Last week I posted about how much I am loving being a mum, in contrast to how tough I found those first few months. It really is full of giggles and fun moments watching Esther grow and learn. But this week has also been a patience testing one which has felt so exhausting. It may… Read More The Exhausting Everyday
A mum once said to me that from 8 months on your baby just gets more and more interesting and fun. At 21 months old I can wholeheartedly say that I agree. I regularly catch myself thinking how much fun I am having with Esther on my days with her. She talks all the time;… Read More Being a mum is fun.
Dearest Esther You are now one. And what a precious, fun, hilarious, book loving, adventurous, entertaining character you are. You have a cheeky giggle you laugh when you know you’re being funny. You check the room to make sure everyone’s looking when you do something amazing! You dance and bounce to music at any given opportunity. You… Read More Now you are one
In less than a week our little girl will be one. So many people have said, “where did that year go?” It’s a question I’ve asked myself so many times. Being close to a year and also getting ready to work a few more hours have got me reflecting on Esther, who she is, how’s… Read More Reflecting on a year
A little run of awake times in the night is catching up on me at the minute and in the process of Esther getting older I’ve forgotten how important a good old nap is. That and the combination of a never ending to-do list means I have been choosing to do instead of rest. Note… Read More Those four pm naps though
Tonight was a rare treat of a night in all by myself [not counting the sleeping baby of course]! In my head this looked like a cup of hot chocolate with baileys in hand, pjs on, a blog post written and a book to get lost in. In reality it looked like hanging up washing,… Read More Bye bye baby
Esther is nine and a half months old now and as she was two weeks overdue it means that she’s now been out as long as she has been in. It feels like a monumental moment in her life and mine. I can’t believe how much life has changed in this time and how much… Read More 9 months in, 9 months out