We’re jumping into July like…. 🕶

I have lots on the agenda for July,including woodland visits, beach visits and catching up on my uni. I also have a “to read” pile that’s growing! I took my book to Centre Parcs but I didn’t read one sentence 🤦🏼‍♀️

I’m looking forward to seeing all the Summery photos in July and a huge thank you to everyone that joined in with June! 

#mummyphotoaday ~ beach & read

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We took a trip to Great Grandmas after school. It was nice to have dinner with her and the kiddies enjoyed exploring at the bottom of the garden.

I love her garden, it backs onto the river. There’s so much to see just standing here. Not to mention grandma’s beautiful garden. That rose bush is just amazing.

I love how the horizon has changed over the years. When I was a child you could see for miles. Over to Shuttleworth where the planes do their air shows.

Now, it’s all overgrown and the trees have gained a lot of height. It’s amazing how much it can change in 39 years!

Do you have a family house that’s been in your life since you were born? 

#mummyphotoaday ~ horizon

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The view from our sofa in the morning is the best. Squirrels, moorhens, ducks, deer and lots of birds… it’s amazing to sit here and watch them.

I love that our garden is full of trees and the lake. It’s meant we’ve seen more wildlife than normal.

We’ve been feeding the deers berries and lots of nuts and seeds for all the other animals. The squirrels are loving the peanuts!

There’s a huge family of geese here too. They have been coming for seed in the evenings.

The squirrels and deer are so tame. We’re quite shocked at how close they get. A squirrel took a peanut from my hand. Made my day!

Do you love watching nature? Check out my stories for videos of our visitors

#mummyphotoaday ~ trees

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🦌 I’m so happy; after 10 minutes of being in our lodge the deer popped up in the garden. There was 2 in total. They looked so cute. I loved their V shapes on their noses. They came about a metre close. So tame. 

We’ve made the most out of @centerparcsuk break so far. Table tennis, badminton, Bella Italia and an evening swim in the most amazing pool area ever.

I can’t wait to go in the pool tomorrow. And play more badminton 🏸 (my favourite sport).

So far, outside our back window we’ve seen the 2 deer, lots of ducks, geese, Moorhens and a heron. A few different breeds of geese too.

We also saw a tiny mouse darting all over the woodland floor in search of food. He was very cute. 🐭 

Anyone else love being surrounded by so much nature?

#mummyphotoaday ~ break

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Todays #mummyphotoaday prompt is view. I’d love to see your favourite views! Whether that’s a landscape, person or an object.

This is one of my favourite views on a dog walking route we found near our home. The sky looks like it goes on for miles. The big yellow sun painting everything with its golden glow.

You can just see my fam in the distance walking the dogs. 🐾 

What’s your favourite view?

#mummyphotoaday ~ yellow & view

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We made the most of Summer Solstice last night. We took Rambo for a walk and soaked up some sun and fresh air.

It’s the first time we’d all been out together for a dog walk in a long time. It’s really nice as the kids always open up and talk about random things.

I loved the colours in this photo. It was golden hour and I managed to hide the sun behind the bushes. They’re looking into the pond. Not sure Rambo understood the assignment.

Did you make it out for an evening walk?

#mummyphotoaday - Summer

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With Summer Solstice tomorrow it’s got me reminiscing about our last trip abroad and hoping we get some super sun this year too!

I love flying. Sun. Sandy beaches. Adventures in new places. Eating new foods and meeting new people.

My favourite bit is watching the kiddies have fun together with Daddy… 💛

What’s your favourite thing about holidays?

#mummyphotoaday ~ adventures 

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How long does it take to rebuild strength following giving birth

How long does it take to rebuild strength following giving birth

Your body goes through a multitude of changes when you’re pregnant. Hormones fluctuate and your body adapts. However, following the birth, you may find that things are taking a little longer to readjust. This can be really normal. Your mind and body needs time to heal. This is why it’s best to use your maternity leave wisely. Some parents have dealt with a traumatic birth, and in this case, you may already be talking to a birth injury attorney. However, you should consider taking the time to rebuild strength, manage your time well again and above all - heal.  VIEW the POST

My Birthing Story – the afterbirth

My Birthing Story – the afterbirth

It was approximately an hour after birth, I was having the magical moments with our new baby daughter and I was starting to feel a bit faint, I wasn't quite with it and I could feel my brain slowing down, almost like I couldn't talk properly and people were there but not there, if that makes sense. I could also feel gushes of blood coming out, which I assumed to be normal at this point, as I know it's normal to loose blood. Jane came back into the delivery suite and explained that she had checked the placenta and there was a little piece missing!VIEW the POST

My Birthing Story – Isla Rae Constant

Our appointment was 8am but until we got there we didn’t know that they do not induce you until at least 24 hours after your waters break, just in case you do go into labour naturally. I am sure there are other reasons for this, but I am not 100% what they are! Hinchingbrooke have a policy now where if your waters break you are left no longer than 24 hours before they induce you, due to risk of infection, I was told this has very recently changed from 48 hours. My midwife said that it was new to them seeing someone like me in hospital as usually mums go into labour naturally. So there we were, ready to be induced, little did we know that we would have a long wait on our hands that morning. The first thing our midwife, Sharon, wanted to do was to check the…

Introducing baby Isla Rae Constant

Introducing baby Isla Rae Constant

Well it's been a while now since my last post, but a lot has happened and I want to write about my experiences over the past 5 days, but it's too much for one post... So let me start by introducing you all to my beautiful baby daughter and the rest will follow. Isla Rae was born on Thursday 10th May 2012, weighing a dinky 5lb 12oz. I still can't believe how tiny she is and how much smaller than Noah was. It's also amazing how much she looks like Noah did as a baby but without all the hair. She has mummy genes!VIEW the POST

First time around: What did I expect?

First time around: What did I expect?

"The birth of my first child did not go to plan, to say the least! However, I’m now pregnant with my second (due in 7 weeks’ time) and it has given me a good idea of what to expect this time round. Right from the word go you are advised to think about your plan; your antenatal classes try to prepare you for what you are going to go through, but barely anyone I know had a birth plan that was followed." Read more: http://www.talkmum.com/2012/03/first-time-mothers-how-can-you-know-what-to-expect/