You’re not alone

You’re not alone

When my Mum died I felt like I was the only person in the world who had lost her Mum and going through grief – even though I knew that wasn’t true, not only was my sister going through this but one of my friends had lost her Mum a few years before too.   But...
The things I want to say to my Mum now I am a Mum

The things I want to say to my Mum now I am a Mum

It’s that time of year, it’s Mother’s Day. And I always find the run up to Mother’s Day a bit tricky. My Mum died nearly 11 years ago now, at a time when I wasn’t sure if becoming a Mum would ever happen to me. And I’m so grateful it did. But it also changed my...
Being ill when you’re a Mum

Being ill when you’re a Mum

I’ve finally succumbed to the winter cold. I’ve been really proud of my immune system this winter, keeping me well whilst everyone around was ill. But finally it got me! I try and give in to it when I’m not well but I find being ill and a Mum of two little ones hard....
Dear friends …

Dear friends …

Hello, it’s me, Nicky. Remember me? I’m the one you used to hang around with, the one that used to answer texts and respond to phone calls … I think I may have actually made phone calls too! The one that used to pop round at the drop of hat just to say hello. The one...
No one told me!

No one told me!

So today Sam started school, my eldest, so my first experience of the school transition. If you caught my newsletter on Saturday you’ll know that I’ve been firmly in denial about the whole thing! Last night it hit me and I’ve been feeling all sorts of emotions. No one...
Children and food!

Children and food!

I met Livvy over a year ago now when she was just setting up her business and I was immediately intrigued by what she did.  Livvy’s a children’s behavioural specialist, doesn’t every Mum need one of these!  So when we met up again earlier this year I...
My story

My story

I feel incredibly grateful that I’ve been able to share the stories of five amazing women over the past week. You never know what’s going on in people’s lives, what they’re going through or what they’ve been through. So now it’s my turn. I wanted to share my story,...
Strong Women: Natalie Lee

Strong Women: Natalie Lee

Today’s story is from Nat from Style Me Sunday. I’ve been admiring Nat from afar. I love her ethos about fashion with feeling, it’s not just about clothes but about feelings too. She says “I use fashion to convey how I’m feeling, or conversely change how I’m feeling....

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