Before becoming a parent the thought of weaning hadn’t really entered my head.  I would worry about giving birth, whether I would be able to breastfeed, the lack of sleep, but in all the weird and crazy thoughts that pop into your head in the middle of the night, weaning was never one of them.  However, once O was born it began to concern me.  It was the one thing that I really began to stress over.  I went to our local baby group weaning sessions, I read up on it, waited until O six months and then began with… View Post

One day I won’t feel as tired as I do today. One day we won’t have hectic mornings where there are two little people to get dressed and ready and out of the door on time. One day my big boy won’t want to hold my hand on the way to school. Instead he’ll want to walk with his friends whilst I hover behind. One day my baby won’t gently grab my top as he feeds, feeling safe and comforted by just being in my arms.  He won’t look up, catch my eye and give me his cheekiest grin. One… View Post

Dear G Happy 3 Month Birthday little man, I can’t believe how quickly the past 3 months have gone. A quarter of a year.  You are not my tiny newborn anymore, you are fast becoming my gorgeous little chunk.  All chubby cheeks, chubby thighs and double chins. Whilst the past three months has gone so fast I can hardly remember what it was like before you were here.  All the longing for you and the hurt has quickly disappeared, those feelings have been replaced by so much love.  And you are so much loved, by everyone.  They are all smitten… View Post

I think women often fall into one of two categories.  They’re either a shoe girl or a bag girl.  I am most definitely in the latter group, I love a nice bag!  Don’t get me wrong, I love a gorgeous pair of shoes too but I’m a scuffer and they don’t normally last too long before I’ve dented the heel or managed to scrape the leather off the front.  I’m much safer with a bag. In my pre-mummy days my bag of choice was my beautiful Mulberry Roxeanne bag but then O came along and it was swapped for something… View Post