Monthly Archives: December 2012

New Perspectives

I’ve been very quiet on here recently.  Yet again.  I’m just not seeming to find the time to get any writing done.  Every night I have a blog post running through my mind, and every night I go to bed having not written a thing.  Being at home with two little ones, a toddler who is very bright and demands constant conversation, interaction, and stimulation, and a 7


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Pimp A Post Sunday

It’s Sunday, which means its PAPS.

On Friday 14th December, twenty six people were murdered in Sandy Hook school in Connecticut. Twenty of those were 6 and 7 year old children. The horror of this story has broken my heart and I have been sobbing for the parents and families of those poor children who never returned home from school that day.

And then I read… Continue reading


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PAPS and Boobs

I imagine this title may invite a few spammers…..

Anyway.  There has, of recent times, been a lot of talk in the parent blogging world of blogging being less about content and passion for writing, and more about popularity contests, rankings, and proficiency in all forms of social media.  So Sophie has created the PAPS (Pimp A Post Sunday, duh) to take us all… Continue reading


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Thrupenny Bits Breastfeeding Pillow

I was recently sent a gorgeous breastfeeding pillow from a very lovely lady named Melissa, who, after struggling with positioning while breastfeeding her first baby, created her own pretty, shaped, portable pillow.

Now, being of slight stature, and with a “freakishly short body” (thanks, sis), I haven’t ever really struggled with positioning or needed to pack cushions and pillows under… Continue reading


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It’s Beginning to Look A Little Like…

Yesterday started off with a very rare lie-in, thanks to The Princess waking after 7.30, followed by me running around like a lunatic when I realised I should have been out of bed an hour earlier as I had to make myself look presentable to people who were very likely not to be mums of small children (mums of small children have provided my only social life for the last… Continue reading

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