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  • The beginning of a family love story…

    I could never imagine myself with my own little family, ‘The clock is ticking, don’t leave it too long’ and ‘one day you’ll change your mind’ is what people would say when…

  • Baby and Teddy Bears

    Hudson’s 9 Week Update

    Our handsome mini-Trevor is 9 weeks old today and with each day that passes, Hudson’s baby face features diminish just a little more.  Everyone who see’s him, are kind enough to remind me…

  • First Date

    Wedding Planning – My First Thoughts

    Trevor and I have been together now for over three years and have been engaged for two.  Whilst we are both keen to marry, we both agreed that having children would…

  • Captain Jack – 18 months

    Jack has made us absolutely proud this last month.  He has formed the most gorgeous and funny little character and is a joy to be around.  Jack now seems huge in comparison…

  • Hudson’s 6 Week Update

    Hudson is now 6 weeks old which makes me happy and sad in equal measure.  I just wish time would slow down a little so that I can cherish the newborn days for…

  • 40 before 40 – My Bucket List

    With only 6 years to go until I turn the big 40, I have decided to write a bucket list of 40 things that I would like to do before I reach my next birthday milestone. …

  • How we chose Hudson’s name 

    For me, picking a name for a child is one of the most difficult decisions a parent has to make.  I’m a firm believer that a name can make a huge…

  • Hudson’s 3 Week Update

    It’s hard to believe that Hudson is 23 days old.  Already, his birth has been registered, his newborn checks are complete and he has been discharged.…

  • Jack’s Garden Adventures with HiPP Organic

    What with recently being heavily pregnant and now with a newborn, it hasn’t been particularly easy getting out of the house with Jack.  Thankfully, the sun has been kind to us…

  • Captain Jack – 16 and 17 months

    It has been a while since our last progress update for Jack, which is really naughty of me as I love to document his development, however I have been rather busy…

  • Birth Announcement: It’s a Boy!

    Finally, we can announce the safe arrival of our new addition who completes our lovely little family.  Meet our long-awaited and handsome baby boy……

  • Pregnancy waiting for baby

    Come on baby…

    I really thought that baby ‘Dot’ might have come early and with just 3 days until my Due Date, I wake every day thinking that it could be the one.…

  • Reflecting on Jack’s short stay at Nursery

    Jack’s stay at Nursery may have been short whilst I returned to work but his progress speaks for itself.  As much as I hate to admit it, his time at Nursery did…

  • consultant midwife induction

    Why I have chosen NOT to be induced

    Last week, we had a further growth scan at 36weeks and met shortly after with our Consultant Midwife to decide whether I would be induced early.…

  • birth photo

    Labour and the Overlooked Daddy

    Sadly, I think that expectant Dads are often overlooked when it comes to planning for labour and baby’s arrival.  After all, it is a huge and special time in their life too.…