Family

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July – what a month it’s been! We started the month off by submitting our building warrant application for the change to the downstairs layout of the house. Unfortunately it got returned with some queries but we’re hoping we’ll have our approval through soon! We booked a trip for the end of September with the

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Maryculter House Hotel is where JHogg and I got married in March last year. It is also where we had one of our first dates! Situated right on the River Dee, the hotel overlooks JHoggs golf course. It is a small hotel with only 22 rooms, and is extremely old. The rooms are all different shapes

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Piglet 5 months

The last month has flown by – I don’t know how we’ve reached 5 months. Piglet has really changed in the past few weeks and his personality is starting to show through. We’ve found his natural routine finally and its made for a really happy chap to have around! He has rolled out twice this

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I’ll put my hands up right away and say this is how I remember labour from my drug induced state! If you want to check out how my pregnancy went you can read about the first, second and third trimesters first. In the week before going into labour I was incredibly uncomfortable. Sitting was sore,

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Swimming is an activity that everyone enjoys – right? It was the activity of choice this week when we wanted to get out of the house for a few hours. We had a 10 year old, 2 toddlers and a 4 month old. What could possibly go wrong? Here are my top tips for swimming, in

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You can read here about my first and second trimesters of this pregnancy. This post is about the third trimester. My third trimester started off with a scan at 29 weeks and a consultant appointment. Piglet was measuring perfectly and we started to discuss my delivery options. Ever since falling pregnant I had been confident

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You can read about my 1st trimester here. As I entered the 2nd trimester of this pregnancy, I naively thought the morning sickness would soon stop. If anything it seemed to ramp up a notch. Eating throughout the day kept it at bay, but I could be caught off guard. I was concerned about excessive

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While we’re weaning I’m keen on feeding Alexander fresh food predominately, things that I can cook and prepare for him at home. That said – I’m a realist. Sometimes convenience is going to be key, particularly if we’re headed out of the house. I discovered Try It Club. Its a website where you can buy

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Its hard to believe its only been 4 and a half months since I was pregnant. It feels so much longer than that already – so I want to get my memories down while they’re still (semi) fresh in my mind. This post will cover the first trimester. I found out I was pregnant at

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Push present – a present that more and more women are seeming to think they’re entitled to because they’ve carried a baby for 9 months. It has become fairly common practice to be given a gift from your other half once you’ve had your baby. Personally, the gorgeous baby you get is gift enough (boke