Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Gallery – Tomorrow

This week’s Gallery over at Sticky Fingers really got me thinking. How can we take a picture that represents tomorrow? But if I’m honest, I’ve been thinking about tomorrow quite a lot lately. Finally writing and publishing my birth story has made me think about a lot of things, especially the prospect of having another child and I know Sausage would love a little sister (though I’m under strict instructions to not have a boy!). …

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Silent Sunday

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Maternity Matters Newsletter

It’s been a week since Susanne and I launched Maternity Matters and I don’t think we could have asked for a better response than the one we’ve had. We’re overwhelmed with the comments, tweets and messages that we’ve had from the wonderful community of bloggers, parents and Twitter friends that have been a part of all of this, and we’d like to say a massive thank you to all of you. We couldn’t have started …

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Kreativ Blogger Award

So, I’ve FINALLY been recognised for my amazingness, creativity, outstanding beauty, kindness to all, incredible skills as a writer, mother, wife, humanitarian…*sob, sob*…..I’d like to accept this award and thank…. No, wait, I went all Gwyneth for a moment there. Seriously, the gorgeous Metal Mummy has given me a Kreativ Blogger award, and as ever there are some RULES: 1) Link to 10 Blogs 2) Let the 10 bloggers know they’ve been awarded 3) List …

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Sweet Junkie

There are a couple of things you should know about me. Firstly, I’m diabetic. I developed Type II diabetes when I was pregnant and it never went away after I gave birth. Secondly, I love sweets. This is not an ideal situation! So when Sweet Junkie mentioned that they were looking for bloggers to write about their range of sugar-free sweets, I JUMPED at the chance! They sent me a lovely selection from their range …

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The Gallery – Mother Love

This is my first ever entry into The Gallery, and the theme this week is ‘Mother Love’. This picture was taken three days after Sausage was born, and was the first time I ever got to hold my little girl. When I read the theme for this week, I knew that this picture would be perfect. I think the look on my face conveys more than I could ever say here. Why don’t you hop …

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Maternity Matters – My Birth Story

Today, for the first time, I published my birth story on our new site, Maternity Matters. I’d like to post it here as this is my personal blog and it just feels right to have a record of it along with everything else I’ve written for Mum’s the Word. Please hop over to Maternity Matters and read all of the other stories we have on there too. I started blogging back in October, and have …

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