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Lara’s birth

I was pulled from a deep sleep by a tensing in my tummy. Looking at the clock, it was around 5.20 right bang on my due date. Straight away I knew that this was the real thing: I was in labour. A smile crept over my face as I tried to lie still and focus … Continue reading


Memories from June. From 25 weeks at the beginning of the month … My gorgeous boy, just before getting his hair cut. He loves his sunglasses. My handsome boys, post haircut. … 27 weeks … Homemade ice-lollies (Smitten Kitchen recipe) … Nearly 28 weeks, going to the RSC … Exploring and adventuring at Compton Verney … Continue reading

I am trying

I try really hard. Not all the time and not in everything, it has to be said, but, in general, I am a try-er. (Or, I am very trying – a joke that I have never heard before. I’m looking at you, DAD.) As a child I tried things and wanted to know about things, … Continue reading