Today would have been our anniversary, only we aren't together anymore. Memories popped up on social media, photographs and loving words shared of one another over previous years, the plan was to set a date and get married later this year, but then our son came along and that all got pushed to the back … Continue reading A bitter sweet reflection.
The simplest and quickest breakfast. These have always been a massive hit with my little man, from the early stages of baby led weaning to these toddler stages. For the porridge bites 👉🏻 3tbsp porridge oats, 4tbsp milk (we use whole milk.) Mix and leave until all mushy (very technical baking term.) If you're impatient … Continue reading BLW Recipe: Porridge Fingers/Porridge bites.
Today is my 29th birthday. One final year of being twenty-something. Feeling reflective I've been pondering on the idea of what I would tell my younger self, knowing what I know now. Dear Sarah, There will be moments in your life of sheer horror and desperation. These moments will break you for a little while. … Continue reading 29-years-old, a letter to my younger self on my birthday.
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.
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
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.
*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.