Why I Love Portugal for a Family Holiday

We have been to Portugal a couple of times now, and we are going again really soon (or we might be there right now as you are reading this!) and we really love it for a family holiday, but it’s also great for a relaxing few nights away as a couple. My sister got married in Portugal a few years…

Holding On

*This is a post about my miscarriage, so you might not want to read it if it will particularly upset you. I lie on the same hospital table for the second time in three days. I lift up my knees and let them fall apart as the lovely, kind nurse points a lamp at my vagina. I’ve had six implements…

It’s Party Time at Smyths Superstores!

Last week Ava decided that she would like to go to Smyths toy shop to spend her money on some new clothes for her babies. She’s saved up a bit in her cute Elephant piggy bank (thanks Aunty Emma) and I’d said she was allowed to spend it on something of her choosing at Smyths (within reason). Alas, once she was…

June Goals

Well May has been hellish, that’s for sure. It’s certainly been one of the worst months of my life which I wasn’t expecting. I thought May was going to be the start of summer – sunnier and happier days, and looking forward to our holiday at the end – not so unfortunately! I’m still struggling with it all to be…