206 days

Its only been 206 days. Everyone told me you would grow so fast. Everyone told me you would not be a baby for long. Baby R, your Dad and I have watched you change before our eyes. You are almost 7 months old, and you are becoming a little man. Here’s what you have been up to … More 206 days

Mum Envy

Mum Envy – a term that I am becoming increasingly aware of. I asked a friend of mine if she could suggest a good pram for my new arrival. She stated simply: “Get a bugaboo. I didn’t and I had Mum envy.” Mum envy? Sounded awful. I didn’t want it. I went and bought a … More Mum Envy

Must haves for the 9 month S-T-R-E-T-C-H

A growing bump does not only come with a growing baby. Unfortunately, pregnancy can also be a time of nausea, swollen feet, back ache, fatigue, headaches and dizziness. Not to mention ugly maternity clothes and dreaded stretch marks. Do whatever you can to make yourself happy and comfortable! Here are a few things I couldn’t live without during the 9 … More Must haves for the 9 month S-T-R-E-T-C-H

The magic of a thank-you note…

Call me old-fashioned, but I believe handwritten thank you notes are a must. There’s something to be said about taking the time to show your appreciation. They are inexpensive, quick and leave a lasting impression. Discovering a hand-written note in your mailbox is a refreshing surprise; especially because we live in such a fast-paced, technology driven world. … More The magic of a thank-you note…

0-3 Months: What I couldn’t live without…

1. Hiring a Hospital Bassinet Let me just start by saying, I am a germaphobe. I like things new, clean and sterile, and the thought of hiring something that i was going to let my precious newborn sleep on was not something that I would have usually considered an option. I am also, however, extremely practical and … More 0-3 Months: What I couldn’t live without…