Morning! As I write this post, I’m also sitting on a plane headed to Berlin. It’s the hubs’ birthday today (June 14th) and we’re snatching a few days away sans kidlets. My shirt feels uncomfortable now, as it’s also over 5 hours since I last fed my Lil Pudding before we left for the airport … Continue reading Got Milk? – Freezer Stash 101
Morning! Lil Pudding is now 16 weeks old - where did that time go please? Between getting over colic, longer stints of sleep, growth spurts, beaming smiles and reflux, Pud is thriving wonderfully. We took her to get weighed today and she’s a lil chunky chunk at just over 14lbs! But but but...with all that … Continue reading Fits Like A (Gummee) Glove!
Morning! Our Lil Pudding is 3 months old! We have officially past the Newborn 4th trimester stage and now it’s time for more fun, alertness and everything else that comes with a 3-6 month old baby. Unlike Lil Dumpling, her older brother, Pud loves to sleep - she’s been doing up to 7 hour stints … Continue reading First Aid? Nope – Tummy Time!
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!
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!
Evening all! What a glorious day we've had in London today. Sunshine, heat...managed to get three loads of washing done, dried and folded. Also managed to enjoy the garden for what may be the last time this year - win! To add to the day's loveliness, our little Dumpling turned 15 months today. He's a … Continue reading Popeye Catherine Wheels
Having grown up in Suffolk, my sister and I were lucky enough to have had a fantastic outdoorsy childhood. From visiting Eastern Farmpark, to Stickleback fishing down the Broads and walks around the Nacton Lairs...our mum took us everywhere along with our next door neighbour and her two boys. I always said that if I … Continue reading Old McJimmy Had a Farm