We’ve all been there. The phone call from a friend or a family member who happens to be in the local area and thinks oh wouldn’t it be nice to just pop in and say hello. And yes, of course, that would be absolutely lovely. Except that you’re looking around… View Post

My struggle to bond with my second baby

My struggle to bond with my second baby

After the rollercoaster ride of my pregnancy with Jessica and her first year undergoing several open heart surgeries, it was a huge relief when all appeared well on scan with Sophie. I was looking forward to a normal pregnancy, a normal family life, being able to enjoy my newborn baby… View Post

To Jessica on her first day at preschool

To Jessica on her first day at preschool

To my darling little Jessica Today was a big day for you – a little step into the world of independence as you went to preschool for the very first time. You looked so very grown-up in your preschool jumper. Surely it was only yesterday that you were a teeny… View Post

The New Year tag

The New Year tag

Thank you to What Katy Said for tagging me in this meme – it seemed like a nice way of rounding off the year and so I thought I’d join in and look back over 2014. What was your highlight of 2014? Going on our first family holiday abroad. We… View Post

Giving up dummies

Giving up dummies

Jessica has had a dummy since she was a tiny baby – it has been invaluable during her time in hospital, especially when she was recovering from surgery and we were unable to cuddle her. Over the last few months though, we have been gearing up towards her giving up… View Post

Stepping out with my babies

Stepping out with my babies

A month ago, Sophie took her first steps on her own and now she is so steady on her feet that she walked to a baby group with Mummy and Jessica! The group that we go to on a Tuesday morning is held at a local church, just a couple… View Post

The truth about… nappy changes with a mobile …

The truth about… nappy changes with a mobile baby

I thought those first few nappy changes with a newborn were a bit challenging – those curled up little legs and all those creases and trying to get that sticky meconium off without getting it absolutely everywhere. Once those little ones start becoming mobile though, those nappy changes take on… View Post