Symptoms & Diagnosis of A Missed Miscarriage - Mrs H's favourite things
Trigger warning: Baby Loss. A post detailing the symptoms and diagnosis of a missed miscarriage. This is my experience of a missed miscarriage.
How to Be Happy in Your Thirties: 13 Simple Ways (Bellissimamma)
Is it harder to be happy when you're older? How do you stay happy in your thirties? I don't have the answer, but I made a list of things that made me happier. What's on your list? Let me know in the comments section!
What will you do once your children have grown? - Liberty on the Lighter Side
When I was in high school I wrote down in one of my many journals what my plan for the future was. With teenage arrogance and idealism I had my life mapped out. I have lost the written plan, and certainly the plot, since then but I seem to remember it went something like this:
5 things not to say to someone struggling with depression - Naptime Natter
It can be hard to know what to say to someone who is struggling with their mental health and depression - here are 5 comments you should avoid.
Tips for Camping with Young Children
Hey folks! I'm so excited it's camping season again! While I keep my excitement in check until baby gets better at regulating her body temperature, I thought I would share some suggestions for keeping kids (and, in turn, parents!) happy during your next camping trip. *Take lots of snacks and drinks. Kids are bottomless pits. Make sure you pack enough for the car too! *Take entertainment for the car ride: DVD player, Kindle, coloring books, car games, etc. *Entertainment for down time too…
10 things I want you to know as you turn 10…
I can’t believe my ‘baby’ is going to be 10 in a matter of days . 10 just seems a big number. I’m hurtling towards 40 at breakneck speed , yet really I’m not that wise…
Writing about writing - in rhyming couplets - Liberty on the Lighter Side
Why is it that at 11:05 my mind seems to wake and words come alive? A clutch of wise phrases befitting a sage demand to be scribbled down on a page My brain is now buzzing, fizzing and bright The one problem is, I've switched off the light.
I Ain't Missing You At All: The Day I Lost My Child
I never thought that I would be one of those parents. When other parents confessed that it had happened to them, I would always say that it could easily happen to me but I never actually believed it. Despite uttering all the right things, tilting my head at just the right angle to denote heart felt empathy and oozing compassion in the tone of my voice, I never truly considered that it might really happen to me. Well today it did. Today, I lost my child. And the very, very worst thing about…
Positive Message Tees | The Surrey Food Festival - Passion fruit, Paws and Peonies
Positive message tees are one of my favourite things. So, I have found some fabulous ones to share with you! For this lifestyle post I'm at the Surrey Food Festival, so it's a positivity all round! A fashion and lifestyle post to positively drawl over!
Facing change is hard for everyone, adults and children alike. Here are 3 books to start conversations about our natural resistance to change and its unexpected benefits. Monster’s New Undies…
Review: Magformers (Plus Discount Code for 10 % off!)
To say that the kids have enjoyed playing with their Magformers sets, would be a complete understatement. I would go as far as saying it is my eldest’s new favourite toy. So much fun in fact,…
Nature vs Nurture: Are We Fighting a Losing Battle?
I keep getting told off. I have a habit of calling my son by an assortment of names which allude to his rather mischievous tendencies. These include, but are not limited to: monster, rascal, menace, terror and trouble. My husband tells me that, by using these particular terms of endearment, I am at risk of setting my youngest up with a self-fulfilling prophecy. Now, whilst I harbour my doubts that the outcome is solely dependent on my affectionate name-calling, I can appreciate that there is…
Magical Mama Blog - Practical Gifts for this Mothers Day
A May Sunday rolls around and mom gets yet another mug, scarf, or t-shirt? While those gifts are sweet and she'll cherish them, mom deserves a bit more