I’m Never Getting a Tattoo

When did I become in the minority group by not having a tattoo ? It was something I noticed on my recent holiday. It appeared everyone but my family group had a tattoo. They are…

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So we Joined the National Trust

I have a lot of happy memories as a child going rambling with my Dad and brother around some of the National Trust parks in the Peak District and Yorkshire Dales (of course being a…

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Stopping Breastfeeding My Baby – The End of My Journey

I had never planned to breastfeed longer than 12 months with my first child and stopping breastfeeding my baby before then was something I just planned. I know it is possible and plenty do but…

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10 Reasons Why I Loved Being Pregnant

We are starting to think the unthinkable. Perhaps it is time for another baby? We always said we would like about 3 years between children at least and after Christmas this will be about the…

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Breastfeeding in Public Can be Positive

In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week this next post is about my experiences with public breastfeeding. I’m gobby. There is no doubt about it. I have yelled at people for pushing in queues in shops, given…

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Starting Breastfeeding – My Journey

Starting breastfeeding, my journey will always stay in my mind. I knew I wanted to breastfeed and when my eldest was born it was one of the first things we tried, after we had some…

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10 Things I Wish I Hadn’t Done as a Mum

In life generally there are always those things that seem a good idea at the time. That extra glass of wine. Pole dancing when drunk. Buying onesies. The hangovers and bruises are just not worth…

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