Gallbladder Removal: 3 Things I Wish I had Known

At the beginning of October, I had surgery for gallbladder removal. I had been having issues with it on-and-off for eight years. Eventually, it had gotten to the stage that I couldn’t eat anything without being in pain and medications weren’t helping. It had also started to cause issues with other areas of my health,… Continue reading Gallbladder Removal: 3 Things I Wish I had Known

Family Days: Mini Festival at Brands Hatch

I posted on my Instagram recently about a family trip we took to watch the Mini Festival at Brands Hatch and got quite a few questions about it. I thought it might be easier to write about it in a blog. This way I can hopefully answer everything in one go.  I don’t claim to… Continue reading Family Days: Mini Festival at Brands Hatch

The Husband and I

My husband and I really are the definition of opposites attracting. I am an extrovert, he is an introvert. I like adventures, he is more than happy to stay at home. I see the opportunities in a situation, he sees the dangers. I want to jump feet first, he dips his toe while trying to… Continue reading The Husband and I

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Out-Earning my Husband Doesn’t Worry Me.

Recently I saw an article which said that millennial women were worried about out-earning their partners . It got me thinking. The article was originally published in 2017, but I wondered if it could still be true, or whether attitudes have changed.  In my relationship, it is something we have talked about a lot. We… Continue reading Out-Earning my Husband Doesn’t Worry Me.

The Things Children Say

I was talking to someone on LinkedIn recently and was reminded of some of the strange and, quite honestly, hilarious things that children say. It’s well known that young children especially have no filter. They literally say whatever pops into their heads and don’t worry about how what they say is received. More often than… Continue reading The Things Children Say

Smear Testing: Why I Support #TheSmearCampaign

Growing up, I only had one grandmother. My mother’s mum had died before I was born. Over the years, I learned that it was because of Cervical Cancer. She had been diagnosed when she was 30, purely by chance as she had been bleeding during her 6th pregnancy. Until that point, she had never had… Continue reading Smear Testing: Why I Support #TheSmearCampaign

‘Mumpreneur’ – Why I Don’t Like Phrases Which Specify Gender

Recently, I got opinionated on LinkedIn. This is very unlike me, as I usually try to tread a careful line not to insult anybody. As a rule, generally I only post links to articles I have published. But, a friend had been posting tips on improving engagement, so I thought I would give it a… Continue reading ‘Mumpreneur’ – Why I Don’t Like Phrases Which Specify Gender