Always Planning Ahead

I wrote a post last year about trying to enjoy the journey and the anticipation. However, it seems more and more that I’m living in anticipation of something that may be happening next week, next year or at some indeterminable point in the future. Just waiting for that to happen, …

Happy Fathers Day

                    On Father’s Day 5 years ago we sat down with Craigs whole family and announced that we were expecting Oli. Since then a lot has changed, but one thing has always been the same – Craig has been the most wonderful …

The Anticipation

Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about my goals and hopes for the future. What’s the MOST exciting feeling you can summon up from memory? Without a doubt, (don’t worry, this post is not about babies) every time I hear the happy news that someone has fallen pregnant with their …

Wishlist

I am still very much in love with my OMG Alphabet bag, but as I’ve dragged it around mercilessly for the last 18 months-ish, it is now rather worse for wear. I am definitely lusting after this hot pink heart bag, as apparently I have become obsessed with pink recently. This book has been recommended numerous times, most notably in the Blogcademy recommended reading list, I really don’t think I can resist for much longer (note: must make time for some reading of books rather than twitter etc.)   Photo from boohoo.com I spend some of my christmas money in …

Heralded as Rattling-ly Magnificent…

And some other generous compliments…   Anyway the reason that I have been soul-searching in this manner (or just going through my spam filter, if you will) is that I was updating my about page. It’s still a work in progress but it looks a little more fun. What do you …

Motherhood: Expectation vs. Reality

  So back when I was (eventually) a beaming pregnant lady bursting with anticipation & excitement, I kind of had an idea in my head about what Motherhood would be like, and what kind of Mother I would be. It was something like this:   Wake up every morning, as …

Looking Ahead to 2013…

I thought I’d keep it simple this year – 4 seems like a relatively achievable number of resolutions that I may actually be able to stick to. Perhaps. What are yours?