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Bridget at 10 months

Not surprisingly, I missed Bridget’s 9-month update so rather than writing that one late, I decided to get her 10 months one done instead. She’s growing up so fast and as cliche as it sounds, I really don’t know where the time is going.…

April 15, 2018

Valentines Sensory play

We’ve always loved a bit of sensory play here, the messier the better. Sensory play is so important for early years development and we’ve been doing all sorts of things since Dexter was 3 weeks old. I often like to do things themed around the…

February 4, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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