The big 1

Today has been bittersweet. My little man turned one. I feel this overwhelming sense of happiness and pride at how clever and in tune with the world he is, however at the same time feel this sadness swallowing me whole as I realise my baby isn’t a baby anymore. Continue reading

Day Out At Belton

Alex and I don’t really celebrate Valentines Day. However this year, instead of being hermits and staying at home, we went for a family day out. We went to Belton House, a big stately home run by the National Trust, about half an hour away from where we live. It is such a beautiful place, with so much to do, a perfect day out for the family!

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LIFE. by Bem

OK. SoΒ I guess the best place to start is at the beginning, how cliche right?

My name is Emily, but some call me Bem, but more on that another time. I’m 21 from a tiny little village in the East of England. I live with my amazing little family, in my amazing little corner of the world – my son Isaac, and my boyfriend(!?!?!? we seem to lack a more mature term for our relationship) Alex.

On the 23rd February 2015 I became a Mum to the most exceptional little boy, after a VERY big suprise pregnancy. (More on that another time too) He is without a doubt the best thing that has ever happened to me, and he has changed both me and my life in so many ways. All for the better. Continue reading