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  • A Second Baby: My Hopes and Fears ANSWERED!

    A Second Baby: My Hopes and Fears ANSWERED!
  • Aviva Community Fund: The Real Junk Food Project Brighton

    Aviva Community Fund:  The Real Junk Food Project Brighton
  • Choosing the perfect Gift – 50 days of Christmas with Boots

    Choosing the perfect Gift – 50 days of Christmas with Boots
  • How I cope financially during my maternity leave

    How I cope financially during my maternity leave

A Second Baby: My Hopes and Fears ANSWERED!

  You might remember that back in March I wrote this post about my hopes and fears for a second baby. I wrote it when I was about four months pregnant with Pearl and full of worries about how things might pan out with another baby. Violet was my world…

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Aviva Community Fund: The Real Junk Food Project Brighton

Advertisement feature in association with the Aviva Community Fund It’s that time of year again! It’s time to talk about The Aviva Community Fund. If you’ve been following my blog a while, you’ll know I’m a huge supporter of this fantastic initiative. Last year, I visited a local primary school who had just…

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Choosing the perfect Gift – 50 days of Christmas with Boots

With Halloween out the way, the countdown to Christmas is truly on! This year with two little ones I feel like preparation for Christmas is going to be tricky to fit in, but with two little excited faces on Christmas day, it’ll all be worth it I’m sure. All I…

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How I cope financially during my maternity leave

Post written in paid partnership with Sunlife I’m sure I’m not alone in saying one of the stressful things about maternity leave is worrying about money. It is something that plays on my mind a lot and I’ve certainly had to make some changes since being on maternity leave – …

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Competition: Win a Lindt Bear Advent Calendar

Eek! It’s nearly that time of year again! Time to break out the chocolate as it’s nearly Christmas! I am a big fan of Lindt so a cute bear advent calendar is right up my street, look at that sweet little face poking his head out of the window waiting…

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Simple Halloween and Bonfire Night Recipes to make with kids

Post written in paid partnership with ASDA Brighton Hollingbury Boo! 👻 I’m so excited that it’s nearly Halloween! I just love this time of year with Halloween, Bonfire Night, my birthday (the 14th Nov… just in case you wondered) and then Christmas! With the cold, crisp weather, the dark nights…

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Planning a dream family holiday to Japan

If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you know I’m always planning my dream holidays. I live permanently with my head in the clouds as travel is one of my biggest passions (in fact I used to be a travel agent and cabin crew, back in the day!) Our…

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Weaning: First Food Adventures – preparing to wean again!

Post written in paid partnership with Organix As Pearl is nearly three months old, it really won’t be long until we start weaning again – can you believe it?! I’ve made it no secret that weaning was one of the harder parts of parenting. Firstly, I’m a rubbish cook and…

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Breastfeeding: Pearl’s story so far…

As Pearl is now 10 weeks old, it seemed like a poignant time to write this post about our breastfeeding journey. The 10 week marker is significant to us as it’s when I stopped breastfeeding with Violet. It was such an emotional week and a huge turning point in Violet’s early…

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Pearl’s Two Month Update

Little Pearly-Whirl is officially TWO MONTHS OLD! So it’s time for a little update to see how she is getting on! I wrote these updates for Violet so I wanted to keep the same memories for Pearl too. Since Pearl came along I’ve realised how lovely it is to read…

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