Over the past three and a half years, since I found hypnobirthing and Sammy was born, I’ve read, listened, watched and learned more and more about women, their voices, their stories and how much maternity services matter. I need somewhere for my own voice, for this time around, for this birth. This week is a… Continue reading A small voice
This time four years ago I was getting ready to go to bed. Nervous, scared and excited. I thought I was going in to labour and I was right. I absolutely can now say all the scars, quite literally have well and truly healed. I feel blessed to have a wonderful four year old and… Continue reading The Pob is four
As the boys’ birthdays approach I’ve been talking to Roo about what a birthday is and why it’s special. Today we went to buy some balloons, toot too la loots (party blowers) and general trashy birthday merch. On the way I said to Roo it’s three whole years since he came out of my tummy.… Continue reading A view from the inside
Finally with my new iPhone here, I can publish my official goodbye to the year, The MAC is sick, The laptop retired, They’ve given up hope of ever being rewired. 2013, it’s been a big year, But now it’s goodbye, The New Year is here. It’s been a big one, With lots going on… An… Continue reading Goodbye to the year, 2013
Tonight we went on a full blown date. Just us. That hasn’t happened for I think possibly two years. What a scary thought. We’ve been out of course, but never just us. It was bliss. We were just us. No worries for an evening. No bums to wipe, clothes to wash, dinner to cook. It… Continue reading 2013 365 2nd August ‘date night’
We’re big converse fans in this household. These are our regulars…nice and battered from lots of trips out. Am feeling much more inspired with photo prompts today…
Awoken in the early hours of Daddy’s birthday only to fall back in to slumber.
In the mornings the pob us always excited to hold his newborn baby brother. This morning we spent ten minutes saying good morning in my bed before we went down to breakfast. Sammy now is much more awake and you can see the twinkle in his eye for his big brother. I can’t wait to… Continue reading 2013 365 #149 ‘hold it baby Sammy’
My boys having a cuddle in the sunshine.
Here are my boys today. What brotherly love. Sammy at nine days old has changed today. He’s much more alert, properly focussing on faces and shadows / outlines near to his face. He’s had more awake time today than ever before, studying things, especially his big brother. The pob is wanting Sammy to wake up,… Continue reading 2013 365 #142 ‘Brotherly love’