Eat what you preach. Healthy eating and weaning.

Since Arlo's journey with food began he's taken to it like a dream. I'm that annoying mum whose baby eats anything you put in front of him (bar couscous and quinoa Arlo can't stand either of those!) I have made such an effort to ensure he gets a good start with food and he eats … Continue reading Eat what you preach. Healthy eating and weaning.

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Slimming World: Week One Meal Plan

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail (or so they say.) On my previous Slimming World journeys I used to get a lot of messages asking how I kept syn free/low syn during the day thus allowing me to save my syns for chocolate. As I plan on doing the same/similar this time around (keeping relatively … Continue reading Slimming World: Week One Meal Plan

To my mother on her birthday. A letter of grief and love.

Today you would have been 56. But you aren't here to celebrate and I miss you. That's a massive understatement. I miss you doesn't even come close to how I feel. I long for you. My heart physically aches without your presence. I promised myself I would write a positive post to honour your birthday. … Continue reading To my mother on her birthday. A letter of grief and love.

Birthday Blues, a message for my mum.

*The following is a guest post written by my sister.* Mum, if you were here now, and healthy you would have hated turning 56, you would have said "I don't feel it darling, I feel 18" and I would have probably rolled my eyes! But knowing what I know now you would have given anything … Continue reading Birthday Blues, a message for my mum.

Admitting to myself that I am not ok.

Grab a cup of tea this is a long one. I feel like I've been picked up by a few people, pulled in conflicting directions causing me to break. I've been temporarily sellotaped back together only to be dropped again. But this time I've broken into smaller pieces, pieces that right now seem a little … Continue reading Admitting to myself that I am not ok.

Babease: The food pouches for the future foodies.

Baby food pouches/jars. Let's face it most of us with children will have used them one time or another. Some more so than others. Some will grab them as a last resort and for others it's a staple part of their baby's diet. Whether you use food pouches to feed your baby for convenience or … Continue reading Babease: The food pouches for the future foodies.