We're nearing the end of a wonderful 3 and a half weeks away on holiday with our respective families. It's been really lovely, so I thought that following on from our last post, it was time for another photo update. T. has been loving spending time in the paddling pool. We also managed a couple … Continue reading Holidays Continued
It's been fascinating watching Little Bear interact with his world and learn how it all works. He has developed very clear preferences about activities and toys! Without further ado, a few of his current/recent favourites: S.
It blows my mind that our little guy is over 9 months old now - that he's been out of me longer than he was in! We've had a bit of a bumpy winter, with terrible nights (often up every hour...) but with a bit of professional help last week, we seemed to have turned … Continue reading Where has the time gone?!
Write, so. Here we go. A blog. It’s been so long, but would you believe me if I said it’s been the hardest thing to do lately? It’s not a lack of ideas that’s been holding me back, it’s an overwhelming number. My heart has been so full lately that it’s been hard to know … Continue reading Moments of motherhood
Little Lion Man joined us at 1.58am on Wednesday 6th November, with a head full of gorgeous blond fuzz, deep blue eyes and 10 perfect fingers and 10 perfect toes. He's a strong wee chap, with a birth weight and height of 4.16kg (9lb 3oz) 57cm long, and he's been feeding so very well that … Continue reading He’s here! And three weeks old already…
This project has very much been a labour of love, with so much planning and imagining even before we got pregnant. I'm a very visual person, and I like to have clear pictures in my head of how things will look before starting anything new, so there wasn't much decision-making required by the time we … Continue reading The Big Nursery Reveal!
I started this post as a second trimester update, only to discover that my brain is fully convinced that last trimester was too long ago and only third trimester issues matter now! This is pretty indicative of my mental capacity at the moment, and I still have 3 weeks of teaching left... (I do feel … Continue reading Into the Third Trimester
It's been a ridiculously long time since we last checked in here, so in lieu of a proper post, just to tide things over in the meantime, check out the growth of this wee bub in my belly! And the last photo isn't even up to date!!! (Weeks 8, 11, 15, 23) (B. would probably … Continue reading Watch the belly grow!
We had the all-important 20 week scan last week, and although we'd already found out the gender at an earlier scan (usually the highlight of the 20 week one) it was super lovely to see our baby again and hear the heartbeat. There was lots of focus on the heart and kidneys, due to family … Continue reading The Half-way Mark
So, more details on our exciting news! It's been such a full few months that it's quite hard to think back and find the things I want to remember and record. Here goes! It was early on a Sunday morning, the last in February, and sleeping in ceased to be an option when we both … Continue reading The First Trimester
At long last we're able to share the most exciting news with you all - we're expecting our first baby (just the one!) at Beltane this year (that's early November). We couldn't be more excited and look forward to sharing more details with you soon. S. & B. (Awesome card sent to us by B.'s … Continue reading Big News!
Back in November, I wrote about our journey towards starting a family and our progress so far. We've had lots of downtime and family time over the summer to reflect and discuss and research and start to get really excited about the changes this year will hold! This time last year, we were in a … Continue reading The ‘Perfect’ Donor
It's no secret that B and I want to have kids. Family, friends and even colleagues will readily acknowledge that there are few things more important to us, and that not only is our desire for children strong, it's also immediate. You could say we've been building up to it for a while - we … Continue reading Maybe Baby