The Mustard Seed Mum: Shopping Experience 

I begin this post by typing just inside the entrance to M&S. A new experience has just taken place: taking a pram in a busy shop. Darting between people in the aisles, jumping on an escalator and spending a long time browsing are a distant memory. I now have a fresh understanding of what mums […]

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The Mustard Seed Mum: Quick! He’s sleeping! Oh wait…

So I have stolen a few precious moments to write. My beautiful little boy is napping.  We have had an eventful day. Making the most of the blue sky and sunshine, we went for a walk as Jonathan was tired but wouldn’t give in to sleep. After 5 minutes in the pram he was zonked. […]

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The Mustard Seed Mum: New Beginnings

I am a Mum! Our beautiful son Jonathan was born on the 11th October at 22:17pm. We have become a family of three. Hooray! This has changed our world in so many ways. Nothing has quite prepared us for it. It’s hard. Rewarding. Amazing. But hard. I am writing this with a baby on one […]

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Blogumentary #2 – Where My Head Is At

It’s two days until due date. I took a nap on the sofa this afternoon. It turns out going to the loo several times a night and walking to Aldi to get some shopping is enough to make my body stop. I manage to do chores but all I want to do right now is […]

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Nabeel Qureshi’s Death (1983 – 2017): A Difficult Reflection

When speaker, author and apologist Nabeel Qureshi announced that he was diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer, I felt compelled to write about it as soon as I had read it. You can read my blog post here:¬†Nabeel Qureshi’s Cancer Diagnosis – A Morning Reflection. On Saturday September 16th 2017, Nabeel went to be with […]

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Blogumentary #1: A New Chapter in a Bigger Story

  It is just under two weeks until the due date of my first baby so my mind has been everywhere. My world is going to be completely transformed as I do my best in adjusting to being a new mum in the coming weeks. Will I be able to sit at my desk and […]

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Unfollowed but not unfriended

I enjoy social media. My favourite has to be Twitter – I even have a Twitter picture on my wall (my bedroom wall, not Facebook wall… when did a wall become something more than a wall? I’ve said ‘wall’ to much). Twitter is my guilty pleasure and it is a fun time waster. I like […]

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