Tag: babies

Life Update: Season’s Greetings and all that Jazz

Our second little man has entered the world! I had a spare five minuets so I though I would share my good news. Ethan was born at 11.50 am on the 14th December. He weighed a whopping 4.42 kilograms (9.7 pounds), we already knew… Continue Reading “Life Update: Season’s Greetings and all that Jazz”

Sunday is cleaning day

I used to enjoying cleaning my parents’ house for pocket money as a teenager. Money meant red skins, CDs and cigarettes (sorry mum). But now I have to do it for free, ok I do love a clean house and yes the mould and… Continue Reading “Sunday is cleaning day”

Crying Babies

“Why is it that I am always the only one who hears our son crying in the night?” I ask for the millionth time. I wake even when my son makes the slightest carry on, but my husband sleeps soundly on. Well he sleeps… Continue Reading “Crying Babies”

Siblings

To give Riley a sibling or not to give Riley a sibling – that is the question! My husband Shane and I had decided that we would have one more. I’ve even been telling people when they ask “when’s the next one coming” that… Continue Reading “Siblings”

Riley’s First Camping Trip

My Husband Shane and I spent this Easter taking our Son Riley, who is now almost 10 months old, for his first ever camping trip. It was also the first camping trip for our 80. When Riley was born we sold our beloved Nissan… Continue Reading “Riley’s First Camping Trip”

Portacot from hell

Attempting to teach Riley to sleep in his portacot ready for camping at Easter. First attempt an hour of crying. Second attempt half an hour crying. Today about forty minuets. So hopefully by Easter he’ll be as comfortable in the portacot as his regular… Continue Reading “Portacot from hell”

Please child stop crying

This poem came to me this morning while I had a sooky, sleepy baby sitting in my lap, I thought you all might enjoy it. Please child stop crying Yes there is no denying You’re in pain Please child stop crying Your tears are… Continue Reading “Please child stop crying”

Mothers

Weekly Writing Challenge: Golden Years

In this week’s writing challenge we are being asked to explore what age means to us. I always wanted to grow up, to be older. I looked forward to each birthday with great enthusiasm. I think the turning point was when I hit twenty… Continue Reading “Weekly Writing Challenge: Golden Years”

VIP

VIP: Post 65 of 365 Post Prompts for 2014. Hey, only 300 more to go LOL! Today’s post asks us who is the most important person in our lives and how would our day-to-day existence be different without them. Well that’s an easy question… Continue Reading “VIP”