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5 reflections from my hospital bed

In the last few months I have spent some time in hospital as an inpatient. The first time I was in for just over two weeks in April for my stem cell transplant. The second was for a couple of days or so in June as I had pneumonia. As my immune system was weakened… Continue reading 5 reflections from my hospital bed

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The Mustard Seed Mum: When Mummy’s Sick

I'm not a mummy blogger with Pinterest boards of fun activities to do, Instagram stories of days out with my two little ones or a YouTuber with life advice on how to survive those early months and years. The Mustard Seed Mum is just my corner to reflect on motherhood and share it with anyone… Continue reading The Mustard Seed Mum: When Mummy’s Sick

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An Interview with Lucy Rycroft – Author of ‘Redeeming Advent’, blogger at Desertmum & GIVEAWAY!

I'm very excited to interview author and blogger Lucy Rycroft as part of her blog tour celebrating the release of her brand new Advent devotional 'Redeeming Advent'. I've been reading Lucy's blog 'Desertmum' for a while now and it's really wonderful to have this talented writer on my blog! If you would like a chance to… Continue reading An Interview with Lucy Rycroft – Author of ‘Redeeming Advent’, blogger at Desertmum & GIVEAWAY!

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The God Who Sees Us

Have you ever felt unnoticed? Me too. In the day-to-day tasks of everyday life, especially in the busyness of being a parent, I have found myself at times wondering if what I do matters. Do I even matter? My thoughts, struggles, frustrations, joys and everything else about me at times feels lost under all the… Continue reading The God Who Sees Us

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The Mustard Seed Mum: Milestones

It's hard to believe I have an 18 month old. I haven't written much about motherhood for a while, but I am hoping to write a bit more on this part of life. The topic that has been on my heart and mind recently is milestones. The majority of infants tend to reach developmental milestones… Continue reading The Mustard Seed Mum: Milestones

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An interview with Lirika Davis – cultures, communication and Christ

I am so overjoyed that Lirika Davis has joined me on the blog this week. We first met through the Stilettos Conference in Plymouth and I was captivated by her words of encouragement and love for Christ. Lirika is a wonderful friend, a great speaker and a gifted writer and I hope that today's post… Continue reading An interview with Lirika Davis – cultures, communication and Christ

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An interview with Emma Scrivener – body image, identity, suffering and community

This is one of the most encouraging & inspiring conversations that I have been a part of and I am blessed to get to share it with you! Emma Scrivener who writes over at A New Name joined me to talk about her experience of having an eating disorder and how her view of God… Continue reading An interview with Emma Scrivener – body image, identity, suffering and community

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An interview with Fiona Lloyd – writing, parenting, publishing

Fiona is a dear friend and we have volunteered together on the Association of Christian Writers. Her encouragement and support during my pregnancy and in the following months of my son's life have been so helpful. I caught up with her to find out more about her recently published book 'The Diary of a (Trying… Continue reading An interview with Fiona Lloyd – writing, parenting, publishing

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The Little Things

As I said goodnight to my son and walked out slowly, pulling the door behind me, I slowly poked my head back into his room. He thought I'd left. I watched him get comfortable for the night and bring his arms across his face as he began to suck on his arm. It's an adorable… Continue reading The Little Things

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The Diary of a (Trying to be holy) Mum by Fiona Lloyd – Book Review

Written in the format of a diary, Fiona Lloyd's 'The Diary of a (Trying to be holy) Mum' records the thoughts of mother Becky Hudson as she navigates through the struggles and joys of being a parent and a Christian. It's a wonderful story of how God meets her where she's at as she learns… Continue reading The Diary of a (Trying to be holy) Mum by Fiona Lloyd – Book Review