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turning 33

Celebrating my 33rd birthday (and my fear of growing older)

Yesterday I celebrated my 33rd birthday. Birthday celebrations these days aren’t quite the raucous events they used to be, more a gathering of my immediate family over a relaxed meal out. Although my lovely parents did babysit for us…

baby book club review

Inspiring a love of reading with Baby Book Club

We were recently contacted by the Baby Book Club – a subscription service which delivers three specially selected picture books each month to your door. The books are suitable for babies and toddlers, and follow a particular theme each…

two months

Harry at two months old

We’ve had a lot of changes this month, but we’re starting to get more of a routine into our lives now that your big sister has started pre-school. Things seem a little less hectic, and you get more time…

#MySundayPhoto – Siblings

I’ve not taken many photos this week so I’m sharing one I took a couple of weeks ago of my two favourites. I often get a little picky when it comes to photos I publish on the blog, preferring…

colic awareness month

The reality of having a baby with colic

I’ve written before about the challenges we faced with our first-born during her first four months. Her excessive crying seemed never-ending and the quest to get a moment’s peace and quiet or a couple of hours’ kip became all-consuming.…

#MySundayPhoto – “A big girl now”

It’s been an eventful week for this little one since she had her first day at pre-school on Wednesday. I was worried that she might struggle to adjust since she’s spent every day this summer at home with me,…

12 times I feel too immature to be a mother

The other day I was pretty excited to hear Dr Dre, ‘The Next Episode’ come out of my car stereo. One of the songs from the soundtrack of my youth…I of course turned the volume up and started jigging…

prezzybox baby gift

The perfect new baby gift with Prezzybox

It can be tricky knowing what to buy as a gift for a new baby. You want your present to be practical, yet you also want to give a gift that will be remembered and perhaps kept as a…

August: Friends, family and adjusting to life with two

August has been my favourite month of the year so far. Now that all of the stress of relocating and having our baby boy is over, I feel that I’ve finally started to enjoy living in the moment. Adjusting…