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love notes to self

Love note to self

In this day and age we are more connected than ever and yet it can be easy to get caught up in comparison and self doubt. My antidote to that is this, a reminder to celebrate all the things that make us unique yet equally special.   Embrace your quirks. As in, those random little things that make […]

Growing too fast

Growing too fast

  If you could just learn to walk you wouldn’t be so heavy. If you could just tell me what you wanted to eat I wouldn’t waste so much food. If you could just understand that I won’t take very long you might wait for me a bit longer. Sometimes, I catch myself wanting to speed up […]

Costa's first birthday in pictures (38)

Costa’s first birthday in pictures

L ast weekend we had a small celebration for Costa’s birthday. My thinking was if you can’t go a bit bananas for at least one birthday, when can you?! I also imagine that next year and in years to follow I’ll likely be competing with Paw Patrol, Peppa Pig or some other toddler favourite for decorative control so […]

9 months to 9 months +

Costa, 9 months on

I remember when someone first told me how 8 months was such a lovely age and I just smiled and nodded without ever really knowing why! It wasn’t until we closed in on 9 months (last week) that I felt like there was a shift. In fact for whatever reason 9 months felt (and still feels) like […]

Book Giveaway 3

Book giveaway #3

  //  Hi folks, thank you so much for entering!  The lucky winner has been drawn (again, the husband drew a name  from my trusty bowl) and the giveaway is now CLOSED. // Big congrats to: Katie R. // Y‘know how you sometimes see someone and think  I love the way you approach life well that to me […]

To not doing it all and feeling better

To not doing it all and feeling better

Just do those dishes. Just write that email. Just do that thing that prevents you from doing what you should really be doing….resting, sleeping, recharging. At some point in my new Mum-ness I chose to put on an imaginary cape and call myself Superwoman. Pushing through twinges and the odd ache to grant myself permission to […]