A work in progress 

I often describe myself as a “work in progress “and I truly do believe that’s a good definition of who I am. Yet the other day someone said that by doing this I was putting myself down.  Am I?  You see as far as I am concerned I have a lot...

Happy 35th Birthday Dear ZOO..

Walking back  again through the toddler years with my new little one has filled me with so many déjà vu moments. Holding my little man in my arms I am transported back 15 years to when my girls were little enough see on my lap. So many things have changed, yet still...

#Earlymomentsmatter

Completing my degree in Therapeutic Childcare last really drove home the importance of a child early years. The impact early negative experiences could have on the whole of a child’s life. The need for awareness and support in this area is high and so much more...

For a reason

It is said that people come into your life for reason. Some are to be lifetime friends, others for a fleeting moment but each and everyone of them have a purpose in your life.  Never have I been as sure about this than over this last week. Walking through one of...

Not the second post I wanted to write

I didn’t want my second post to be a sad one. I wanted to fill this blog with fun and laughter and happiness. Yet you know what life isn’t like that. It’s a journey of wondrous moments and also one of truly hard ones. I’m walking through a hard...

Hello from over here

Hello and welcome to my new virtual home. Why have I moved you may be all asking? Well here’s why? When I started Walking in Angels it was my move to my first self hosted blog but more importantly it was a move in a time of pain, a time of grief. The name itself...

D- Day

A reminder popped up in my phone today was 13 years since my dear Nan passed. How I miss this woman, she was such a character, always up to something. She was such a big part of my childhood from holidays we spend together filled with nights in the Sun centre in Rhyl...

We are awake …

I didn’t attend the Women’s March on Saturday, not because I didn’t want to, I so did. My heart, my soul walked step by step with all those standing up to be counted. I didn’t march because it’s been a hard few weeks and although we are...

Perfect print

We have been running Livvy’s Smile for the last 8 years now, it certainly keeps us busy planning events, fundraising and generally getting awareness out there. This year is going to be especially busy with the planning and holding of  Livvy’s Ball. With so many...

Born in my heart 

So it’s seems my little man loves the hospital so much he had to return for another visit. This time of course he had to up the drama level a little or a lot as the case may be. I’m exhausted both physically and mentally, my body aches and is craving sleep...

My word for 2017

So I’ve started my New Year in the hospital. Little man is not 100% but is improving unless to count the after effects of antibiotics and numerous nappies, the joys of being a parent.  I cannot actually believe we are heading into a fresh new year last year...

So very thankful 

Sitting here in a hospital bay with a poorly little man is sending me on a journey of memories. Endless nights of observations, temperature checks and the general hustle and bustle of a hospital ward. I am so thankful for the wonderful NHS and all it’s amazing...

Christmas when grieving

I’m going to start this post with a truth, no matter how hard we try to deny it, it is simply a truth. Christmas when grieving sucks, it hurts, its hard and its so blooming wrong. No matter how far you are down this grief journey the fact that there is an empty space...

My Little Rock Star 

I’m having so much fun shopping for toddler clothes. The ranges have expanded massively since the girls were little. Little ones today can be full on style icons. I am really enjoying sourcing out unique brands, companies that offer super different and...

Lets go on adventure

You will read often how much I love books, how I love to get lost between the pages,go  off on adventures full of adventure and excitement. I love reading with my children so of course I want them to join with me as we journey across the world into lives that are not...

Christmas with Snapfish

I’m getting so excited for Christmas, I love any and every excuse to give gifts. This year is a little extra special as it is our first one with our new little one. So with all this in mind I wanted to send out some special personalised Christmas cards to our...

#Giveabook

Books, books and more books this is my kind of personal heaven. Let me escape between the pages to far away lands on dangerous adventures. Books have been my refuge, my escape for longer than I care to remember. So it was a foregone conclusion that any child of mine...

Pretty please

When I first found out I had been nominated for a UK Blog award I was completely surprised and a little nervous. You see competition scares the pants off me and often you will find me running in the opposite direction of anything that leaves me open for judgement....

How could I have forgotten? 

Yesterday the world just didn’t make sense. My heart and my head just couldn’t stay on the same page. I screamed, I cried. I was angry, I was sad and for a while I didn’t know why.  Why was this day so hard?  Then I caught the date on my...

Reindeer memories

Have you ever had a day that just exceeds your expectation, a day filled with magical memories and maybe even a little bit of elf dust. Yesterday was one of those days when we visited Blithbury Reindeer Lodge.     “Nestled in the heart of...

What’s your decision?

Being awake in the early hours with a teething baby gives you a lot of time to think. Something which I’m still trying to decide if it is a good or bad thing. You see no matter where you are in the world right now it all seems a little crazy. With the austerity...

Major event, major disappointment..

This weekend was supposed to be a major event in the plus size fashion world with the British Plus Size awards 2016. From what was advertised it was supposed to be a star studded night celebrating brands,bloggers and all from the plus size world. So as you can imagine...

Friendship #lovegiving

I have been thinking a lot about friendship and how its supposed to be. Any regular readers of this blog would know that its something I struggle with, I have often let my insecurities and lack of self confidence become a barrier to true friendship. Thats not to say I...

Love revolution 

Well what a week, many of us are feeling a little lost, afraid and extremely angry. Still whilst we may not have expected the results of the USA elections we still need to hold on to hope. Hope that Donald Trump is more than the media is portraying him.  Hope...

Christmas style from Lovedrobe 

It’s that time of year when invitations start coming through the door for Christmas parties, work do’s or the general let’s use any excuse for a night out invites.  I love Christmas and this year is going to be rather special as it will be our...

From babies with love. 

I’ve been a Big Issue reader since I was at college and first learn of it. I was just impressed by the philosophy of it and also inspired by those selling it.  So when I heard about the online shop and especially the new baby shop I had to let you all know....

Eight years 

I wasn’t sure I was going to write this year, I was thinking, wondering if I should let the day go past without remembrance. Yet I knew it would be a lie, a falsehood because pretending that this anniversary doesn’t exist doesn’t make it so. In fact...

Twenty years of flying

Dear Alan  How do you find the right words to describe twenty years of marriage? I could go with the old adages “I would have got less for murder” or you are “my old ball and chain”. Yet none of these are right.  I’m simply...

How is it October already ?

I have been reflecting about this last year and cannot actually get my head around what an incredible year 2016 has been so far. Of course the highlight has to be the decision to adopt my little one he has brought such a light into my life I cannot find the words to...

It’s October 

October is Rett Syndrome awareness month and normally each year I am sharing here and everywhere as much information as possible to raise the awareness on this syndrome.  This year I have struggled. Not because it isn’t as important anymore because it...

Instagram Feed

Bloglovin

Follow

Tots 100

TOTS100 - UK Parent Blogs
TOTS100