Packing my hospital bag as well as baby’s nappy bag this past weekend (yes, at the eleventh hour, I know) made the reality hit hard! I am having my baby girl in just a few short sleeps. My caesarean is booked for 21 October! Packing a hospital bag feels so different to packing a weekend […]Read more "What’s in my hospital bag?"
This past weekend we were invited to experience ‘a small piece of paradise’ and the invite honestly couldn’t have come at a more perfect time! T minus a week before we welcome our second born into the world! The perfect opportunity to have a baby moon and enjoy quality one on one time with our […]Read more "TRAVEL: Champagne Haven"
It’s hard to believe that in just over a week you will be living and breathing outside of my rounded belly. As I sit and type this, I feel you twisting and turning around my tummy. Those little legs kicking about… you’re one active little babe! I will miss feeling you growing inside of me. […]Read more "A letter to my second born…"
One of our favourite pass times as a couple has always been board or card games. Pre-parenthood we regularly hosted a couples game night at our house and every family holiday has involved a couple of rounds of our favourite games! Now that we are parents, Brett and I enjoy games we can play together […]Read more "Skip-Bo"
There was a time over the hard lockdown that I thought that there was no way I would be able to celebrate our baby at her very own baby shower. It made me sad as I believe that every child should be celebrated and she deserved to as well. As lockdown eased and small gatherings […]Read more "My Baby Shower"
Nothing quite hits home that you’re having a baby, quite like putting a cot in a room! Last month our absolutely gorgeous Jazz Cot from Happy Toddler Beds arrived and our hearts exploded! We’re having a baby! If you caught my Instagram post – Brett and Maddie built our Jazz Cot and they really had […]Read more "Our 4 in 1 Jazz Cot"
I can remember as a child how my imagination used to run wild… books came to life, characters became my friends, I lived out stories, my dolls played out scenes… I could sit for hours alone in my room and I was in another world! A world where anything was possible because I was told […]Read more "The power of storytelling…"
Who says dad’s to daughters cannot play superhero’s with them and teach them all about their super powers? We recently got sent the latest range of high quality Batman and DC toys from Just Fun Toys and everything about the range, including the apparel available oozes cool factor!! It has been a serious fight (not […]Read more "Daddy & Maddie take on Batman!"
There is something incredibly special about planning your baby’s nursery! I’d put it way up there with my wedding as one of my prized moments in which I saved for, planned for and manifested in my head for months on end before I had Maddie. If I look back there were a lot of things […]Read more "My top five nursery must haves"
We can all agree that our homes have always been our ‘safe place’ but over the last couple of months – our ‘safe space’ has taken a whole new meaning. With us spending more and more time protected in our homes in our bid to flatten the curve, limit the spread of the COVID-19 and […]Read more "How I’ve prepared our home for the virus outbreak"