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"Coffee, pass me the coffee" - these are usually the first things that come out of my mouth in the morning. We're 5 weeks into the 4 month sleep regression, and yes, it's been extremely tough. 5 weeks of wake ups every 90mins - 2 hourly during the night, no rest during the day (whoever … Continue reading The dreaded 4 month sleep regression
Back in October prior to the dreaded 4 month sleep regression, the lovely Lex from No Manual to Mummy nominated me for the sunshine blogger award. (Sorry it's taken me so long - sleep deprivation took over!) Go visit the lovely Lex at: http://www.nomanualtomummy.com So, thank you for thinking of me, and here are the … Continue reading Sunshine blogger award: My answers and nominations
3 weeks before the little one arrived, a friend of mine gave me a pile of baby books she had lying around. I suddenly realised that this baby was nearly here and I hadn't looked at a single book for advice! I read up on everything - so why not this?! I read a few … Continue reading Baby books – useful or useless?!
Christmas is just around the corner and this year has been all change for us! No more evening trips to Selfridges or Liberty after work - oh no - maternity leave and a 4 month old means that 6pm is now the start of the bedtime routine. Oh how life has changed! The lead up … Continue reading Christmas makes!
The drooling started around 10 weeks, but that was expected - lots of my friends babies had done the same thing. The start of the long process of teething! The symptoms were drooling, fingers (and everything else for that matter) in his mouth! But, one thing we didn't expect straight away were actual teeth! Two … Continue reading When teething strikes…..at 3 months!
Wait, what? An infant?! He's an infant? But he's still my little newborn baby! I feel as though I blinked and 3 months had gone, just like that! When they say time flies, they really do mean it. Maybe it's the sleepless nights all blurring into one? But, it makes me sad to think his … Continue reading My baby is no longer a newborn 😢
Hoorah, your baby is finally here after 9 long months of waiting to meet him / her. They are the most precious thing in the world to you and it's now all about nurturing them. But, what happens to you? 1. Caffeine and sugar become the new staples in your diet Pass me the matchsticks … Continue reading 10 things that happen to every new mummy……
I did it! After much apprehension and planning we made the big trip into central London at 12 weeks old in the babybjorn! The purpose of the trip? Join a few hundred other mums and babies at Clapham Picturehouse to watch a mums and babies showing of Bridget Jones's Baby. When one of my fellow … Continue reading Big day out – Bridget Jones’s Baby (with a baby!)
So, up until I gave birth to bubba (number 1), I was scared, very scared! It's the unknown that makes it difficult, as you just haven't experienced anything like it before and don't know what to expect - it's all new! Additionally, all you ever hear are the horror stories - days and days of … Continue reading My *positive* birth story!