2.4.2018 0

Meal Planning w/b 2.4.2018

In an effort to get back into the habit of planning our meals each week I decided I should blog them too! We had been slipping into some really bad habits and ending up with a load of wastage so I’m hoping planning will mean we’re more organised and have...

Bibetta to the rescue! 0

Bibetta to the rescue!

I had worried I wouldn’t cope well with things like nappies and baby sick when I became a mum, however that was nothing, I could never have prepared myself for the mess that is “baby led weaning”!  Having to wipe down not only the baby and the high chair but...

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World Breastfeeding Week – 5 products which have helped me on my breastfeeding journey

This time last year I was patiently awaiting the arrival of Connie (although we didn’t know she’d be Connie yet) and I saw all the information about “World Breastfeeding Week” and I was so excited to be part of it this year!  It was so important to me that I...

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Summer holiday memories

I’ve seen a lot of posts today about it being the first day of the summer holidays, for me it’s no different to normal apart from the fact Anthony went back to work after a few weeks off today so I’m learning to parent alone during the day again! I...

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Connie Marie – Birth Story

When I think back to my labour and Connie’s birth, I realise that it wasn’t until about six weeks before she was born that the fact that all the nudges and kicks and flutters I was feeling was actually a tiny person and that I was responsible for them! At...

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Why I buy second hand…

When I look around our house I realise that most of our furniture was donated by friends, family or bought from charity shops, then anything we couldn’t find second hand we got from Ikea, which I appreciate is quite a big difference! Our dining table was my great grandmothers and...

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Going Forwards

I think I expected to feel really emotional when Monkey crawled for the first time, perhaps have a lump in my throat, as it was I was just insanely happy and also highly amused. She didn’t crawl towards me, or her Dad, she moved towards her own reflection in the...

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Five useful things I learnt about Breastfeeding.

The only things I really researched whilst pregnant were about birth and breastfeeding, so I knew as much as I could about both.  If I hadn’t I wouldn’t have known anything really as the support I was given by health professionals on these subjects was pretty minimal.  Although, I will...