Well hello there, strangers! I'm sorry it's been a while since my last post. The run up to Christmas was manic, as I'm sure you will all appreciate. The main challenge I found was sourcing Christmas presents and food with much more limited access to a variety of shops than I've been used to. When … Continue reading I’m back!
Last Saturday, my husband and I had our first child free night in over 13 months. We had been out for a couple of meals, but always put the boy to bed first and went back after an hour or two and got up with him throughout the night. This time he was 10 miles … Continue reading #Blogtober17 Day Four: Date
When we found out I was pregnant, one of the first things my husband did was start looking for a new car. We found out I was pregnant on 19th November and we picked up our new car over Christmas. Previously, we had a lovely little Ford Fiesta, which we both really liked. It was … Continue reading #Blogtober17 Day Three: Car
Well, here it is, my first ever Blogtober! Sod's law means that we have had a busy week so I've not prepared in advance and we go on holiday tomorrow, making it even more of a challenge. But, here I am, giving it my best shot, so we will see how it goes. The first … Continue reading #Blogtober17 Day One: All About Me
If you're in the Isle of Man, you'll know that today has been a grey day. The sky is grey, the sea is grey and, to be perfectly honest, my mood is grey. I woke up, ready to make the boy a nice breakfast. He's been off his food since we were all ill at the … Continue reading A Grey Day
Almost 6 months ago, we moved away from my family and all our friends for my husband's job. It was a difficult decision, but an offer we couldn't refuse. As the boat left Liverpool, I watched the country I knew and lived going into the distance with everyone I knew still there. A few short … Continue reading Making New Friends as an Adult
A year ago today was my last day at work before maternity leave. I left believing I would be returning in nine month's time with a baby in a nursery down the road. It's strange to think back to that day, which feels like a lifetime ago, and really see just how much life has … Continue reading A Year Since I Started Maternity Leave – What’s Changed?
Yesterday was my husband's first Father's Day and it got me thinking about how much our lives have changed in the past year.