#MySundayPhoto – Fiction and Fluff

#MySundayPhoto is a weekly link up hosted by Photalife for anyone and everyone. I have decided to make this a regular Sunday feature to lift my spirits at the end of the weekend.

Here is my contribution for this weeks #MySundayPhoto, a rather splendid picture (if I do say so myself) of my beautiful daughter chilling out in our bedroom with her fiction and fluff.

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The Good Days And The Bad 

When I have a good day it’s a really, really good day and when I have a bad day which there seems to be more of for me, it’s pretty bleak. I don’t actually have any in between days, it’s just one or the other. I’ve tried the meds and whilst they do a grand job of mellowing things out a little, they can make me feel like life isn’t really real, it’s just a movie playing in the background. It’s hard to explain but for those of you that suffer with the so-called ‘black dog’ or depression (there I said it) I am pretty sure that you will get where I am coming from.…

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#LittleLoves – Slacking In The SunShine

Welcome to another week of #LittleLoves. It’s been a fairly busy week in terms of slacking off, in other words, I have spent most of my time outside in the garden soaking up the sunshine with the kids. Well why not? Summer only comes for a short amount of time in sunny England, we have to make the best of it before the sun naffs off back to the Bahamas.

So without further ado, here are my #LittleLoves for the past week.


This week I haven’t done a great amount of reading, other than blogs that is. One particular blog which seems to have stood out for me this week is Laura’s Lifestyle & Parenting Blog ‘Dear Bear And Beany’

I particularly love the design and layout of this blog, it was thanks to this blog that I decided to take the plunge and to buy a new theme for my own blog.…

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#FessUpFriday – Don’t Get Your Knickers In A Twist

Welcome to my first ever #FessUpFriday blog series post. To begin the series, I felt it was only right for me to ‘fess up’ first…

September 2013 was a fairly busy time for me to say the least. E was only two weeks old whilst my first-born, J was about to start school for the very first time. We had spent months preparing for this momentous occasion, we had been out and had bought the uniform, PE kit, school bag, PE bag, socks, shoes, pumps, school coat, pencil-case, stationary, lunch box, drinks bottle and all the rest of the logo-covered paraphernalia that the school had to offer.…

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Welcome To ‘Fess Up Friday’

Welcome to my newest blog series, ‘Fess Up Friday’.

Each Friday I will be selecting one story from bloggers Worldwide confessing their most embarrassing moments and parent/ life fails. Lets turn parent guilt into a giggle and raise a smile for the weekend with our funniest and most ‘dig me a hole to crawl into’ real life stories.

If you fancy taking part in the #FessUpFriday blog series then email your story to contact@rachelswirl.co.uk

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