A promise

The nights are getting lighter and spring is on it’s way. We are all so excited to have our evenings back but there is a little niggle in the back of my mind. We live in a lovely little close with mainly families of young children (all boys mind!) and the ages all range between…

the end of an era

The end of an era.

Over 15 years ago my lovely man finished university bright eyed and optimistic for the future. He walked pretty much into a job and has stayed there ever since – well, until now. It has been a tough year pondering if it was time for a change – the company he worked for was all…

A big sister

Harri was born to be a big sister. She absolutely dotes on her baby brother. She tends to him when he is crying, talks to him if he is alone and constantly asks to hold him. One of the first things that Harri does every morning is to put her smiley face right up to…

Alfie

One Month

So my boy is one month today. One month, seriously, how did that happen? It seems like only yesterday it was just the two of us lying together in the hospital – so tiny, the smallest out of all my children, so new but yet already so awake. Now here we are, a month later already….

Becoming a family of 5.

So here we are a family of five. Alfie arrived on 29th December 2016 and he has fitted right in. It is always a worry when introducing another child into the family. I did question,  would adding a third child into the mix upset the balance. I remember experiencing similar concerns when I was expecting…

Alfie'stiny feet

Introducing Alfie Hugh

On Thursday 29th December 2016 our beautiful baby made his appearance into the world. Although he kept us waiting for ten days, when he was ready to come out he didn’t mess around. My first contraction started at 3.45am and he was born at exactly 6.01am weighing 7lb 7. I actually can’t quite believe he…

Watching the world go by…

It has been such a lovely weekend after what has been a stressful week. I was meeting my sisters and my niece and nephew on Saturday but rain was forecast and sometimes its a struggle to think of things to do when the weather isn’ t great. We decided to meet in Liverpool and go for…

Pressing pause

The picture above definitely describes our week – we are all just so tired and more than ready for a break. Everything just seems so busy at the moment and when I think of the forthcoming weeks we have so many plans and appointments, not forgetting a trip to Bluestone too. There is so much…