Are superheroes good role models?

Are superheroes good role models?

I’ll never forget the day my friend told me her 3 year old son was in trouble at nursery because he’d created a superhero ‘gang’ that kept ‘webbing’ children like Spiderman! As funny as it was, it got me thinking about the whole superhero obsession that children have...
THE A-Z OF COOL BABY NAMES

THE A-Z OF COOL BABY NAMES

Choosing a baby name can be so exciting but at the same time it can be stressful! You find a name that you love and your partner hates it. You decide that you don’t like any names at all and that your child will remain nameless his whole life. You love a name...
BECOMING A PARENT OF TWO BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN

BECOMING A PARENT OF TWO BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN

This parenting blog has been written by Stacey Kelly at Your Very Own Story – the writer & illustrator of personalised children’s books. Click HERE preview yours now! Just like with your first child, nothing can prepare you for becoming a parent of...
IS MY SECOND PREGNANCY DIFFERENT TO MY FIRST?

IS MY SECOND PREGNANCY DIFFERENT TO MY FIRST?

I hadn’t realised just how different my second pregnancy was compared to my first until I started writing this blog! PRE-PREGNANCY Baby number 1 I was obsessed with getting pregnant to the point where it was really upsetting me when each month passed by and...
WHEN IS IT THE RIGHT TIME TO HAVE BABY NUMBER 2?

WHEN IS IT THE RIGHT TIME TO HAVE BABY NUMBER 2?

This parenting blog has been written by Stacey Kelly at Your Very Own Story – the writer & illustrator of personalised children’s books. Click on the image above to preview yours now! When trying for baby number 1, much to my surprise it took over 8...
BLISSFUL BABY EXPERT REVIEW

BLISSFUL BABY EXPERT REVIEW

‘We loved this story and my daughter often asks for me to read it at bedtime so she can join in the words’ We received our first book review by The Blissful Baby Expert and couldn’t be happier! We were so excited to see that there’s also a...
WE WON A PITCHING COMPETITION!

WE WON A PITCHING COMPETITION!

Well we’ve had a very exciting 12 weeks! Out of 280 businesses Your Very Own Story was selected to be 1 of 80 to be a part of the Entrepreneurial Spark Business Accelerator Program in Leeds. One thing (amoungst many) that I have learnt to do whilst I’ve...
WE HAVE MADE A BOOK FOR MAKE A WISH!

WE HAVE MADE A BOOK FOR MAKE A WISH!

We are so happy that we have been able to help the Make A Wish Foundation. We have always loved this amazing charity so when they asked if we would make a book for them to be part of a nationwide school fundraising campaign we were more than happy to help. You can...
WE WERE IN THE WAKEFIELD EXPRESS

WE WERE IN THE WAKEFIELD EXPRESS

FAB (Families & Babies) is an amazing charity based in Wakefield. They have a fantastic breastfeeding support team that were a lifesaver for me when I had my baby girl as my breastfeeding journey had a difficult start (read about it here). I wanted to give back,...