Depression · Family · Life · PND · Pregnancy

Failure. And how I stopped being one.


Supposing you have tried and failed again and again.  You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call “failure” is not the falling down, but the staying down.  ~Mary Pickford Sometimes you read a quotation and think ‘pretentious rubbish’ and sometimes you read one and think ‘that’s it! Perfect.’… Continue reading Failure. And how I stopped being one.

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The Gallery: Togetherness


I could have picked a hundred different pictures for this week’s theme of ‘Togetherness’. Of me and Sy, of us with Tori, of me with my parents or siblings or friends or any number of combinations of the above. But when I sat down and started going through photos I suddenly realised that the one… Continue reading The Gallery: Togetherness

Baby · Blog Hop · Personal Challenge · Pregnancy

January Challenge – Mission Complete!


You might remember back at the start of the month I took up Tiddlyompompom’s ‘January Challenge’ and set myself the task of packing my maternity bag for hospital by the 31st, ready for BabyBump’s arrival some time in February (due 27th). Well I’ve done it! See: This time around I have packed towels, a toothbrush… Continue reading January Challenge – Mission Complete!

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Review: Sporty Bump Ltd ‘Robe-Around’ Towel for Mum-To-Bes


I was recently given the opportunity to test out and review Sporty Bump Ltds brilliant new product for Mum-To-Bes – the ‘Robe-Around‘ Towelling Robe. A stylish looking towel-wrap with Velcro fastenings at the top, it’s a brilliant idea and an essential for any Mum-To-Bes who attend gym/exercise classes/go swimming or are hitting the beach during… Continue reading Review: Sporty Bump Ltd ‘Robe-Around’ Towel for Mum-To-Bes