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 Parenting // A Letter To My 1-Year-Old
As the BIG DAY approaches and my evening present wrapping sessions ramp up, I thought I'd do a little post on what I'm, sorry Santa, is putting in my little ones stockings! If you're stuck for ideas then hopefully this might help a little 🙂 Stockings have always been a big thing in my family, … Continue reading Shopping // Whats in my girls’ Christmas stockings? Aged 3 and under!
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 Parenting // 8 Months Of You
So that's it, you waited 9 months for your little bundle of joy to arrive, you absorbed yourself in the lovely newborn bubble and then BAM! 6 months to a year has passed and the moment you have been dreading has arrived - returning to work. The mixture of emotions I am currently feeling is … Continue reading Parenting // Returning To Work After Maternity Leave – Tips From One Mummy To Another
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 Parenting // 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 Parenting // 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 Parenting // 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 Pregnancy // 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 Parenting // 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 Parenting // 30 Tips For The First 30 Days