Double Trouble?

Running the gamut of emotions that is discovering you’re having two or more… In one of the ‘You’re having Twins!! Wow!! OMG!!!‘ books I’ve got, there is an entire section on dealing with the emotions around discovering that yours is a multiple pregnancy. It’s quite an intense and emotive section in the book, especially the…

Mothers on Mothering

This week…Life of Pea, teaching assistant, blogger, mother to one, and expecting a rainbow baby in August 2017. So honoured, and humbled, to have the wonderful Nicola from Life of Pea on the blog today. She began fundraising and writing about infant loss after the sudden death of her newborn son in October 2015.  Sharing her experiences…

10 Things I Know About Twins…

…that I didn’t know six weeks ago. It’s a steep learning curve this parenting, and even more so if you discover you’re having twins… Chances of having twins are now 1 in 80 pregnancies (this has increased in recent years, especially due to IVF, and also to women having babies later) Two thirds of twins…

Mothers on Mothering

This week…Tessa Mills, my mummy, mother of three, grandmother to two. In honour of Mothering Sunday this weekend, I have asked my very own mother to take part in the Mothers on Mothering series. She is a mother of three and a grandmother to two and has been doing it for over 35 years! Below…

Mothers on Mothering

This week…Georgina White, blogger, founder of Mama Tribe, and mother of one. Georgie is a local blogger at Cotswold Create, and co-founder of Mama Tribe. She is a lover of Scandi and monochrome design, interiors, fitness, fashion, photography and her large crazy family. Brought up in Sussex, not far from the coast, she is passionate about the…

Be Bold for Change

International Women’s Day this year is all about making changes. “A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. “ Eleanor Roosevelt The #BeBoldForChange campaign for International Women’s Day this year is all about being braver, about taking risks and putting yourself…

Mothers on Mothering

This week…Cara Suthers, blogger, Cotswolds dweller, and mother of two. Full-time blogger Cara Suthers has a passion for photography and interior design and shares updates about her life in a country cottage just outside Cheltenham, her kids, her Basset Hound and Chinese Crested dogs on her blog withinthesewallsblog.com. My little Munchkins are… Naughty and nice in equal…

The Love Edit…

Valentine’s Gifts for busy parents… R has bought me a hand-blender for Valentine’s Day. I know this because I saw it when he tried to hide it in the car after we’d been to the supermarket. “But..but…I bought you the more expensive model…” he protested. It’s ok. I bought him a novelty mug, so I…

Mothers on Mothering

This week…Bethany Kitt, midwife and founder of The Bump to Baby Chapter, and mother of three. On maternity leave with her third child, Beth created The Bump to Baby Chapter (with her cousin Kate) to share their wisdom from their experiences as midwives and mothers. They teach antenatal classes with an honest, childbirth no filter…