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I am Gemma. Mama, Wifey, and one half of our family business, Spinks Creative. If you are looking for honest content about motherhood whilst still trying to live your best life, then you have come to the right place. Have a look around, make yourself at home.

About Me

Surviving the first six months

Wow, we made it through and now P is somehow nearly six months old! I don’t know where the time has gone and it’s mad to think it’s nearly been half a year since we jumped on this rollercoaster called…

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Travel Guide: Californian Road Trip

Last year we headed to California to watch the Rugby 7s world cup and as neither of us had visited parts of California before we decided to tag on a bit of a whistle stop road trip to the back…

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Our Birth Story

Before getting pregnant I had heard plenty of stories from friends and family about birth and the wonderful or not so wonderful arrival of their children. But nothing really prepares you for your own story and how it all plays…

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What’s in my hospital bag?

I hate packing, so the thought of packing one of the most important bags ever was pretty nerve-racking. Joss always moans that I always pack the wrong things and I am notorious for being a massively inefficient packer. I turned…

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