One year without Mum

It’s been a year now since my Mum died. I debated whether I wanted to write this post since this isn’t a topic I have really written about before; But since this blog is more for me than for the few that read it, I felt I had reached a point where I did wantto write something. After a year I don’t find the tears coming so regularly but when I think about her, that tremendous ache and pressure in

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Remembering what will be will be – easier said than done!

Sam and I are trying to move again. We’re still slightly burned by our experiences a couple of years ago: On the move – or perhaps not. But we’ve been doing our best to put that to the back of our mind and approach this new attempt with fresh enthusiasm. One thing which is certainly true about moving home is that ‘what will be will be’. I keep reminding myself of this. But it’s really hard to not get frustrated

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Things I wish I’d known

I recently finished reading a book (in just over a week after the previous book which took 3 months!) called ‘Things I Wish I’d Known: Women Tell The Truth About Motherhood‘ which is a compilation of essays from various authors, journalists and other well known women talking about their experiences in motherhood. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it because not only were the essays really honest, but they were diverse. Following each essay, the writers called out the things they wished

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Farewell crib – not a little baby anymore

From just a few days after she was born, H slept in a crib right next to my bed. With a dropped side it meant she could always sense me near her in the night. It was also a lot easier to get to her when she needed feeding overnight all the time; Waking up every 2.5 hours was slightly easier when I didn’t have to get out of bed for every feed! But she is growing fast and recently

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About Me

Hello, I'm Angela. I'm Mum to two small people (3 & 0). I'm a Techie, Gardener, cake lover and tea addict. I also have far too many opinions...hence the blog. You can read more about me here. You can also follow me on Twitter so you never miss a post. Hope you enjoy reading!

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