The beginning of sleep….

As Arlo approaches one year old (I know, where did that go!?) there is lots of reflecting going on (although that seems to be my January theme too at the moment!!). A massive one has been about the past years sleep, or lack of it. I have always loved my bed and sleeping. 8-10 hours […]

Three year old tantrums….

O my goodness the emotional life of a three year old! It’s a tough one for them. So many emotions and not all the ability to be able to compute them and explain them all. This evening has been a prime example. We come in from work and nursery with the best intentions. All home […]

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, […]

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 […]

things we bought for baby number 2

Having more than one child was something we always planned. I am really close with my sisters and want the same for my children, so we knew we wouldn’t be stopping at one baby. As Woody grew out of clothes, bouncers, beds etc, they were all packed up and put in the loft for when another […]