A Lockdown Letter | To Oliver, I’m Sorry

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When we decided to grow our family to become a family of four, we couldn’t have timed it better for us as a family. While I don’t feel like there is ever a ‘perfect time’ to have a baby, this was ‘the time’ for us. It felt right. Then COVID-19 happened and lockdown began. Oliver […]

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Lockdown Silver Linings

I usually like to try and find the positives in situations, but I will be honest, lockdown has been a tough one for me! It hasn’t been easy finding positives in our current situation, but they are there! It may not all be rainbows and positive vibes, but it isn’t all bad… is it? Everything […]

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Lockdown Diaries: Week Seven

I was speaking to Jamie about how quick Oliver is growing – I can’t believe my dinky bubba is already 5 months old! He has spent most of his life in lockdown but while it doesn’t seem too long ago he was born, lockdown itself seems to be going so slow. Every day is feeling […]

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Our Cloth Nappy Journey (so far)

As we are now 5 months into our cloth nappy journey, I thought that I would share our experience so far. But let me tell you, it has been one of the best swaps I think we could have made! I’m still a complete beginner and don’t know everything, so everything I’m sharing here is […]

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Right Time to Have a Baby?

“Are we ready?”, I’ve lot count how many times we asked ourselves this when we were expecting. But not just when we had Joshua (our little ‘surprise’) but also when we were trying for baby number two! But, honestly? No. I don’t believe anyone truly is. We planned to have Oliver and tried for a […]

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Parent Guilt in Lockdown

In case nobody has asked today, how are you all? Life is all a bit shit at the moment, isn’t it? While Jamie continues working (from home), I’m juggling all the housework (which there is a continuous flow of with all 4 of us at home), working myself as I work from home anyway and […]

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Our Baby Names List

Our list of baby names for our second baby was pretty similar to the one we had back in 2014, when we were expecting Joshua. We loved a lot of the names so much that they had to go back onto our list with this little one, along with some new ones too. We chose […]

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It’s All Just a Bit Shit

Well, it’s all a bit shit at the moment, isn’t it? How are you all? We are now on week two of lockdown here in the UK – to be honest it may be less, it may be more; I have lost all sense of time! With the schools shutting, we are now home-schooling while […]

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Home School & Self-Isolation Ideas for Kids

We have all heard the news by now – we are home schoolers! Eek. For our family, schools closing has been great news. But the idea of having to home school is quite daunting. I have spent some time preparing because as of Monday, I better get cracking! We have no way of knowing how […]

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Meal Plan – 2/3 [Vegan Recipes]

Happy March! This month we are trying something new. If you follow me on social media then you will know that we are reducing how much meat and dairy we consume. Why? We have heard of the many great health benefits (including being great for your skin) and we overall want a healthier lifestyle. We […]

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