• Breastfeeding: Pearl’s story so far…

    As Pearl is now 10 weeks old, it seemed like a poignant time to write this post about our breastfeeding journey. The 10 week marker is significant to us as it’s when I stopped breastfeeding with Violet. It was such an emotional week and a huge turning point in Violet’s early months, it sticks in my

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  • Pearl’s Two Month Update

    Little Pearly-Whirl is officially TWO MONTHS OLD! So it’s time for a little update to see how she is getting on! I wrote these updates for Violet so I wanted to keep the same memories for Pearl too. Since Pearl came along I’ve realised how lovely it is to read back over Violet’s updates from

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  • Review: Chicco Baby Hug 4-in-1

    Having two-under-two means anything that makes my life easier is an absolute lifesaver. Before Pearl arrived I knew I’d need to create a safe place for her to sleep and play – away from naughty little toddler fingers and Robbie’s boisterous waggy tail, or I would never get a thing done! With Violet I had

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  • Pearl’s Nursery Wishlist

    It’s all systems go in our house to get Pearl’s bedroom ready! She won’t be in her own room until she’s 6 months old, but seeing as she’s nearly two months already, I’m sure it’ll be here before we know it! Especially as decorating her room as been quite slow progress with looking after two

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  • Life as a Family of Four – in Photos

    The newborn days are like no other. Swept into a vortex of all-consuming love for your new baby with a side serving of sheer exhaustion, worry and difficulties you never expected. Those early days can be so beautiful but so incredibly hard too. The newborn days really do take you to your limits and then

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