Winter vs Spring baby

Winter vs Spring baby

With my youngest having recently reached her half birthday we have safely come out the other side of the exhausting, amazing, overwhelming phase that is having a newborn baby.  For me, it's very much like riding a never ending seesaw, constantly flitting from revelling in the cuteness of tiny toes, first smiles and sleepy cuddles [...]

Sleep Maths

Sleep Maths

Every first time mum-to-be is repeatedly told how tired they will be when their bundle of joy arrives.  So much so, it can almost feel like a lecture at times.  “Sleep now before the baby comes” anyone?  Or the cheery “you have no idea what’s about to hit you”.  Hit me?  I’m having a baby [...]

Does size matter?

Does size matter?

I recently realised that my poor, slightly neglected second child hadn't been weighed in over two months so yesterday we trundled along to our local baby clinic.  My chunky monkey weighed in at a hefty 16lbs 3ozs which is pretty impressive starting weight for her 4 month old frame.  She had moved up from the [...]