It was 2 years ago this week that I gave birth to my first child. At 6 days passed my due date I was booked in for an induction. Following 36 hours of trying and failing to get in to “active labour”, I was taken down to theatre for an emergency cesarean. As it turned … Continue reading Cesarean Awareness Week: My thoughts, my experiences
We have a guest blog this week, Holly from PitterPatterPither, has told her story about how shes transitioned to motherhood. Its something we can relate to. Please tell us what you think. Thanks Holly!!
Find out what Dani has planned for 2018 and send her your top tips.
So the 20 week scan had arrived. Despite facing much judgement about our decision to find out the gender, we were excited to get what we assumed would be confirmation of another boy. Also as I've mentioned before, our lives are dictated by a spreadsheet, so said spreadsheet (and Simon) needed to know if extra … Continue reading Battle of the Sexes
So I am self confessed history geek. Having studied history at university, I’m always partial to a trip to a beautiful castle or a visit to any of Britain’s fantastic historical land marks, and I have to admit I find it difficult not to get sucked in by a good historical drama on TV. The … Continue reading Battles of a Working Mum: an age old problem
My first ever blog! Eek!! I guess I should introduce myself, my name is Claire and I’ve been married to my wonderful husband Andy for 6 years. We have two gorgeous girls, Sophie aged 4 and starting school in September (I still haven’t got my head around this yet!) and Ava who is 14 months … Continue reading Life is about to get messy!
Ok guys I am putting myself out there today. My 14 year old daughter has gone and played out in real life that American movie cliché. Only we are not in America and more importantly this isn’t a movie! While we were away on holiday she organised and put on a party for her and … Continue reading Parenting Teenagers – My teen threw a party while we were away.
Ok. I will hold my hands up now and be honest. I was a snob when it came to childcare. There, I said it, it’s out there, please don’t judge me. For many years I had Au Pairs to help with the kids. This is not linked to my previously mentioned snobbery but because … Continue reading Dani-locks and the three childcare options.
I want to be honest with you upfront, I really don’t want to bring you down but I might do a little bit if you read this blog. This is hard because I’m the kind of person who likes to make people happy, you know the type… I make jokes about the crazy things I’ve … Continue reading Life lessons in love
So… I have finally joined the world of online dating - well not in the traditional sense, its mum dating, and I love it! To this day I don’t know what made me open the app store on my phone in the middle of the night and search for baby groups -maybe it was my … Continue reading MUSH Love x