Review: Treatbox Candy Lovers Subscription Box

As I write this, I have a mouth full of sugary sweet goodness which was delivered through my door this morning. As a serial sweet-fiend, when Treatbox got in touch and asked if I’d like to review their Treatbox Candy Lovers subscription boxes I didn’t even hesitate to reply with…

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My Maternity Leave Round-Up

And just like that, my maternity leave is over. Like a giant countdown clock in the sky thats been ticking louder and louder until the familiar music plays, my time is up and it’s time to face the reality of working life again. In fact, this time tomorrow I’ll be…

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IVF: Our Frozen Embryo Story

I really wanted to call this post ‘Our babies are the same age, one has just been frozen in time’ but I thought I’d be sensible and go with our IVF Frozen Embryo Cycle. Slightly less sci-fi, but both of them are true!  So, without further ado, here is our…

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Pregnancy #2: Our gender reveal

When it comes to finding out the babies gender, I am the MOST impatient person in the world. People say to me ‘don’t you fancy having a surprise?’ but the organiser and meticulous planner in me just wouldn’t be able to cope with that. I like to prepare, I like to…

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It’s the end of an era

So, I’m sitting here on my first day without Violet. I dropped her at nursery at 9am this morning and managed to leave without tears (from either of us!) As I ran through the reception I hoped no one would stop to chat as I felt the tears burning my…

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Is blogging a real job?

“Blogging – it’s just a hobby isn’t it?” – a line I’ve heard all too often! When I tell people ‘No, actually it’s my job’ I just get a weird look and a raised eyebrow. The subject is quickly changed as I think people must think I’m kidding myself or…

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The Aviva Community Fund: One of our Brighton winners is….

In association with The Aviva Community Fund 2017 The Aviva Community Fund is a really fantastic initiative, so I was thrilled to meet one of last year’s winners late in 2017. This week, after months of build-up, entry writing, voting and anticipation, the 2017 winners were finally announced, with over 590 worthy community…

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Pregnancy #2: First Trimester

When my pregnancy app flagged up a notification saying ‘Welcome to the Second Trimester!’ I had to do a double take. HOW are we in the second trimester already? It feels like I’ve only just peed on that stick, it doesn’t feel real at all! This pregnancy has just flown…

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Weaning: Introducing the new HiPP Organic Buddies & Pouches!

If you’ve been following our weaning journey so far, you’ll know it’s been a) a bumpier ride than I prepared for and b) Violet is turning into a way fussier eater than I expected, seeing as I’ve always been a good eater, even as a child. The whole thing has…

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Life is Peachy: Baby Scans and Birthday Parties

Hello! We are currently on the M4 on the way home from Gloucestershire so I thought I’d drop in with a quick life update with everything we have been up recently! Apart from being ill, with two bouts of a sickbug and a cold, life has also been pretty hectic.…

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