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100 Days

A friend told me today of a new challenge that’s making its way around the globe, called “100 days of gratitude”. Apparently people go onto this website, register for the challenge and then send e-mails of pictures they take every single day for 100 days in a row to the e-mail address provided to them.  289 more words


I have just watched the really interesting and fast paced debate on bbc3 Freespeech discussing the ever stigmatised issue of mental health.


It was clearly evident that there is still an overwhelming undercurrent of taboo surrounding this issue. 346 more words



I had this great vision off going out lovely long walks with Rory and meeting up with my other Mum friends. We would walk for miles and pop into a lonely bustling cafe for coffee and cake. 191 more words

New Mum

Teething problems!

We have now been through the birth of our gorgeous bundle, managed to decide on feeding options, beginning to get into a daytime/nighttime routine and then BAM! 171 more words


Kirsty's top 5 tips on visiting a mum and her newborn

1-Do not turn up unannounced – always ask a new mother if she is up to visitors. She is recovering from not only the labour and birth but 9 long months of pregnancy and needs her rest and not having to worry about tidying the house and putting her make-up on. 311 more words



The visitors you have on those first few days and weeks home after having a baby are difficult to manage. Well, they were for me. I was still getting to grips with breastfeeding and Rory seemed constantly hungry and I was clumsy at feeding him discreetly. 203 more words

New Mum

Do you really need the all singing travel system?

As part of my blog I wanted to share my experience being a first time parent with devising what is needed and what isn’t for the arrival of the baba. 611 more words