Giving birth for the second time

A POSITIVE TEST When I found out I was pregnant for the second time it was hard to believe – our first pregnancy was through IVF, so discovering that we had conceived naturally was a shock to say the least. We were on holiday in Cyprus at the start of the… View Post

Autumn: a breath of fresh air

Autumn has never been my favourite time of year, for no other reason than I prefer summer for its warm weather, perpetual fragrance of just-cut grass, and the sound of the birds singing under blue skies early each morning. Equally, I love the childish excitement of waking up to snow… View Post

You can do anything, but you can’t do everything

I recently read a quote on Instagram that really resonated with me. It read: “You can do anything, but not everything.” I looked it up and its attributed to David Allen, a productivity consultant and creator of the time management method ‘Getting Things Done’. There’s not really any need to… View Post

Another miracle

Another miracle is on its way, due to arrive sometime early November. It seems that our first little miracle has paved the way for the second – after such an emotional and draining journey to have Nathan, we’ve found ourselves on another rollercoaster, albeit somewhat unexpectedly. Who would have thought… View Post

To my mum

All mums are special, but I definitely won the lottery with mine. Growing up, I didn’t know my father. He was never in the picture, so it was always just me and my mum. When I was five, we moved in with my Granny but I didn’t have a particularly… View Post