My word of the week for this week is: Whilst the continuing sleep deprivation has been very trying (in one sense of the word), I’ve been trying hard to focus on the positives this week as I’ve been very mercurial over the past couple of weeks (and have noticed that… View Post

Me and you – August

Me and you – August

This month’s photo is not the best photo of us – a quick selfie as we haven’t been so good at remembering to take a photo of just the two of us this month. We both look quite tired – it hasn’t been the best month on the sleep front… View Post

The best thing from this year

The best thing from this year

The best thing that has happened so far this year was being able to go on our first holiday abroad since Jessica’s arrival. Obtaining travel insurance was a little more tricky due to her heart condition but we got the go-ahead from our cardiologist to head off on holiday to… View Post

Thoughts on the feeding front

Thoughts on the feeding front

It’s been a bit of a mixed week on the feeding front. In some ways, the current phase feels a lot like the newborn phase with Sophie wanting to feed more often, cluster feeding in the evening and waking a couple of times overnight for a feed. A lot of… View Post

Timeline of my day

Timeline of my day

03:30 – Sophie wakes. Feed Sophie to try and get her back to sleep 04:00 – Sophie finishes feed. Put in cot and return to minuscule space left in bed as Jessica is in with us, having woken up as we were going to bed last night and not wanted… View Post

Black & White Photography Project Week 6

Black & White Photography Project Week 6

This week’s black and white photo is of my sister’s tortoise, Bentley. I’ve been enjoying playing around with monochrome since first joining in with this – particularly with the effects from different filters. I used a blue filter on the photo of Bentley above which hides the fact that his… View Post