When I was pregnant I distinctly remember thinking that I couldn’t wait to hear my baby crying and for someone else to say ‘he wants his Mummy’. I couldn’t wait to be the only one to soothe my baby when … Continue reading
This weekend I took Marley to watch the planes coming in at Sywell Aerodrome for the first time. He has such a lovely look of wonder in his eyes every time he sees something new for the first time.
It’s an unfortunate truth that labour is the most excruciating pain to be thrust upon us women. There is little else that would get us through the sheer agony of childbirth than the promise of meeting the tiny human we … Continue reading
To my sweet boy, Last week you turned one. On Thursday night I put my baby, my eleven-month-old, to bed and I woke up with a one-year-old. I know it’s only one night but it seems that in that night … Continue reading
As he has just started walking Marley got his first pair of real shoes this weekend. Here is my sunday Photo. (Emotional post about baby walking coming soon).
I think I’m missing a trick here. Was there some kind of ‘how to keep your baby perfectly happy and quiet all the time’ secret going around in the 60s/70s that nobody has told me about? I have an eleven-month old … Continue reading
I’ve always thought there is something magical about children’s books. When I found out I was pregnant one of the first things I looked forward to was reading to my new baby. I couldn’t wait to dig out my childhood … Continue reading
Three things I love: Old things Free things Getting creative With these in mind, there is nothing I love more than a free (or so cheap it might as well be free) old piece of furniture that I can rework … Continue reading
Anyone that knows me knows how much I LOVE a good sentimental gift! I find it so much more rewarding to give something that captures a memory, something that will last a lifetime and that has the power to, one … Continue reading
Baby names… They are often the first of many choices (and arguments) couples have when they find out they are expecting. I picked out my baby’s name when I was 16. I knew I would one day have a son … Continue reading