A Nice Nappy Bin? #binbeautiful

I think it’s safe to say times have well and truly changed: you know your a mum when your getting excited over a nappy bin… When decorating Harrison’s nursery, I was determined to have nothing garish, which is easier said than done in the world of nursery decoration. Since we knew we were Team Blue from the get-go, we had the option of decorating with a boy in mind, but a lot of the blue accessories were just too bright…
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H is One Week Old

Harrison is no longer days old, that is absolutely crazy. Well, he is still days old, but that’s not how we’ll count. It’s weeks now. Before we know it it’ll be months, and that is even crazier. This week has been the most mentally, physically and emotionally exhausting week of my life, but it has also already been the best. Harrison is perfect: an absolute pest at night, completely draining, and leaves me covered in sick, pee or poo 90%…
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How Do Parents Unwind?

Prior to being a parent – I’d happily unwind in the gym, or at the pub, or in the midst of a binge watching marathon in my bed, after though, somehow I don’t think I’ll quite manage to unwind doing those… The last week has been the most stressful, tiring, yet rewarding week of my life so far – nothing can quite prepare you for life as a mum, and I can only imagine that from here, my stress levels…
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The Birth Story

I’ll start this off by saying this may well be a slightly unrealistic version of labour – I’ve either gotten extremely lucky, or I have the pain tolerance of a god, but I don’t think my labour could have gone better had I wrote it myself. Our little boy was born on the Friday 21st October at 3.15am – and I think I speak for both myself and Jordan when I say we’ve never loved such a little person so…
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My Pregnancy Essentials

I am so pleased to be able to say that this will be the last post I have to write while pregnant, thank the lord. With an induction planned for tomorrow morning at 8am, I thought I’d take today to reflect on my pregnancy and the various ways I made it easier for myself. How surreal to think that by the end of this weekend our little boy will finally be here… I’m so excited – I’ve hated pregnancy, but everyone’s said…
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