The Botanist 1st Birthday

Last week I was invited to The Botanist 1st Birthday Celebration’s in York and when the invite landed in my email inbox, I was excited to go out an enjoy a few drinks. Bob was on baby duty so I asked his mum to come along to the event with me which she kindly accepted.

I’d only actually been to The Botanist twice since it opened; mainly because I’d been pregnant since January and drinking obviously was not an option. I took my mum to a cocktail tasting event earlier in the year and enjoyed mocktails whilst she enjoyed the alcohol. The next time I went was during the day for some training and rather than drinking, I enjoyed their incredible lunch menu.

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Avocado Events

A couple of weeks ago, I attended my first event thrown by the fantastic Avocado Events which was held at Paul Stride in York.

I have followed Avocado Events since the beginning of 2017 and they’ve run some fantastic events for both mums and mum-to-be’s. I never got the chance to attend the events during my pregnancy so when this one came up, I jumped at the chance to go and take Freya along with me.

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5 Things I left out about our labour and birth story

Yes the title is true, I’m sharing 5 things that I didn’t share in my previous post about our labour and birth story.

The reason I missed them out is partly down to being forgetful and partly for thinking there might be some things people don’t want to read. But then I remembered that when I was pregnant and reading these posts, I wanted to know gory details as I felt better prepared for the worst case scenario. So here we go…

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