My Kate Winslet/Gwyneth Paltrow moment

"Oh my God, I can't believe it...I didn't think I was going to win anything! Okay...Oh look, I really did win it! Oh gosh, okay. Thank you so much. Thank

Mr Shark saves the day

I love it when children's toys can be put to a practical use.  Let me explain...A few nights ago we awoke to a cold and misty morning.  There was a distinct chill in

Siblings: worlds apart from the start

Who knew children could be like chalk and cheese right from the word go? Image credit In my last post, I talked about my pregnancy with Olivia, the diagnosis of
talipes, clubfoot

Best foot forward: living with clubfoot

What is clubfoot and how is it treated? It's always a shock when you are told that your baby isn't developing quite as it should be during pregnancy. That's what

What’s in my bag? Come and see…

What on earth can a mother keep in her handbag? This week I have had a close encounter of the very random kind. Over on twitter, some very lovely mummy

Poppy pride

Why I think wearing a poppy is important. Today, the nation will fall silent for 2 minutes at 11am to remember those who have fought, and still are fighting, in
Lewis Moody

A Moody Englishman of the best kind

A surprise meeting with rugby star, Lewis Moody. It's been one of those days today. Well, it started out as one of those days - you know, one of those
Getting ready for winter, winter weather, snow

Preparing for a winter wonderland

Refusing to be caught out by the weather this year. The weather has been fairly mild of late, only recently getting colder.  It's finally starting to sink in for me
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