Postpartum and breastfeeding – the first 2 weeks

I decided a while ago that I would blog about my postpartum and breastfeeding journey after Austin was born. I think that pregnancy is quite candidly discussed these days but that postpartum experiences or what to expect after birth rarely…

A letter to my Grandma 

Dear Grandma, Today marks what would have been your 81st birthday. Sadly you passed away unexpectedly 3 years ago this coming May. You are greatly missed by all your children and grandchildren. Not a day that goes past when I…

Introducing Austin Arthur

After all that waiting and impatience, our second baby boy arrived on Sunday 19th march at 9.16am. He was born by emergency C-section after a long night of being induced and him not tolerating the contractions. I won’t go into…

40 weeks pregnant! 

40 weeks pregnant! Well actually to be exact, 40 weeks plus 4 days overdue!!!!! Not that I’m counting or anything! Much! The week started off a bit eventful with a visit to the hospital on Sunday night to check baby…

Choosing a baby name

Why is it so hard to choose a baby name? Mike and I have been going round in circles for months trying to decide on a baby name for new baby and we just can’t seem to agree on any.…

Top 10 Mothers Day Gifts and Giveaway

With Mothers day fast approaching (Sunday 26th March for those of you that didn’t know) I thought I better start thinking about gift ideas for mine and Mikes mums but also to drop some well meaning hints to my dear…

39 weeks pregnant 

I am sat writing this whilst enjoying breakfast and a cappuccino in Boston tea party, as a reward for braving a bikini and full leg wax whilst 39 weeks pregnant this morning! It actually wasn’t that bad in the end,…