Category: Family

I’m Back! What Happened on Hiatus?

I’m Back! What Happened on Hiatus?

After a super long hiatus, I’m finally returning to blogging! My absence has largely been due to my maternity leave ending in September last year and finding it hard to juggle hobbies like blogging and reading alongside the demands of full-time work and looking after my daughter. I have really missed sharing my book reviews and artwork on Creative Therapy and engaging with my book blogging family. The time now feels right to get back into regular posting again, so stay tuned for the announcement of a new blogging schedule! So, what have I been up to all these months? […]


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Posted 24th June 2017 in: Family, Health, Life Updates. Tagged: ,

#atozchallenge Z is for Getting Some Zzz’s

#atozchallenge Z is for Getting Some Zzz’s

Today is the final day of the A-Z Blogging Challenge! The aim is to write a post for every day of the month except for Sundays, with each post representing a different letter of the alphabet. This year, since I’ve just become a mum for the first time, my theme is: ‘an A-Z of Newborn Care’. I’ll be talking about all the highs and lows of parenting, sharing things that have been useful for me and posting some cute pictures. For the letter ‘Z’ I have chosen to talk about Getting Some Zzz’s, in other words, getting some sleep. Looking after a newborn […]


#atozchallenge Y is for Yelling

#atozchallenge Y is for Yelling

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge! The aim is to write a post for every day of the month except for Sundays, with each post representing a different letter of the alphabet. This year, since I’ve just become a mum for the first time, my theme is: ‘an A-Z of Newborn Care’. I’ll be talking about all the highs and lows of parenting, sharing things that have been useful for me and posting some cute pictures. For the letter ‘Y’ I have chosen to talk about Yelling, a.ka. crying or screaming-something which most babies do plenty of. Read on to discover […]


#atozchallenge X is for Xmas

#atozchallenge X is for Xmas

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge! The aim is to write a post for every day of the month except for Sundays, with each post representing a different letter of the alphabet. This year, since I’ve just become a mum for the first time, my theme is: ‘an A-Z of Newborn Care’. I’ll be talking about all the highs and lows of parenting, sharing things that have been useful for me and posting some cute pictures. For the letter ‘X’ I have chosen to talk about Xmas (Christmas) because I couldn’t think of anything else vaguely baby-related apart from xylophones […]


#atozchallenge W is for Wearing Your Baby

#atozchallenge W is for Wearing Your Baby

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge! The aim is to write a post for every day of the month except for Sundays, with each post representing a different letter of the alphabet. This year, since I’ve just become a mum for the first time, my theme is: ‘an A-Z of Newborn Care’. I’ll be talking about all the highs and lows of parenting, sharing things that have been useful for me and posting some cute pictures. For the letter ‘W’ I have chosen to talk about Wearing your baby. ‘Baby Wearing’ basically means wearing your baby in a carrier or sling as […]


#atozchallenge V is for Vaccinations

#atozchallenge V is for Vaccinations

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge! The aim is to write a post for every day of the month except for Sundays, with each post representing a different letter of the alphabet. This year, since I’ve just become a mum for the first time, my theme is: ‘an A-Z of Newborn Care’. I’ll be talking about all the highs and lows of parenting, sharing things that have been useful for me and posting some cute pictures. For the letter ‘V’ I have chosen to talk about Vaccinations. Vaccinations (usually injections) are administered from infancy to help stimulate a child’s immune system […]


#atozchallenge U is for Useful Apps

#atozchallenge U is for Useful Apps

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge! The aim is to write a post for every day of the month except for Sundays, with each post representing a different letter of the alphabet. This year, since I’ve just become a mum for the first time, my theme is: ‘an A-Z of Newborn Care’. I’ll be talking about all the highs and lows of parenting, sharing things that have been useful for me and posting some cute pictures. For the letter ‘U’ I have chosen to share some Useful Apps. Nowadays we are so lucky to have so many useful apps that help […]


#atozchallenge T is for Tummy Time

#atozchallenge T is for Tummy Time

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge! The aim is to write a post for every day of the month except for Sundays, with each post representing a different letter of the alphabet. This year, since I’ve just become a mum for the first time, my theme is: ‘an A-Z of Newborn Care’. I’ll be talking about all the highs and lows of parenting, sharing things that have been useful for me and posting some cute pictures. For the letter ‘T’ I have chosen to talk about Tummy Time. This is when you put baby down on their tummy on a […]