Everyone loves a newborn. Who can resist those tiny hands and that brand new smell. It's even more exciting when it's a baby of a friend or family member. You can impose yourself as soon as the baby is born, then hand baby back when he starts crying...perfect!......if you want to piss off and … Continue reading Tips for friends of a newborn mum
After what felt like the longest third trimester ever I finally gave birth to my 2017 baby boy in the early hours of 29th April. I apologise for the lack of birth photos, this is for two reasons..... 1) I struggle enough to remenber to take photos when I'm blogging about dinner or a day … Continue reading Baby Six Birth Story
I've been thinking about how much I have changed from the first time mum of twins I was ten years ago to the mum of nearly six now. This list worried me a bit, and before you contemplate calling social services after reading this, George is the happiest baby I have ever known! You … Continue reading Baby One vs Baby Five
Before you read this, please remember, I have been lucky enough to have straight forward births. I don't want to come across 'preachy' This is what works for me and I wish, when I was pregnant with the twins, someone had told me a good birth story rather than all the 'Labour is … Continue reading Tips to help your labour
I am linking up today with Parent Blogs Elite Linky #1 with Jenny at www.midwifeandlife.com Because I have spent nearly four of the last ten years pregnant people assume I must love it. It's not so much about loving it as trying to embrace it and making the most of it. It is after … Continue reading 10 things I love vs 10 things I hate about pregnancy
2016 has been an exciting year for me. My new addition, George has given me his first giggles, crawled, taken his first steps and become a fully fledged toddler. I watch my beautiful sister in law get married on one of the best holidays I've ever had. I spent a fantastic weekend in Dublin … Continue reading Happy New Years……Resolutions?
So here I am, 34, mum of five and pregnant again with number six. When I found out I was pregnant my first concern was not ' how will I cope!? ' ' do we have enough space? ' ' will we afford it? ' My main worry was ' what will people say!? … Continue reading Modern Mum of five….. Soon to be six