Category Archives: Early Days Baby

Almost 6 Months: Sleeping, weaning, eczema, talking and rolling

Both kids are down. Its 7.30pm on a Monday night. Chicken is in the oven for a bit of grown up dinner. I have made hubby a crimbo meal for lunch. Stuffing balls and everything. I have just had a … Continue reading

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4 Months: The mass exodus

It started about 2 weeks ago, but now it is in full throttle. When I was pregnant with Lolo my hair was super shiny & never fell out, nails never broke and my skin was much drier. Same thing happened … Continue reading

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3.5 months: crying – sleeping in the cot during the day – training

Catchy title – I know. So proud. So yesterday I described a bad day w bubba. On reflection I realized there was a lot that was missed out. My head was thumping and was still full of fog, I don’t … Continue reading

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3.5 Months: This is what a bad day feels like when they cry

Morning nap cut short. Cry. Cry. Cry. Cry. Hug. Calm you down. Feed. You won’t be put down, you need to be held…. time for your lunchtime 2 hour nap. Cry. Cry. I try to calm you down, stop you from crying … Continue reading

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13 weeks / 3 months: AJs 1st swimming lesson

Great news folks. Today AJ had his first swimming lesson. I was spurred on by a friend who is trying to cram in as much as she can with her baby before she goes back to work and by my … Continue reading

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12 weeks: Our first trip as a 4 a.k.a. the art of timings

This weekend we went to see friends near Trowbridge – near Bath. All 4 of us. It is the first time we have all travelled together. I think with Lolo we went to a wedding after the first 3 weeks. … Continue reading

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The first 8 weeks of Number 2

This aims to capture a few developments and thoughts around these first 8 weeks of AJ’s life. Lolo’s been doing brilliantly with him so far. So proud of her, kissing AJ and being super gentle with him. She sat on … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding: Low Milk supply?

Here’s an interesting article about low milk supply… or not as the case may be. Found it quite reassuring. xx

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#2 is 4 weeks yesterday: the truth about good and evil (a.k.a. to drink or not to drink)

And I don’t mean like totally wasted but I do mean having a few and getting a little merry. And I don’t mean like all the time (well, maybe I do but I don’t actually do it! That’s the point! … Continue reading

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#2 is 3 weeks old: what they don’t tell you about the first few days

The first few days of having a new born are such a mess of emotion, exhaustion and new information that you kind of forget about it all. We’re in week 3 and its already so very different. When you’re pregnant … Continue reading

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