Successfully Breastfeeding After Failure

Breastfeeding. Probably one of the most emotive topics when it comes to motherhood.  Yet one that’s often researched and googled in the early morning hours when you have a baby and you’re trying to succeed at it. The reason for… Continue Reading

Newborn Baby Essentials 0-6 weeks

As I write this my seven week old daughter has finally nodded off.  *Hallelujah* So while I have some silence in the house (Little London is at nursery), I thought that now would be a good time to tell you… Continue Reading

Sadness Of Toddler Growing Up

I was prepared to open my heart up to another child.  I had been pre warned not to worry about sharing my love between two children, because you don’t share it… if anything your heart grows bigger to accommodate the… Continue Reading

We Have A Caesarean Date| Pregnancy Diaries

At my final consultants appointment with the baby still breech at 37 weeks, it was decided that a scheduled caesarean was the safest mode of delivery for both myself and baby sister. So we’ve finally been given a date, and… Continue Reading

Things to pack in baby bag for hospital| Pregnancy Diaries

With a new baby on the way, it’s time I really started to get my act together and start properly planning for her arrival.  This pregnancy has flown by, and because this is our second child I guess we’ve been… Continue Reading

3D Scan| 30 Weeks

Although I’m getting more scans than most women in pregnancy due to the gestational diabetes, it’s not quite the same as being able to see the baby on a 3D scan. My growth scans pretty much just pick out the… Continue Reading

Bleeding, Growth Scans and Possible Early Delivery| 29 Weeks

After my rant about being ‘lazy’ in pregnancy, I proceeded to wake up the next morning and discovered I’d had a small bleed.  Being 26 weeks pregnant at the time and bleeding, even if it is only a small amount,… Continue Reading

Things I Want To Do Differently With Baby Two| Pregnancy Diaries

With a new baby on the way, it’s got me thinking about the things I’d like to try to do differently compared to when Little London was a baby. Whether I chose convenience or just let the fear stop me from… Continue Reading

Gender Reveal| Pregnancy Diaries

It seems like a long time ago since I wrote this post about my thoughts on the gender of our second baby.  In fact, considering I’m now 27 weeks pregnant, I’ve kept the secret to myself for 7 whole weeks.… Continue Reading

Bluestone National Park Resort or Center Parcs?| Self Catering Breaks, UK

As much as I love getting on a plane and flying off somewhere exotic, there has to be something said about the ease of just packing everything into a car and heading off on a staycation. So when we touched… Continue Reading