As I sat there surrounded by loved ones, party music playing, disco lights dancing, my babies asleep in their prams, I could feel myself getting emotional. To be there, to see how my life now is, when I honestly thought I would be dead now. Looking around at who is in my life, watching my… Continue reading Mum’s Surprise 60th Party
Who am I? Who was I? It is so easy to lose who we are and feel like we have lost our identity when we become a mother. Don't get me wrong, it is the most incredible feeling to become a mama, mom, mummy, mum, but it can also be hard to adjust - and… Continue reading Not Just A Mum
What is domestic abuse? Physical, mental, financial, sexual, coercive. In the majority of cases by a partner, but it can also be by a family member. The perpetrators are most commonly men to women, but that doesn't disregard the fact that men can also be victims of domestic abuse. In relation to my own experience,… Continue reading Domestic Abuse
Your baby is coming up to 6 months old and you are starting to think about weaning, however you have heard about baby led weaning but are a bit unsure about what it is. Firstly, don’t worry! Baby led weaning gets your child used to food straight away, in that they will actually be feeding… Continue reading What is baby led weaning?
Looking for somewhere to go on holiday that is family friendly, pet friendly, couple and group friendly? We absolutely love Darwin Forest in the Peak District because it really is a place to unwind and relax - even with triplets! In 2016 we randomly came here and had a lovely pint in Foresters bar and… Continue reading Darwin Forest – A Family Break
When you find out you're pregnant, usually you don't think you will have to have a c-section. Being pregnant with triplets, it was a given I would have a c-section as my babies would be very premature. I actually had mine at 33 weeks and 4 days gestation! But I had questions - and worries… Continue reading 10 random c-section questions
What is bronchiolitis? What are the signs and symptoms and how can it affect my baby?
When you think of having a baby, that's it...a baby - one. Then in the future maybe more. However, never in a million years would I have thought I'd get pregnant with triplets! My career was going really well, I was finally doing what I really wanted to do and feeling confident. My relationship was… Continue reading Pregnant with triplets
WARNING: Contains graphic images of a surgical nature. "Ok, so the first one will be out in a few minutes." "Wow! I didn't even realise you had cut me open already!" "Can you feel any tugging or pain?" "Nope, can't feel anything!" "Boy! Boy! Girl!" "Are they ok? Why can't I see my daughter? What's… Continue reading Birth of Triplets