An Interview With… Karen Osman

#Blogtober DAY 9 Karen Osman has written two books which I have previously reviewed on the blog, and loved!  I am really pleased that she has begun writing her next book, find out more in this interview with her, courtesy of Aria, her publishers. Tell us more about your latest book, The Home. My second … Continue reading An Interview With… Karen Osman

How To Make The Most Out Of The Summer With A Young Family

With the summer in full swing, we thought we’d take a look at some of the fun activities you could be getting up to with your family. If you’re bored, stressed, or simply don’t know know how to entertain the kids, this article should serve you well! 1. Make healthy summer treats The last thing … Continue reading How To Make The Most Out Of The Summer With A Young Family

Guest Post – Zero To Ileo In 4 Months

Good morning and happy Monday!  I am delighted to share a guest post from the lovely Julie today.  Julie looked after me when I was last in hospital for my knee which had locked again.  We got chatting as she saw I had a stoma and she told me about her husband who had just … Continue reading Guest Post – Zero To Ileo In 4 Months

Ways To Make Your Favourite Naughty Food Healthy by Guest Blogger Brittnay Sharman

Today I have another guest post, this time written by the lovely Brittnay Sharman.  Brittnay is an Australian who lived in London for two years.  She managed to squeeze in 21 trips to Europe & Africa in that time . She is passionate about her health and her family.  You will find her healthy and delicious … Continue reading Ways To Make Your Favourite Naughty Food Healthy by Guest Blogger Brittnay Sharman

Easy Ways To Tackle Housekeeping With Kids by Guest Blogger Zowie Ashton

Today I have a special guest post from the lovely Zowie, about how you can tackle the housework with the kids. Zowie is a working mom from London. She knows a thing or two about cleaning, and as a writer, she loves to share her experience when it comes to organising and engaging kids with … Continue reading Easy Ways To Tackle Housekeeping With Kids by Guest Blogger Zowie Ashton

My Periods and IBD by Guest Blogger Louise A.K.A. Crohnsfighting

This week I wanted to do a series of posts about periods and contraception.  Often, our chronic illnesses can affect these but it isn't an area that has been looked into and a lot of doctors do not understand how much our lives can be affected by them.  I asked for people who could share … Continue reading My Periods and IBD by Guest Blogger Louise A.K.A. Crohnsfighting

My Guest Blog for Rocking2Stomas

Check out the post I wrote for Rachel over at Rocking2Stomas about my youngest son Riley's urology condition, hydronephrosis. This month is #urologyawarenessmonth so please help spread the word about these often invisible conditions http://rocking2stomas.co.uk/blog/51-guest-post-for-urology-awareness-month-riley-s-hydronephrosis-story-by-the-spoonie-mummy

Urostomy – The Middle Child Of The Stoma Family by Guest Blogger Rachel A.K.A. Rocking 2 Stomas

Rachel is a great friend of mine who I also co-host The IBD & Ostomy Support Show with.  She has an ileostomy like me but also a urostomy so is known as a 'double bagger' in the ostomy world.  Rachel is extremely knowledgeable and does an amazing job advocating for other ostomates.  She is working … Continue reading Urostomy – The Middle Child Of The Stoma Family by Guest Blogger Rachel A.K.A. Rocking 2 Stomas

An Interview With Laura Zappula (a.k.a Stomalicious)

This week I had the pleasure of talking to Laura, who writes a blog called Stomalicious.  She appeared on The IBD and Ostomy Support Show at the end of August, talking about travelling with a stoma.  As we are discussing food this month I wanted to ask her about what she eats on her travels, … Continue reading An Interview With Laura Zappula (a.k.a Stomalicious)

Pregnancy With An Ostomy By Guest Blogger Stephie from Colitis To Ostomy

The lovely Stephie over at Colitis To Ostomy and I have written posts for each other's blogs today.  She has written about pregnancy with an ostomy as it is something I wanted to talk about but is not something I have experienced!  Many people worry that having an ostomy means they will not be able … Continue reading Pregnancy With An Ostomy By Guest Blogger Stephie from Colitis To Ostomy