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Faye

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Pregnancy

Choosing the right place to give birth

Having Erin 6 year ago I was put into a consultant ward due to her being “big”. She wasn’t huge but they were concerned about my body being small and Erin being big. But I delivered perfectly well a very healthy 8lbs 7oz baby. I gave birth at Shrewsbury Hospital and it was so dark …

Review

Gift solutions for Everyone this Christmas

Halloween is over, its the 2nd November and everywhere has turned Christmas crazy. Me included! I am fairly prepared for the big day due to having a baby due a week after! I thought I would share with you some of the fab things I have come across in the hunt for the ideal Christmas gifts. …

Collaborative

Autumn doesn’t mean pasty and pale!

When I was about 17 I went through a phase where I thought “pale” meant ugly… oh the things you learn when you get older. If pale is ugly then why are people like Kate Winslet known as an “English rose”. I used to use foundation every day but not to make myself a different …

Review

Paint Sticks- for Creativity without the mess!

I am your typical mum who likes to do craft but hates the mess and the tidy up afterwards, washing up paint trays and paint brushes after Erin has spent all of 10 minutes painting (namely all over the table rather than the paper) is my idea of hell!! Thankfully for all of you mummies …

Fertility Files

The guilt of having an IVF baby

Welcome back to my fertility series , if you want to check out my previous posts click here: Fertility files I haven’t done a post for Fertility files for a while now but I am finding the fact my children are IVF apparently means that they are different. My babies aren’t different to normal kids, …

life

Timehop- the Curse of memories

Timehop…. every morning I get my little notification- ‘you made memories today’. As you open the app there’s one of two things, either beautiful pics of a podgy little Erin or memories which make things a little harder to swallow. One thing that stands out is that Timehop doesn’t just include pics that you post …

Fertility Files

The Truth behind Polycystic ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that affects how a woman’s ovaries work… What does that even mean?? That’s the definition of PCOS. Not meaningful to anyone, doesn’t provide answers or support. Doctors unfortunately don’t have the time to explain things and tend to give you a by the book description. PCOS affects …

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Here we go again…

I’m fed up. Fed up of my gorgeous girlie feeling so rubbish. Doctors are awful and no one seems to know what to do with her. I will take you back to 5th September when Erin’s reflux came back with vengeance. The cough, the blocked nose, the grunting and the poorly tummy. I took her …

Review

#ACEforschool Challenge with BritMums

This post is an entry for the BritMums #ACEforSchool Challenge, sponsored by ACE. Get help for all kinds of stains with the ACE Stain Helper. http://www.acecleanuk.co.uk/ or to buy head to your local Tesco’s, Morrison’s, Waitrose or Sainsbury’s. Erin has always been the child to come out of any situation with a filthy outfit. School …

Review

Ways to get your summer wardrobe to change to Autumn!

During the awkward change between seasons I struggle to find clothes. Being pregnant makes it even more harder and I don’t want to spend a fortune on new clothes. Luckily I have found ways to assist with the change over, especially with these freezing mornings and summery afternoons. Cardigans- long line or short cardigans can …