Covid-19 Isolation Help Postcard

Do your bit in your local community by offering help and support to those around you. Just as everyone has a part to play during this time everyone also has something to offer. Over on my Instagram account I am attempting to do a daily live check-in just to say hi, see how everyone isContinue reading “Covid-19 Isolation Help Postcard”

Stepping Back to {Move Forward}

You may {or may not!} have noticed it’s been very quiet on the blog of late. As with all of us life happens and in simple terms other things took priority. The last time I posted I was not in a great place mentally – I was feeling overwhelmed and “without a tether”, at home,Continue reading “Stepping Back to {Move Forward}”

Empty {Cup}

If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen this post from last weekend. I’m currently struggling to find the time/energy to dedicate to full blog posts and have been reassessing my motivations and aims for the blog as part of the current journey I find myself on. Therefore, for the time being, IContinue reading “Empty {Cup}”

What is {sleep}?

Last week I started attempting to get my 4 year old twin boys and 1 year old little girl into better sleep habits and promised on my Instagram stories I would share our story here on the blog 🙂 Background As you would expect we had many a sleepless night with the twins from theContinue reading “What is {sleep}?”

Late Diagnosis of DDH {Emma’s Story}

This week we are really grateful to Emma for sharing a guest post about her daughter’s experience with a late diagnosis of DDH and why a late diagnosis is not acceptable. We were lucky to have a very vigilant doctor for Penny’s newborn infant physical examination but I am all too aware of the addedContinue reading “Late Diagnosis of DDH {Emma’s Story}”

DDH with Twins {Ruth’s Story}

We are really grateful to Ruth for sharing her DDH story as this week’s guest post. As a fellow twin mum I can only imagine the added emotional and logistical stress of having a baby with DDH on top of being a new mum of twins – a truly inspiring story. Our daughter, a twin,Continue reading “DDH with Twins {Ruth’s Story}”

{Hip-Healthy} Ways to Hold and Carry Young Babies | {by Betsy Miller}

As part of Development Dysplasia of the Hip focus month on a {Life} Twintastic I’m excited share our second guest post, this time by Betsy Miller, author and member of the International Advisory Committee for the International Hip Dysplasia Institute {see bio below for more information}. Giveaway! We are also offering you the chance toContinue reading “{Hip-Healthy} Ways to Hold and Carry Young Babies | {by Betsy Miller}”

Penny’s {DDH} Story {Part 2}

{Read Part 1 of Penny’s DDH Story here} We went back into hospital for an ultrasound scan of Penny’s hips a couple of weeks after her Pavlik Harness was fitted which confirmed she had moderate Developmental Dyslasia of the Hip {DDH} in her right hip and severe in her left. Although they were repeating whatContinue reading “Penny’s {DDH} Story {Part 2}”

Dear {you} | {by Natalie Trice}

This month the blog will be focusing on Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip {DDH}. DDH is a subject very close to my heart – as some of you may know my daughter Penny was diagnosed at birth {more on Penny’s story coming soon}. This week I’m excited to share a guest post by Natalie Trice,Continue reading “Dear {you} | {by Natalie Trice}”

The end of {maternity} leave

And just like that I’m in the final week of my maternity leave {blub}. How has {nearly} 9 months passed already? It literally feels like yesterday that I was happily mooching around with a huge pregnant belly, preparing to welcome our new baby and turning my brain to “out of office”. Am I ready toContinue reading “The end of {maternity} leave”