It Scares Me

It scares me how angry I get over nothing. It scares me how I see all the negatives long before even one positive. It scares me that one day you might realise that I'm really not that good a person. It scares me that one day you might realise that I'm really not that good … Continue reading It Scares Me

Lentil at 1 Month

Well I think it's safe to say that having a baby really does change everything, and yet some things dont seem to change at all. For example, my sleep patterns from the month before Lentil was born give me just under 7 hours of sleep every night on average: But in the month immediately after … Continue reading Lentil at 1 Month

The Arrival of Lentil

It took a while, but she's finally here. My little Lentil. Born on 28th December 2018 at 16:21 by c-section and weighing 9lbs 2oz! We went in to the hospital on Boxing Day for the induction, and after a difficult labour (52 hours total) she was finally out. Buttercup endured hell with this birth. Lots … Continue reading The Arrival of Lentil

Pregnancy Jitters

Today began, and continued, as a normal Friday would. We woke up, we had breakfast and coffee, got dressed went to work. Things were going pretty well up to a certain point. I had just taken my Nth call of the day, chatting with a nice lady about a policy she had recently purchased, explained … Continue reading Pregnancy Jitters

The Baby Bedroom Bonanza Pt 2

Well, that was fun. Two beds dismantled, one moved to another room and then re-assembled, the other disposed of (more or less), one cot built, and various bits of sorting out sorted out. Ginger came round to help, for which I am so very grateful, there is no way I would have achieved it all … Continue reading The Baby Bedroom Bonanza Pt 2

The Baby Bedroom Bonanza

Well this is it. With only a short while to go (33 days at the time of writing this post), it is time for Buttercup and I to get the room for Lentil sorted out. Lentil is due to arrive on 29th December, and therefore won't actually need their own room until about June, but … Continue reading The Baby Bedroom Bonanza

Parambulator Permutations

Yet again the topic of conversation seems to be how much money can my sister get out of dad. Having recent announced her pregnancy, dad has offered to buy her a pram. So of course the comment from mum that followed was that she should "make sure it's an expensive one". Given that this is … Continue reading Parambulator Permutations