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    Spinning plates // Life Lately (December 2018)

    Olly Christmas Tree

    The last few weeks have been so busy. We have had renovation work at home both inside and outside the house and it has been chaos. Trying to keep my calm and stay level headed when the work hasn’t gone to plan has really tested me and I think finally only now we are on the home straight.  Continue Reading

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    An out of the blue diagnosis // Life lately

    It feels like it’s been ages since I’ve sat down (without falling asleep at 8pm) and got to write a blog post about what’s happening in the Shilton household. Truth be told, it’s been…

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    Calpol, cuddles and coffee // Life lately

    *other brands of liquid paracetamol are available! When your children get sick, they come first and everything else has to fit in around it. It’s been quite a couple of weeks as Olly came…

  • The elephant in the room

    This post has been tumbling through my mind for a few weeks now. I vowed earlier in the year to get back on track with Slimming World as not to waste all my hard…

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    Life lately // October 2017

    I can’t quite remember the last time I did a ‘life lately’ update. It’s been pretty full on here since Olly has started full time in Reception at school and I guess it’s only…

  • Taking off the pressure | being my own worst enemy

    I am pretty much my own worst enemy. I set really high standards and expectations for myself and for a while now, I’ve not being able to achieve them and it’s incredibly frustrating. I’m…

  • Another baby, is it just a dream?

    If you had asked me, in my twenties, what my life plan would be like in my thirties, it would probably go something a little like this… I would be happily married, be a mummy…

  • Inside the head of a struggling Mum

    Before you all drop everything and rush to be by my side, I’m ok. However, in all honesty, I’m struggling with a billion and one things of late and I feel I’m only one…

  • Trying to stay on plan..

    Since returning from our holiday last month, my diet has been very hit and miss. To be fair, I’ve have had lots going on; I’ve been to London for #BML16 and stayed in a lovely…