Friday, November 10, 2017

Navigating New York with a Newborn

Have you ever wondered what it’s really like navigating the most famous city in the world with your tiny newborn? In this post I will share what it was like those first few times I took my baby into Manhattan.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Summer Reflections


It’s actually fall or autumn if you prefer, not that you would know it in New York, the mercury is bubbling as I sit and write this post drenched in September sunshine.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

All packed and ready to go!


So you know the end of pregnancy is near when you finally get around to packing your hospital bag!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

It's a ...... GIRL



I went for my final scan today and wanted to share some news with y’all….. We are having a baby GIRL!

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

What the hell do you do without the NHS? An English woman’s guide to having babies in America. PART ONE






















No sooner did my Clearblue pregnancy test confirm I was pregnant with baby number one back in England, did I casually call my local GP surgery who promptly sent a lovely NHS midwife around to our home for a booking-in appointment.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

10 Reasons raising kids in New York is the BEST



Whether you have chosen to raise your family in the city or in the countryside, raising kids in New York is something everyone seems to have an opinion about.

Friday, February 10, 2017

What they all want to know!



What’s the most burning question on everyone's lips when talking about our new life in New York?!

Friday, February 3, 2017

Time to get my booty in gear!



Now that I’m a pregnant mama in New York, it’s about time to get my booty in gear and learn a little something about the baby products on offer over here in America.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Winter Carnival at Bryant Park





We heard about a Winter Carnival at New York's Bryant Park so on a day that didn't feel quite so wintery we headed over to check it out.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Baby onboard



We’ve got some exciting news…… this gorgeous dude is going to be a big brother! We are beyond happy that our second baby is due in May 2017.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Early education in New York


It doesn't seem to matter where in the world you live, applying for your child's first school place leaves even the coolest of parents blowing a fuse!

Friday, January 20, 2017

What it’s REALLY like moving your toddler 3500 miles away from home



When I first started writing for this little corner of the internet I call ‘If She Can Make It There’ I poured my heart out and wrote many gritty, grizzly and frankly dark posts that expressed how I had been feeling since moving from a small town in the Cambridgeshire countryside across the pond to New York. I posted none of them. 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Universal Studios Hollywood



Another highlight from our recent LA adventure was calling into Universal Studios Hollywood.

Other than the studio tour (which was awesome by the way) I really had no idea what to expect. 

Monday, January 9, 2017

Disney Dreaming




Somehow I managed to make it all the way to my thirties without ever visiting Disneyland (or Disney World for that matter). So on our recent family holiday to California we decided a day out at Disneyland in Anaheim was in order.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

California Vibes




So when the hubby announced he had to visit Los Angeles for work, what sort of wife would I be if I didn’t offer to go along for moral support?!

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