Countdown….

So here we are in the last month of pregnancy. There’s 4 weeks to go till D-Day and it’s starting to feel like a stagger to the finish line. The middle of the night dash to the loo has just…

Grace’s Autumn/Winter Wardrobe by Next

Clothes by Next and Wellies by Clarks I have been lucky enough to have had many beautiful clothes donated to us for Grace over the last three years and have also picked up some real bargains at various NCT nearly…

What to pack in my hospital bag…

Bag by Anne Klein at TK Maxx Hard to believe I’m in week 34 already!  This pregnancy feels like it’s zooming by.  We are getting there though. I am now officially on maternity leave and apart from finishing up a…

Halloween Chocolate Party Cake – a spin on Jamie Oliver’s ‘Party Cake’ …

I recently attended my friend’s son’s 4th birthday party for which she had made him a delicious chocolate party cake. It suddenly occurred to me that I had never actually made a cake with my children before! Okay, well not…

Buddhism for Mothers…a calm approach to caring for yourself and your …

As I mentioned in my ‘Spinning Plates’ post, I found the summer holidays this year fun but also hard work and stressful. This was mainly due to being in the second trimester of pregnancy whilst trying to balance the demands…

Converse infant ‘raspberry’ shearling basketball boots by Office

Converse All Star Basketball boots from Office £39.99   Grace was in need of some new shoes and I fell in love with these cosy raspberry suede basketball boots from Office. They feature a double tongue design for more body and…

Jojo Maman Bebe 4-Way Maternity Cardigan

Cardigan by Jojo Maman Bebe – £39.00 I picked up this great black cardigan from Jojo’s recently as am starting to grow out of most of my other black cardigans! I love it’s versatility and will also come in brilliantly…

Topshop Aerobic2 Wedge Hi-Tops in Tan

Wedge Hi-Tops in Tan from Top Shop: £45.00 Okay, I couldn’t resist.  I had a little birthday money left over so decided to get the hi-tops in tan as well!  I love, love, love both these and my black ones as…

What to expect in the third trimester

So the third and final trimester has finally arrived.  It has crept up on me somewhat and I really feel like the final countdown has begun.  With less than nine ‘official’ weeks to go till my planned c-section and assuming…