Tag Archives : newborn

Two Under One…


Since becoming a Mother of two and a family of four, my world has been turned upside down and inside out for the second time in a year.  Now don’t get me wrong I wouldn’t change anything for the world (maybe a full nights sleep, but not the world), but sometimes I dream of a long relaxing spa day and…

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Ten Things I Love about Having a Toddler…


The last day in May marks the arrival of my first born into the world. It’s so hard to believe that it’s been a whole year since Baby J was born, it’s even harder to believe that within that same year our second came along. Coming up to her birthday Baby J is toddling, climbing all over the furniture and is…

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Off to Work he Goes…


This week Hubs went back to work for the first time since Little E arrived (I’m sure I saw him running to his car), leaving me at home with a nearly toddler and a newborn all by myself! The night before he went felt like the night before sitting an exam. I was anxious to know how I would cope,…

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Newborn vs. Toddler, Five Days in…


Five days into being a second Mummy and things could not be more different this time around. It’s early days but the differences between the Baby J and Little E are massive! The Birth – Little E took half the time Baby J took to arrive. The pain was MUCH less (it still fucking hurt don’t get me wrong)! I…

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Yes I’m a Mum, Yes I’m Pregnant, Yes I am Going Insane….


Have them close together they said. You’ll be ‘done and dusted’ they said. They’ll grow up really close they said. Here’s what I say: • We chose to try for another baby when our first born was in the midst of Colic. This decision is totally unfathomable to me now, but I did learn a lot. This time I could…

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Becoming a Stay at Home Mum (and getting used to it)…


Every mum in the world is different, some work and some don’t. Full time, part time, not at all. Neither is right and neither is wrong, we all do what we feel is best for our families. We decided that I would become a stay at home mum to our daughter(s) and so in my fortieth week of my first pregnancy…

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The First Year (shit hitting the fan)…


It has been done countless times before without a doubt.  People automatically assume that it was an ‘accident’, we obviously weren’t being careful enough.  Believe it or not though being thirty-six weeks pregnant with a ten month old in tow was totally planned.  The best idea I/we have ever had.  Pah!!!    Don’t get me wrong, I know and I…

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