All The Gear & No Idea – Weaning

Ava is 4 months old and the word ‘weaning’ is slowly creeping on us and is quite frankly scaring the living day light out of me. I know I need to slowly swap giving a bottle however many times a day to a tasty meal but how do I do the weaning bit in the middle?

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Mummys Day Off

I had been longing for a day/afternoon/hour to myself for weeks and weeks. Continue reading “Mummys Day Off”

Champers For Pampers – My Fourth Trimester

I was not prepared for the ‘fourth’ trimester… Continue reading “Champers For Pampers – My Fourth Trimester”

PND in Dads

After giving birth I read and heard a lot about baby blues, post natal depression and anxiety for some mothers. It really is so serious and we are all lucky to have the help from health visitors, family, confiding in other blogs, groups etc. Continue reading “PND in Dads”

Do They Want It To Be A Failure?

So far I’ve learnt that some people really feel the need to give their opinions on everything to do with pregnancy, parenting and baby (funnily enough mostly the ones without having children)… Continue reading “Do They Want It To Be A Failure?”

My Hospital Bag (Suitcase)

Pinterest, Google, NHS website, Bounty… Continue reading “My Hospital Bag (Suitcase)”

Please Get Wine

Don’t get me wrong, being a new mumma really is the best thing ever, I walk into Ava’s room in the morning and see her grinning from ear to ear and I think ‘n’awh you’ve just made my whole day, it’s going to be a good day’. THEN, there are other days and I think ‘oh its going to be one of those days is it’ Continue reading “Please Get Wine”

No Dummy & A Clean House

There were things we said before becoming parents that we now realise were quite naive. I remember once saying “why do parents give babies dummies? Continue reading “No Dummy & A Clean House”

Morning Sickness

Ginger tea, ginger biscuits, sucking lemons, sipping water, eating small and often, sickness bands, eating something first thing in the morning… Did it work for me? did it heck! Continue reading “Morning Sickness”

Our Little Motive

As 6 and a half weeks have flown by in what feels like a week I thought it would be a nice idea to keep an online blog of the ups and downs of becoming new parents and to back track 9 months on the highs (won’t be too many of these except consuming my body weight in food) and downs of my pregnancy (lots). Continue reading “Our Little Motive”