So I was chatting to my friend Kate a few weeks ago and she mentioned a poem which I though I would share. It’s a classic poem, written in 1927 by W. Livingston Larned but even though it’s a golden oldie, I think it is still very relevant today. It talks about how as a…… Continue reading “Father Forgets” by W. Livingston Larned
There is basically an app for everything these days but I have found a few particularly useful before, during and after my pregnancy with Jack so I thought I would share them with you. 5. NCT Babychange Basically, it does what it says on the tin! Shows you all the baby changing facilities in your…… Continue reading Product Post – My Top Five Baby-Related Apps
In celebration of Father’s Day today, I asked my lovely Dad if he would like to write a little something for my blog and he very kindly agreed to answer some questions about being a first-time Grandad! Tell us about finding out you were going to be a Grandad It must have been about…… Continue reading Happy Father’s Day!
Going out out Last week, James and I went on own first “date night” since Jack has been born to our friends, Laura and Tom’s wedding reception. We’ve been out together for dinners but taken Jack with us and had date nights in with a film and a takeaway but it was the first time…… Continue reading Date Night!
Dear Jack, Today you are, as Grandad Choo Choo put it, exactly half! Six months old and it’s all gone by so quickly! Some days I sit and go through all the photographs of you (I think we’ve taken at least one of you every day since you were born) and I can’t believe how…… Continue reading Dear Jack – a letter to my son at 6 months old
What is a tongue-tie? Interestingly enough, Gurgle magazine (it’s really good, you should subscribe to it!) has an article about tongue-ties in their July edition but as they explain it pretty well, here’s an extract: Ankyloglossia, to give it its proper term, is a congenital condition (meaning it’s present at birth) that affects four to…… Continue reading Tongue-Tie Trouble
Aaaaaaages ago I mentioned a “new venture” I had started doing and said I would blog about it later…. well finally, I am pleased to say that “later” is now! Once upon a time… One thing you should know about me is that I am a book nerd. I love them – always have done!…… Continue reading Jack and the Bookstalk – my Usborne Adventure