17th May 2015 Helen 10Comment

In the nearly six years since I held the first of my three children’s newborn hands, they have taught me the endless potential that this world has for love. From the time I knew I was pregnant on each of my babies I felt equal doses of nerves and excitement. I worried…

14th May 2015 Helen 17Comment

These 26 paragraphs of self-indulgence are brought to you by me, are all about me and are likely of no interest to anyone except me. Ah well, thanks to Andrea over at the double AWARD WINNING Office Mum, for giving me the blogging equivalent of a poke to write this…

1st April 2015 Helen 15Comment

I was on the bus home yesterday when I got chatting to a 10 month old little girl.  By chatting, of course, I mean I babbled and she smiled and cooed at me from the warm snuggy sling her mama carried her in.  She was lovely, a really curious wee thing,…

5th February 2015 Helen 13Comment

It’s over. Tomorrow morning the era of maternity leave ends. And this time it’s different. Every other time I’ve gone back to work safe in the knowledge that another baby is planned, another stint at home beckons, and this isn’t really FOREVER. But now it is! So on the eve…