037/365-2103 – Home

037/365-2103 – Home 2

Waking up at home this morning was lovely, I had missed how Little Bean and Beanie Boy would wake me up each morning with a kiss and a cuddle. This morning they were so excited to have us home and wanted to give their baby brother a big kiss and cuddle too. Look at how … Read more

036/365-2013 – Transitional Care/Coming Home

036/365-2013 – Transitional Care/Coming Home 3

I woke up this morning feeling much more human than yesterday. We had a really good night, near perfect in fact. Jelly Bean woke up every 3 hours for a feed like clockwork and because I wasn’t expressing I was able to get straight off to sleep as soon as he had finished feeding which … Read more

033/365-2013 – When Jelly Bean met Ella

033/365-2013 – When Jelly Bean met Ella 4

Karin and I have been friends since our girls were just 6 weeks old and we attended a baby music class together. Our girls have grown up together and their friendship is still strong despite the fact that they now go to different primary schools. When Beanie Boy was born Ella was so excited, they … Read more

032/365-2013 – First cuddles for Curly and the Beans

032/365-2013 – First cuddles for Curly and the Beans 5

Despite Jelly Bean being born during the early hours of the 31st January, I was extremely saddened that his siblings didn’t get to meet him until the following day. I had given birth on the Midwife Led Unit and was told shortly afterwards that I would probably be home by lunchtime. As the day went … Read more

Introducing the new baby on the blog!

Introducing the new baby on the blog! 7

How can it be that my little Jelly Bean is already 1 week old?! It doesn’t seem 5 minutes since I was waddling around with a huge bump, inadvertently rolling my eyes every time someone commented to me “isn’t it time you had that baby yet?”. As it turned out, Jelly Bean was only 5 … Read more

010/365-2013 – The final countdown!!

010/365-2013 – The final countdown!! 8

For the last few weeks the tiddlers have been excitedly asking me and Hubby most days “when is Jelly Bean going to come?”. When you’re talking to a 2 and 4 year old it can be quite difficult to explain about due dates and babies coming early/late. Then we struck upon an idea! In the … Read more