It feels like summer has drawn to a close. The ominous grey rain clouds reflect my emotional state and signal my return to work after maternity leave. I’ve tried to value every minute of my last few days with Baby G. Taking the time to play with him and cramming in the extra cuddles and … More The Last of the Summer Shine
My heart’s greatest desire is for my son to be happy ❤️ I wrote this blog as my little man experienced his first taste of independence today. He had a 2 hour “settling in” session for his new nursery, a nerve-wracking experience for both parents and child. We were there on Tuesday as well, but … More How Not to Find a Nursery for your Dearest
A poem inspired by watching my son learning to sit… … More My Sunflower
If you are looking for evidence to dispute the theory of evolution, then you need look no further than the human baby. On the 21st May, Baby G’s little arms and legs synchronised their movements just enough to enable him to crawl a few paces. Since that day, he has been on a mission of … More Survival of the Fittest?
My heart’s wonder, Six months have passed since I first felt your warm little body placed on my belly. The overwhelming flood of love and emotion that I felt on that day of your birth has soaked deep into the very core of my being. I watch you as you sleep, drinking in the awesomeness … More A letter to my son
When I started this blog, the “About Me” page confounded me. For many years I have been a woman, an engineer, a runner, a bookworm, a mountain climber, a sailor, a snowboarder, a triathlete, a nuisance, a perfectionist… For 6 months I have been a mum. Yet when I was called upon to write a … More Today you are You
I discovered the Bébé Eau de Parfum range when baby Gubbins was born and now I simply can’t leave the house without at least one of these scents. There is a number of different scents in the range, however I find that Vom de Bébé Eau de Parfum is my “go to” fragrance. As a … More Bébé Eau de Parfum – an essential fragrance for the modern parent