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7 things you probably didn’t know about having a baby.

Babies. Turning couples into families and adults into parents since the beginning of time. Cute squishy little bundles of love that can and probably will completely change your life. Everybody tells you about sleepless nights, changing bums how to test bath temperatures.  There is…

October 2, 2017
Family

The Siblings Project – September 2017

Yay! It’s siblings time again. I’m not gonna lie, I’ve struggled to get pictures of all three together since Bridget was born. The older two are almost always together so when it was just them, I could happily snap away and not even be…

September 16, 2017
Family

Bridget at 3 months

Bridget turned 3 months old today and I think I’m holding her back a bit. I know you shouldn’t compare but by this age, Paisley seemed so much more active and aware of things. I guess it’s because when Pais was born, Dexter was older…

September 15, 2017
Family

My first born started school

And there he was… gone. I didn’t get the chance to wave him off, I walked him in and he vanished into a crowd of other little boys and girls, all in the same uniform and just like that, my firstborn started school. We’d…

September 6, 2017
Family

Interview with Dexter – Starting school tag

There are so many posts flying around at the moment about starting school and what to expect and I’ve been meaning to write something similar for weeks but now all of a sudden we’re at the end of August and my first born starts…

August 30, 2017
Family

Bridget at 2 months old

Mum of three. My own little tribe. It’s fair to say I’m loving it. Yes, there are hard days. Of course, there are but oh my word, these little humans just make me smile. But it all goes so fast, doesn’t it? I mean,…

August 15, 2017
Family

Bridget at 1 month old

What is there to tell you about Bridget’s first month? To be honest, I didn’t think there was a lot but I’m going to journey back to her birth and try and remember everything because while it seems like only yesterday that she was…

July 16, 2017
Family

Dexter, Now you are 4

Dear Dexter, Last month you turned four years old. I think this has been the first year you’ve really understood that you were getting a bit older, or bigger, as you put it. We spent the day before your birthday at Wicksteed Park in…

July 12, 2017
Family

Bridget’s Birth Story

After quite a drugged up labour with Dexter, followed by a caesarean with Paisley, I had hopes (dreams, even) that this time would be different. Alas, my shitty pregnancy made me ‘high risk’ so my dreams of a spontaneous labour with a beautiful and…

July 6, 2017