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 Big {Pink} Jumper

Truth be told I’ve not been feeling particularly pukka lately. Big changes are looming; with the end of my maternity leave playing heavily on my mind and an overwhelming list of jobs I’d hoped to complete before going back to work paralysed by procrastination/mummy life {see The Art of {Completion}}. On Saturday I was presentedContinue reading “The Big {Pink} Jumper”

Back to {me}

A friend shared this post on Facebook today which really hit home: Parenting is a selfless act.  The act of putting those you care about most before yourself.  You spend so much time tending to their needs that it’s easy to forget your own.  And it’s also easy to feel like you’ve forgotten part ofContinue reading “Back to {me}”