Category Archives: 2016


“Emergency Ambulance. What’s the address of the emergency?” Words that you only hear when things are REALLY bad. Generally if you’re hearing these words it’s because you need help and you need it fast. I spotted a trending hashtag on … Continue reading

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Eden at Nine Months Old

September. The leaves are turning shades of orange and brown, the air is (supposed to be) colder and the nights are drawing in. Pumpkin Spice latte season is in full swing at Starbucks and Eden is nine whole months old! … Continue reading

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When You Feel Like You’re Not Enough

You know when you have those days? You know the ones. Everyone has them. The ones where you feel utterly useless, hopeless and like you’re doing everything wrong. Today was one of those days.¬†

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Family Photoshoot

I realised that we never shared the pictures from our family photoshoot a couple of months ago! We headed out bright and early to meet our lovely photographer in the grounds of the gorgeous Greenwich Park. London is such a … Continue reading

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What Am I Supposed To Say?

Picture the scene. I’m on the bus with Eden. She’s doing her usual chattering at people, smiling and generally being cute. Someone gets into conversation with us and is asking questions about her. Then they say… “I bet you’re daddy’s … Continue reading

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Social Anxiety and Being Mum to “that” Child…

Those who know Eden know what a chatty, happy little girl she is. Eden is “that” child. You know the one. You’re on the bus, minding your own business and you notice a baby looking at you from their pushchair. … Continue reading

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Pokemon Trainer Fuel With the #HartleysYourLunchbox Challenge!

Pokemon Go fever is sweeping the nation. If you haven’t heard of this little game, where have you been? Seriously, what have you been doing? Walking through parks nowadays you will see lots of folk looking at their phone and … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday 21/08/2016

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Eight Month Update

Last week Eden turned eight whole months old. Time really is flying and it’s hard to believe that she’s closer to a year old than newborn.

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#MicroblogMondays Making Mummy Friends…

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is?¬†Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.  

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