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Staying Home

Staying Home

A New Normal It’s been over a month since I was supposed to return to work. I wrote a wee post back in December after I decided to hand my notice in during my last month of maternity leave and enter into my new role of the ‘stay at home ...
A Year of Change // A Year of Adjustment

A Year of Change // A Year of Adjustment

2018 – Year of Change Here we are, and it’s nearly Christmas. I remember standing by our Christmas tree last year with my baby bump and saying to Robin “I cannot believe this time next year we’ll have a nearly one year old next to our tree” – and now ...
Christmas Gift Guide 2018

Christmas Gift Guide 2018

Christmas Is Coming… Ok, so, CHRISTMAS. Sorry, I know it’s still November, but everyone’s talking about shopping aren’t they? Black Friday fever… even though no one in the UK had even heard about this American phenomenon until about 2 years ago… I’m not the best at being organised when it ...
TheEdinburghMum X TheFringe2018

TheEdinburghMum X TheFringe2018

Fringe Festival 2018 August is fast approaching… HOW IS THAT POSSIBLE? I know right? Seems like just yesterday we were snowed in! Let’s hope the great heatwave returns for the month to maximise our outdoor cider drinking and street food eating in time for the biggest event of the Edinburgh ...
Motherhood: Levelling up in London

Motherhood: Levelling up in London

Taking the Plunge This weekend I travelled down to London, solo, to see one of my dearest friends. She hadn’t had a chance to meet Scout yet, and it was proving difficult for her to find a date she was able to get back up to Scotland. So on a ...
Time: An Instagram Filter for Life?

Time: An Instagram Filter for Life?

Sugarcoating Life Last March I wrote a blog post about my experience of overcoming cancer in 2011 and my feelings towards it now when I look back. Well, recently I’ve been thinking even more about it. However, this time I’ve been trying to remember the true reality of my situation. ...
A Note To My Friends…

A Note To My Friends…

When I became a Mum, I changed and sometimes it takes me by surprise how much. Of course, for the most part the changes I see in myself are positive, and I embrace them and am immensely proud of them. However, there have been times that I have felt like ...
A Different Mother

A Different Mother

A better mother second time round? Nope. Just different… I knew from day one that I was different. Within the first few hours with Scout being Earth-side a profound difference was obvious. But it took me by surprise. When I became a Mother The joy I felt when Oscar was ...
Capturing Us

Capturing Us

“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” — Aaron Siskind It can’t just be me that thinks photographs are so special. I’ve always loved them. In fact, when ...