This is why I was terrified of my new baby

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I’m not afraid to admit, I was terrified when we brought D home from the hospital. It was inconceivable that a new baby, a whole tiny helpless life, was entrusted to our untrained, untested care. There were no definitive guide books, no rules. We had ultimate power and ultimate responsibility. We didn’t know what the hell we were doing. For a … Read More

BlogCrush week 41 – 24th November 2017

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 41! There’s nothing like a bit of last minute pressure to get you motivated, but sometimes I wish I was a bit more proactive and organised. I’ve had so many great ideas for Christmas posts and campaigns the last couple of weeks but all need a lot of planning. I think, even will all the optimism in the … Read More

Amazing everyday women: What’s it like to be a female engineer?

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I know a lot of amazing women. The sort of women who are perfect role models for my daughter. Strong, intelligent, confident, capable, inspiring. From engineers to business owners, sports champions to community heroes. These women totally rock, but do so without fame and fortune. They’re people you meet in everyday life, in the supermarket, in the pub, at the children’s … Read More

BlogCrush week 40 – 17th November 2017

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 40! Did you know Christmas is only 38 days away? That’s only 5 more #BlogCrush linkys! I bought my first Christmas present in July and have been getting bits and bobs since then but stepping up my game now and, not to brag, but I’m feeling pretty good about it. Am sure there’ll be a few last … Read More

BlogCrush week 39 – 10th November 2017

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 39! Wow, when did November happen?! The last week has been a blur of busy and honestly feels like a whole month has gone by since I last hosted #BlogCrush rather than the 2 weeks it’s actually been. I organised a mammoth birthday quest for my husband’s birthday at the weekend and fried my brain with … Read More

BlogCrush week 38 – 3rd November 2017

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Rise and shine, it’s #BlogCrush time! As it’s the first Friday of the month I’m handing over to Wendy at Naptime Natter to co-host with Lucy at Home. Don’t fret, I’ll be back next week, but please visit their posts to join the link up while I put my feet up for the week (lol): Lucy at Home – BlogCrush … Read More