Cesarean. C Section. Through the 'sun roof'. The other way of giving birth. It never entered my head that I might end up having a c-section. In my head they are used in drastic cases. Emergencies. Evelyn was overdue. Midwife told me she was fine but "didn't want to budge just yet". This was ok … Continue reading The C Word
Evelyn is 8 months old and she surprises me every day with how much she knows and how aware of everything she is. This is beautiful, magical and wonderful..... Well.... Most of the time. But there are those rare occasions where I see a little twinkle in her cheeky, blue eyes when she is about … Continue reading Middle Finger up to Mummy!
Dear Evelyn, June 2015 - I have a feeling summer is on it's way! You are loving being outside in the fresh air and are not appreciating the heat of the car. Your crawling has kind of started to take shape although you are moving backwards and in circles. You are definitely saying 'dada' and … Continue reading Happy 7 Months!
So maybe your friend is pregnant or she might have just had a baby! If you aren't sure what to say or do then the fear is that you might not say or do anything! You might feel like you don't want to 'step on toes' or 'interrupt the day' but the reality is your … Continue reading Friends and their babies!
It's Father's Day on Sunday and I have no idea what to buy Adam. It's his first Father's Day so I want it to be something meaningful and special. I trawled Pinterest to find some inspiration and I decided on a combination of 'Evelyn artwork' and pictures. I also managed to create something mess less!!! … Continue reading Father’s Day Art!
Yesterday was my lovely cousin (in-law)'s baby shower! The only difference was that the beautiful baby Oliva Rose had already made her grand entrance to the world last week! She couldn't wait another 4 weeks to meet us all and surprise us with her presence! So the Baby Shower become more of a 'Welcome to the … Continue reading Baby Shower Fun
Ok, so today Evelyn and a I set off on an adventure. Only to Nottingham but when travelling with a baby it's a pretty big deal! What to pack? Which train to get? How much luggage can I carry? Are there steps at the station? Will there be anyone to help me? I am a … Continue reading Travelling with Baby
Yesterday we went to our usual Monday baby group to get weighed and chat to the health visitor. As Evelyn is approaching 8 months we were advised to start expanding her dinner time meals to pretty much what we are eating. My mum friend, Laura, and I went away for our usual Monday coffee and … Continue reading Yummy In my Tummy!
So, I woke up this morning to the most wonderful message from a fellow blogger who had nominated me for the Liebster Award!! How amazing! The award is there to help new blogs spread their message! It helps to create a community of fellow newbies! As a new blogger, gaining an audience on a wider … Continue reading Liebster Award!!
Teacher mode! I recently wrote a post on the importance of reading from a young age, For the Love of Reading. Books are massively important to me and I hope that they will be to Evelyn too. I will make sure she knows which were my favourite, which my mum read to me and which … Continue reading Top 10 Books to Read to Young Children