‘Those aren’t Braxton Hicks, Kerry. You’re in labour!’ I’ll never forget my mum saying those words to me as I sat scoffing her toad-in-a-hole on that Saturday evening, 12 months ago. Let’s go back a bit. Hubs and I along with our Lil Dumpling had moved to Ipswich from London 4 weeks prior, to live … Continue reading Happy 1st Bornday, Lil Pudding! (Birth Story)
Afternoon! Lots to catch up on my friends! My Lil Pudding started walking a couple of weeks ago, at the ripe old age of 9.5 months!! 😱 I didn’t see that coming at all...I thought she would walk later than her big bro who took his first steps at 10.5 months but she had other … Continue reading Yummy Tasty Courgette Muffins
Morning! Somehow, our Lil Pudding turned 6 months old this weekend and we’re srill trying to figure out where that time went so quickly! She’s sitting up, grabbing at any and everything and showing signs that she will eat us out of house and home! She’s also eating All.The.Food! Because she was showing a very … Continue reading What’s For Dinner, Pudding? – Weaning, again!
Afternoon! Lil Pudding is halfway through her 5th month and I think we have a diva on our hands! She’s wants to be held 90% of the time but the upside is that she is such a snuggle bum😍 This is why babywearing comes in handy for those times her majesty needs me to cuddle … Continue reading Babywearing Like A Boss – The Lalabu Baby Shirt
Afternoon! First, let me start by telling you how chuffed I am right now and why! The Health Visitor popped by this afternoon to check up on Lil Pudding, who is now 3.5 weeks old and also to check up on me, which I was surprised at as the HV’s in London forgot all about … Continue reading Brownies for Breakfast?
Afternoon! Lil Pudding is 10 days old and we’ve been busy parenting hard during that time. Night feeds, nappy changes, and fumbling with those annoying snaps on babygrows in the dark, and of course, establishing breastfeeding. DISCLAIMER: Before I go any further, let me just preface this post by saying that I truly believe that … Continue reading Got Milk? – Our Breastfeeding Journey
Afternoon, We've bee a little busy this week! Our Lil Pudding decided to arrive in the early hours of Sunday morning, bang on her Due Date! I barely had time to take a '40 week' Bumpie when my contractions started. By the time I reached the hospital, after only 5 hours of active labour, we … Continue reading Long Live the NHS!
Afternoon! It’s still January! This has got to be the longest month of the year...except this year, it feels like January has flown by. Probably because I’ve been busy packing up our home of 6+ years, moving from London to Suffolk, starting Maternity Leave (again!) trying not to have our Lil Pudding early whilst in the … Continue reading Dumpling’s Day at the Zoo
Morning! We’ve reached 37 Weeks today! By ‘we’ I mean myself and our Lil Pudding, who has reached full term. Although, we are not quite due yet! Having reached this milestone in my second pregnancy, I’m now turning my attention to packing my hospital bag. Just some of the things I’ve got to fit in … Continue reading 37 Weeks Today – Time To Pack THE Bag!
Happy New Year! I still remember when it was 31st December 1999, around 11:30pm and everyone was listening to Prince’s (RIP) 1999 waiting for the Millennium to ring in. I don’t feel as though 18 years have passed since then! They do say time waits for no man and since having our Lil Dumpling in … Continue reading 2018…The Year of Change Pt.1 – Maternity Leave!