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Our June 2017 bucket list

How can we possibly be at the end of the third day of June already? This year is zooming by. And I’m certain that since having Little Mister H I have entered into a parallel universe where time moves twice as fast. May was a wonderful month. It was the month Little Miss H turned four. And we seemed very busy. I’ve got a feeling that June is going to be a fabulous month too. And it’s already off to a brilliant start. As…

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Parenting lessons from bluebells

walking through the bluebell woods i learnt something about parenting and life. I learnt a valuable life lesson. Parenting lessons from bluebells - Mrs H's favourite things

How did you spend your May Day Bank Holiday? I spent it going through boxes and boxes of baby clothes. Tiny outfits that our little girl and boy wore when they were younger. The first sleepsuit that we dressed them in when they were born. The outfit they wore when we brought them home. The dungarees they were wearing when they met their grandparents. The party outfits that we bought for their Welcome to the World celebrations. Looking through these…

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Motherhood

A perfect Mother’s Day – My Captured Moment

A black and white photograph of a mother and her young daughter on a swing in the middle of a wood - with the title "A perfect Mother's Day" - Mrs H's favourite things

Last week, I celebrated my third Mother's Day. Having suffered from recurrent miscarriages, I know how blessed I am to celebrate this day at all. Having children is much harder than it looks. Not the process of child rearing (although that has its good and bad days) but the process of creating, making and baking a baby. That is why I never take my family for granted and I am so grateful that they are a part of my life. And this year's…

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100happydays – part one

A bright and vibrant photograph of a plant with white flowers and the title "100happydays - part one" - Mrs H's favourite things

I recently read this fabulous baby wish list from the beautiful and bloomin' stunning Heledd at Running in Lavender. In this post, she mentioned her love for Baby Wearing. Which got me thinking about how much I loved wearing Little Miss H and how I miss it now that she flatly refuses to go anywhere near a carrier. Rainbow Bean is due in July. And one of the things I am looking forward to the most is baby wearing a newborn.…

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Because I’m happy – December 2015 and January 2016

A cute baby girl smiling, lying on a pink coat sheet and wearing a floral sleep suit with the title "Because I'm happy - December 2015 and January 2016"_Mrs H's favourite things

Last week was tough. Little Miss H had a very nasty sickness bug, which she eventually shared with me. It wasn't pleasant. But we are now on the road to recovery. And this afternoon has been hard. My emotions are all over the place at the moment and I often feel very tearful. To cheer myself up I think it is about time to write a new Because I'm happy post. I always love these blog posts. They never fail to put…

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Motherhood

Baby wearing love – My Captured Moment

A brunette lady baby wearing her sleeping baby in a Sunset Rainbow Lenny Lamb bamboo wrap_with the title "Baby wearing"_Mrs H's favourite things

I recently read this fabulous baby wish list from the beautiful and bloomin' stunning Heledd at Running in Lavender. In this post, she mentioned her love for Baby Wearing. Which got me thinking about how much I loved wearing Little Miss H and how I miss it now that she flatly refuses to go anywhere near a carrier. Rainbow Bean is due in July. And one of the things I am looking forward to the most is baby wearing a newborn.…

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Little Miss H

An A to Z of Little Miss H – part one

Little Miss H is almost 32 months old. Our darling girl has been an amazing , bubbly and cheeky presence in our lives for over two and a half years. I am in shock at how quickly the time has gone. It only seems like yesterday that I was cuddling our new born baby for the first time. Little Miss H has such a unique and beautiful personality. She is a confident little girl with a huge smile. She never fails to brighten…

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