Back to work after maternity leave number 2…

It feels like literally seconds ago I was writing about finishing work, excited to be starting maternity leave and the arrival of baby Arlo. If feels like seconds ago I was worried about how maternity leave with two children would go, coping to share my time and give them both enough. It feels like seconds, […]

Easter holiday fun and a major toddler tantrum…

The nursery Woody goes to shuts for 4 weeks a year, with a week at Easter being one of these. When I was working I would take this week off to spend together, however with this year being maternity leave it just slotted into another of our days home together. We went to my parents […]

Baby weight… I need to start facing into it sooner rather than later

It has been 8 weeks since I gave birth and time has flown by! I wasn’t sleeping well toward the end of pregnancy, but sleep (or lack of) is completely different with a newborn!! I am the type of person that loves 8-10 hours sleep a night! 9pm means bedtime to me, and when pregnant […]

routine, mum guilt and baby groups…

We are approaching 7 weeks in to our family of 4 and I feel like we are getting into our new rhythm and routine. I know that if I don’t have a shower pretty soon after waking up then it will be late morning (or the following day) before I manage to get one. I […]

The need for to-do lists…

We are four and a half weeks in to being a family of 4. A little routine is beginning (for the family, not the baby!!) as the new norm settles which is nice. Woody really dictates with the routine of old, and we fit everything else around this. I am really enjoying spending more time […]

39 weeks pregnant… my feet are getting fat!!

So the countdown to baby continues! Saturday¬†saw me make it to 39 weeks and so it really does feel like it could be any minute really. It is all starting to feel a lot more real and I am really looking forward to holding this little man in my arms. Friday saw my latest midwife […]