The September Issue

There’s something about September, maybe it’s the end of the Summer holidays and the start of a new term, or the changing of the seasons but it feels like a good time of year to start something new. I read that although January is still the time that most people look for new jobs, September…

Our BIG news…

No, we’re not pregnant again! Can you imagine, 3 under three would kill me! We’ve been really busy over the past few months looking at properties and Allhumdulillah at the end of last month we completed on our first family home🙏🏾 Before we got married we had a discussion about our post-marriage living arrangements. I…

2018: the year of the monthly challenge 

It’s clear I’ve already failed with one of my 2018 resolutions, to blog consistently and frequently. It would be easy to blame my inactivity on the children or my responsibilities but that would also be lying. I’ve just had a chill couple of weeks and not thought about blogging. As many of you can probably…

Life with 2 under 2

I often get asked about how “difficult” it is having two small children, how I cope and what advice I’d give someone in a similar situation or someone thinking about having another baby. The truth is no two situations or children are the same. There are so many variables: how involved your partner is, what’s…

Farewell 2017….

Before the bells toll the end of 2017 here in London, I want to take a moment and wish all my readers, bloggers, mums… everyone a Happy New Year. 2017 has been an exciting year for me and mine, I started the year looking forward to going back to work but found out I was…

36 Weeks

(Friday 22nd September) I’m typing this while still at the hospital. I had to go in for a growth scan again as the baby was measuring big but fortunately today it’s back to being within the realms of “normal” I’m currently strapped up to a baby heart monitor in triage as I think I’m leaking!…

33 Weeks – Eid Preparations and Celebrations

Having felt so atrocious in the last couple of weeks I’ve been determined to make the most of anytime I feel remotely “normal”. This last week I woke up on the Bank Holiday and told myself to shake it off and make the most of the week ahead. It was Eid on Friday (a 3…