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  • 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.…

  • Baby Dot’s Sweepstake – Just for fun

    So we are 35wks today and Baby Dot is just about 5 weeks away from joining us.  Just for a bit of fun, we thought we would run a sweepstake……