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December 2014

Mental health Motherhood

Living with long-term depression: Deciding to become a parent

A photograph of a young mother wearing winter clothes and a large navy fedora walking a long a stormy Cornish beach hand in hand with her very cute toddler daughter - Living with long-term depression and deciding to become a parent - Mrs H's favourite things

Deciding to have children is a tough decision at the best of times. Deciding to start a family when you have a long-term illness and take regular medication is another thing altogether. Having long-term depression and taking medication does not preclude women from having children. I am living proof of this. That is why I want to share my story.…

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Blogging & vlogging

Santa blog hop

I am lucky enough to have some amazing blogger friends. Katie, from Life on Vista Street, is one of these fantastic women. Towards the end of October she asked a number of us if we wanted to be involved in a Santa blog hop or 'not-so-secret' Santa. We had a pretty rough time in October and the idea of some festive fun and frivolity sounded perfect.…

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Finding happiness

A special Advent calendar – week 1

Follow my blog with Bloglovin  Little Miss H is now 18 months old and Mr H and I are very excited about involving her in the traditions of Christmas. We wanted to get Little Miss into the festive spirit as soon as December started and so we came up with the idea of a special Advent calendar filled with books and activities. You can read all about our plans here.  This is what we got up to last week:  …

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Blogging & vlogging

Sunday Stars – 07/12/2014

Welcome back to the Sunday Stars linky; a place for you to share your favourite posts. A group of lovely bloggers and I decided that we wanted to create a place where all our favourite posts could be easily shared. Then we thought why not let everyone else join in. And so Sundays Stars was born!…

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Finding happiness

A special Advent calendar

Follow my blog with Bloglovin  Little Miss H is now 18 months old and this year we want to fully immerse her in the Christmas spirit. A special Advent calendar of Yuletide activities seemed the perfect way to introduce her to some fabulous new festive traditions. Creating magical memories along the way.  Our daughter is also obsessed with books and we decided to give her a book a day for Advent. These include Christmas books that we gave her last…

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