Daisy Emma, Doodles, Doods, Daisy Doo, Doodleroo, I can't quite believe that today is your 1st birthday. They say that time flies when you have children, nevertheless I am astounded, and totally emotional, that you have already been in our world for a whole year. And what a year it has been. You have been … Continue reading A Letter To My 1-Year-Old…
Daisy Emma. 8 months. 34 weeks. 2/3 of a year. 8 months of your beautiful chubby hands, of the most kissable cheeks, of your perfect little feet. 8 months of you. I can’t believe you have been in our lives for all of this time. It really is like 'they' say, we could never imagine … Continue reading 8 Months Of You
I adore taking photos, I literally take thousands, and my favourite thing to do is to sit and look through photos of the girls, and of all our trips we have taken pre and post children. It just makes me so happy. But...there are two photos missing. And the fact that these are missing is … Continue reading The Missing Picture…
As I looked at Daisy today, happily sat in her car seat - content, I realised I haven't really documented our transition from breast fed to bottle fed, and my reasons for making the heart-wrenching decision to stop breast feeding. With Lyla, my first daughter, she fed to feed, she fed for comfort, she fed … Continue reading Breast to Bottle
Can somebody please tell me how I have a 3 month old?! They say time flies but blimey, time is really, well, flying! I have called this post 'essentials', but really the only essentials you need for a newborn are nappies, clothes, somewhere for them to sleep, and milk of some variety. Therefore, these are … Continue reading ~ 0-3 Month Essentials ~
I am now 9 weeks post-delivery of my second baby, and I feel like I am still recovering in a small way from my second C-Section. I'm sure all of you have heard about caesareans and that they are "major abdominal surgery", and even having been through it twice, I still forget that this is … Continue reading Recovering from a C-Section – My experience and ‘Hints & Tips’!
Hello! All has been a bit quiet on the western front recently, that's because life has just kind of, run away with us. Our days all roll into one consisting of play dates, lunches, walks into town, healthcare appointments, running errands, housework and seeing family. I genuinely don't know where the time is going! So here's … Continue reading Life as we know it…
Over these first few weeks of having a newborn I have been putting together a list of 'tips' for any new parents, from our experiences with both babies. In no particular order (how X-Factor/Strictly does that sound?!)... 1. It might sound like such a cliché, but embrace every minute of those first few days, ride … Continue reading 30 Tips For The First 30 Days
So, that's it, she's finally here! After what seems like a lifetime of waiting (but also a super fast pregnancy in comparison to the first), my gorgeous girl Daisy Emma is in the world. And it is amazing. All that worry about how I would love another child as much as Lyla just vanished immediately … Continue reading Preparing and adjusting to life as a 4!
We've all seen those memes, you know the one - 'you don't realise how many people you dislike until it comes to naming a baby', you've had a chuckle and then thought nothing of it. But no, really, it couldn't be more true. We've had 'the' name chosen for a while but last night I … Continue reading Oh baby, baby….