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Child Development & Updates Letters To My Children

Bridget at 5 months

Dear Bridget, Your 5-month update is coming from a different angle today. Today I want to apologise. Your birth order is not your fault. It’s not your fault that you are our third child but being last often means exactly that. Last. You are the…

November 15, 2017
Child Development & Updates

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

Paisley Niamh at 9 months old

I’ve not written a development update for Paisley since she was 6 months old so I’m thinking this one is long over due. From her first few attempts at rolling over, she has changed so much. Her personality is really shining through and she…

October 19, 2016
Child Development & Updates

Paisley at 4 months old.

Paisley turned 4 months old this week.  As with any baby, every day is a whirlwind of new exciting skills and traits to be discovered and Paisley is no exception to that rule.  She really is changing every day.  We still haven’t seen the…

May 13, 2016
Child Development & Updates

Paisley at 3 months old

Paisley is 3 months old now and is developing very well. This last month has seen some big changes and seen her personality really come out. We’ve had no reason to see the health visitors. I told myself this time round I wouldn’t bother…

April 12, 2016
Child Development & Updates

Top 5 tips for potty training.

During the summer I wrote a post on our potty training journey with Dexter. As posts go it was a bit of a long one so I thought I’d do a sort of summary post for those that are looking for some quick tips.…

February 24, 2016
Letters To My Children

Happy 2nd birthday, Dexter

To my dear, sweet, little Dexter. Today is your second birthday.  These last 12 months have I have seen you change so much from that baby that was barely walking to such a happy confident toddler that you are. There are so many things you…

June 4, 2015

Dexter at 9 months

Today my gorgeous little blue eyed boy turned 9 months old. Considering I didn’t even know I was pregnant till halfway through, 9 months seems like a long time but on the same hand, it only feels like 5 minutes ago that I was…

March 4, 2014
Child Development & Updates

6 months old & almost Christmas

My gorgeous little boy is half a year old and I couldn’t be more proud of him right now. He’s finally started gaining some proper weight. And I mean in the last month and a half his weight has rocketed. I’ll try and get…

December 4, 2013
In the kitchen

Weaning first steps

And so it begins… The first step towards independence. Dexter is 4 and a half months old. (Or 19 weeks if you count that way) He’s been breastfed since birth despite pressure to top him up with formula (due to a slow weigh gain)…

October 17, 2013