I am tired. I wonder when the next feed will be and how long I have to sleep in between. And then I look at you and realise. One day you will not need me like this. There will come a day, sooner than I expect, when you will have your last feed from me. … Continue reading The 4am feed.
I love this giraffe t-shirt from John Lewis, £9. With Spring/summer collections already out I'm finding it hard to buy long sleeved tops for Ava, but she's still a little on the small side so I like to have her fairly covered up but still cool in the nice weather- so this is perfect for … Continue reading Giraffe-ing around
Daddy came home from shopping with this gorgeous sleep suit from John Lewis a few days ago. We have another one that says 'Mummy's little sunshine'. I think they were in the 'boys' section, which we regularly look at anyway as they have some great stuff too! We're having a 'duvet' day today and … Continue reading Playsuit days
I can't believe Ava is five weeks old now! So much to write and talk about and yet I have no idea how to organise my thoughts and experiences! I think I'll do a brief run down to start with: Week 1- Ava was just 4lb 10oz when she was born. Andrew is 6ft 3, … Continue reading Ava is five weeks old!
We settled into our room and I clung to the windowsill and breathed through each contraction- they were coming every four minutes or so and were increasingly unbearable. It took over an hour for someone to examine me and I still thought at this point I would be sent home. I half expected someone to … Continue reading The birth story- part two.
Hello! Ava is now four weeks old! I can't believe it- in some ways its been the slowest, most incredible, exhausting, emotional, loving four weeks of my life. In others, it feels like she's been here forever and I can't imagine what I did before having her! I've started quite a few blog posts detailing … Continue reading The birth story- part one.