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Heating The Home This Autumn

Heating the home during autumn usually means increasing your monthly budget to cope with rising energy costs. As a low income family and one that relies heavily on student finance to get us through each semester whilst Adam is studying, we really need to do everything we can to stick to our budget. I am already feeling the cold in …

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Breastfeeding Just Hasn’t Worked Out

Breastfeeding hasn’t worked for us. I think we all prepare for pregnancy with the absolute best intentions, wants and wishes for our baby and that always means making informed decisions on how we will parent. I really wanted to breastfeed Felix. I managed ten weeks with my daughter and I really wanted to get past that stage with Felix because …

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My Tips for Writing a Book

I’ve been writing a book on my pregnancy and now I’m in the final stages of editing it so that I can get it ready to publish. It’s been a lot of hard work especially since Felix was born but ultimately I had to wait until he had been born to share that final part of the story. I’m writing …

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Our Family Travel Wishlist

I’ve put together a family travel wishlist now we are a family of four. There are so many places I want to go and visit with my children over the next few years in the UK and abroad. Some places on my family travel wishlist are new, some are places Adam and I went to as children and want to …

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Our First Week with a Newborn

Our first week with a newborn baby has just been so crazy! It’s so hard to believe that Felix is already one week old. As he was delivered by c-section we spent the first few days in hospital together and came home on the Sunday night. Since then it’s been all about recovery. I’ve now had my staples removed and …