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Things I like {The newborn edition}

It's just ticked over a week we have been home with Maggie. The days seem to arrive and end so quickly without doing nothing at all except just the normal day to day stuff which now seems extraordinary because Maggie is here. Everything takes so much longer though with a newborn. The fire … [Read a little more...]


The Story of Maggie’s Birth Day {Business time}

{Pre warning...this is a long post} There's no question I am a fan of Beyonce or, as I like to call her, Bey Bey. Her song "Who runs the world?" (GIRLS) is something I will often sing to my girls at any given moment and even though sometimes I get confused by her messages of women and power and … [Read a little more...]


The story of Maggie’s Birth day {The background}

There's so much to share and tell about all this that this may be ridiculously long and all over the place, but it's something that I want to share mostly for me, like most things on my blog. You see … [Read a little more...]


When time stops: The first days

It never fails to amaze me that all that time there was a baby in there. A real, whole person. As Harper said to me on Sunday morning "Mum all that time, it was Maggie kicking in there." The … [Read a little more...]

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And then…

SHE was here. Maggie Roslyn Macdonald arrived yesterday afternoon just before 4pm in the most beautiful way. She is a wee one...just 3.3kgs of pure perfection. It's been a long few days but we … [Read a little more...]


Preggo Files #20

I keep getting well meaning text messages from kind friends who love and support me who are keen to know how I am. Sounds reasonable and nice doesn't it? MY REACTION TO EVERY SINGLE ONE: Some … [Read a little more...]



You think being an adult you would know how to do stuff by now. I still spend an extraordinary amount of time using google and blind faith to get me through. Especially with parenting. even with this … [Read a little more...]

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Monday meal ideas: VEGGIES!

Give me the veggies at the moment. Give me them raw or baked, in a salad or roasted. Give them with eggs or leftovers on toast. I just want them. Must be the baby needing a break from the intake of … [Read a little more...]