Anyone else got an 18-month-old that is pushing every boundary imaginable? We have only been in our new house for 2 weeks, so I don't know if it's the fact that he's got so much more space that he’s just running wild, or if he's simply getting used to his new environment, but it's as … Continue reading The kid is broken!
Dear Jack, So, you’re just over 16 months old, the four-and-a-bit months since your first birthday have been testing to say the least. You’re as cheeky as I expected, but you’re also a feisty little thing – feistier than I ever imagined someone so small could be. You know exactly what you want and how … Continue reading A New Year Letter To My Boy
I had my first mummy scare a couple of weeks ago– I had to take my baby to the hospital. Jack had been running a high temp for a few days, Calpol seemed to be doing the trick and aside from being a bit quiet and a bit off his food, he was our normal … Continue reading We had to go to the hospital
There's a lot of things you need to prepare for once you've had a baby – getting all the clothes washed, packing your hospital bag, but the one thing I didn’t prepare for was the amount of pain I would be in after I'd given birth. To be honest, it complete blindsided me, maybe I … Continue reading The pain that nobody talks about
I’m just going to throw it out there – I hated weaning! Yep, hated it. I know that comment will probably be met with gasps of shock and discuss, but sod it. Jack was around five and a half months when we decided to take the weaning plunge. I think the recommended age is six … Continue reading Weaning – my honest thoughts
My beautiful little sausage,Today is your first birthday. I cannot believe that our 8lb 1oz chunk is a whole 365 days old – I almost refuse to believe it.You have changed my life in more ways you will ever know, you’ve taught me that being a mother is the most fulfilling job in the world; … Continue reading A letter to my one-year-old boy
I've been going back and forth wondering to even write this. Before I begin I'm not saying that I suffered with post-natal depression – I think it would be insulting for me to class my little blurry patch as something that it wasn't. But I do want to say that the Baby Blues are pretty rubbish and I … Continue reading Feeling a little low