Happy Holidays!

So I should be packing. Instead, I’m looking at pictures of Hiddleswift on my phone, who’ll probably be broken up by the time you read this


New Friends & Weaning Adventures

This will probably be the last blog post I’ll write whilst I’m on maternity leave, as I head back to work in about 6 weeks. I’m relishing every minute I have with Ellen and not even thinking about work. I just want to enjoy the time I have left!

Date night

Date night. Me and John never had to plan date nights. We’d end up going for Thai food to get us over hump day, and sure the house red is lovely here so we’ll have that too. Friday evening would see us sliding into a cab and heading for dinner and drinks in town. It … read more >

Getting to grips with breastfeeding

“And are you planning on breastfeeding?” asked the midwife in the antenatal class. I patted my bump and replied, “Not today!” Oh we were having the craic already! As annoying as I was, trying to be the funny girl in class, I was sincere in my wish to try and breastfeed my first baby. I was … read more >

Getting out and about with baby

Ellen is now 5 months old and great fun already.  Every week sees a new milestone and it’s so exciting to see her grow and develop.  She still throws us a curveball every few days by doing something unexpected or out of routine, so we are constantly learning.   During her first few months I … read more >