When the topic of swimming lessons was raised in our house, I was confused from the outset, Ivy can’t crawl, she can barely roll, so why do we need to put her in the pool. The same questions were raised when I mentioned to the boys at work that we’d signed her up for classes… … More Swimming Lessons
It’s strange to think just over 3 months ago I was impatiently lying in bed, resting my head on Meg’s pregnant overdue belly and having a one to one with Ivy urging her to come out. We were parents-to-be with a small amount of confidence that we knew what we were getting ourselves into. Some … More 3 Months In. Lessons Learnt & Advice
This weekend was a good one with; sun, friends, family and of course the fact it was a bank holiday. We were invited to a pub crawl to celebrate our twin friends birthday and of course accepted. When it’s 27 degrees and you have an 11 week old, the prospect of pushing a pram equipped … More On A Pub Crawl… With A Baby!
If you’d told me two months ago that I was going to be left alone with Ivy for 24 hours, I’d have run for the hills. Nothing against Ivy, she’s the best, but the thought of being the sole responsibility of a 2 month old baby would have been a petrifying thought! This weekend Meg … More Three Men & A Baby
Paternity leave feels like a lifetime ago, yet peeling myself away from Meg and Ivy every morning is no different to the very first time. It’s still bloody impossible. I feel for the men out there that get no paternity leave at all, I also envy those out there that manage to bag themselves more … More FFOMO (Father’s Fear of Missing Out)
It’s been a month. A whole MONTH that beautiful Ivy has been with us and it’s safe to say life has’t been the same since. I can safely say we now fall under the title of parents. For a little while we fell under the headless chicken category or like rabbits in the headlights of … More A Month With Our Baby
Bottle or breast? That’s the age old question. It’s a question with no right answer and it’s that very statement that is the root cause of some stress in the lives of first time mum’s. This is a subject area that I have seen become the source of everything from casual discussion to heated debate and … More The Need to Feed (Breastfeeding vs Bottle)