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in Lifestyle, Parenting, Travel

Getting Ready for Festival No.6 and Win Tickets to attend too!

So Festival season is definitely upon us – you only have to look out the window, at the drizzly grey skies and know it’s British summertime! I’ve got to say, since becoming a mum, we thought our festival-ing days were long behind us…until…we heard about Festival No.6! Our partying days are not over. We can still say “we’re going to a festival” when all our single twenty-something friends regale their hedonistic summer schedule. We can still wear denim shorts, wellies and a rain-mac with the best of them! Phew!

So What is Festival No.6 and why is it perfect for thirty-something mamas like me?

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in Motherhood - My Journey

What is it really like going into labour?

The big question! What is it really like going into labour? Well I’m here to tell you about how it was for me…

Of course it’s different for everyone, but I wanted to write this post because I think most of us women (and men) have a bit of an unrealistic expectation of what it’ll actually be like when you go into labour and our midwives and antenatal classes sort of skim the top…Continue reading

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in Family Holidays, Lifestyle Photography, Parenting, Travel

Family Holiday Photography – Wales

Recently we ventured out with our friends and their kids to North Wales for a relaxing beach holiday getaway. I went armed with my Canon DSLR and we had the best weather and the BEST light for our family holiday photography. I was beaming and couldn’t stop shooting – I took thousands of shots and have had so much fun looking through them and picking my favourites.

If you’ve followed this blog or my instagram, you’ll know I’m really into photography, particularly shooting people and particularly lifestyle photography (i.e.. capturing moments and nothing too posed). Now we have a child, it’s even more important to me to capture the memories that we’re making together. So no better opportunity than on our holiday to the beach…Continue reading

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