The last 3 years have been rather eventful for us, in 2015 we got married … 2016 saw the arrival of our beautiful boy … 2017 added our beautiful girl … We are excited to see what 2018 will bring!
We mentioned a few weeks back that our beautiful Bonnie baby was given a Pavlik harness due to an immature hip joint. Well we are very pleased to say that after three weeks in it her hips are now perfect and she has been freed! The consultant said to us that the improvement was aided … Read moreBonnie is Free!
Our little Bonnie is continuing to keep us on our toes. She has an immature hip joint, this has been being monitored for a while now but Monday saw us back at the hospital and her being fitted into a Pavlik harness. She doesn’t actually seem all that concerned by it and it’s possible that … Read moreThe hips don’t lie!
This month saw the 20th anniversary of Chris losing his Dad to a heart attack. To honour him we decided to re-design our Little box of Love and dedicate it to his memory. We will be donating £2 from every box sold to the British Heart Foundation. As mentioned when we announced our new Little … Read moreLittle box of Love
Four years ago today I woke to the news that my Mum had a severe stroke. Due to fortuitous circumstances she survived, but not without life altering consequences. The last four years have been far from easy and she still has a fight ahead, but since that day she has seen the birth of four … Read moreLittle box of Healing
Rather unexpectedly and nearly a month early, on Friday 28th our little girl decided to make her grand entrance. People had said to us that girls are harder than boys, we hadn’t realised this would start so soon! Bonnie’s birth was the polar opposite of Alex’s calm, quick and relatively easy birth in the pool. … Read moreA Bonnie New Arrival
They say that absence makes the heart grow fonder, although I am not entirely certain that this principle can be applied to blogs! You would be quite reasonable in thinking that we had forgotten all about you and our blog, but I promise we haven’t! In December last year I started a short contract for … Read moreAbsence makes the heart grow fonder – take 2!
Who’s screwing with our seconds? Why are there fewer moments around these days and where can I get a time-transplant? According to my birthday cards I’m just getting old, but isn’t it more likely that time is being sped up for some inscrutable reason either by aliens with a time-boosting ray-beam, a mad scientist with … Read moreIs Time Speeding Up?
We have been having a lovely idyll here in our new home but all too soon it is back to work as my maternity leave ends at the end of June. I really have no idea what has happened to the last three months, but Alex seems to have made time speed up! For the … Read moreBack to work
Tomorrow I hit the big 4-oh! We have crammed a lot into the last six months of my thirties, we got married, bought our dream home that we hope to live in for the rest of our lives, and our perfect little Alex arrived and took over our world! I am really looking forward to … Read moreFabulous Forties
Our last post a month ago talked about how busy we had been, and how much busier it was about to get. Well it really did! Our move back to Wales went as planned and our new home has turned out to be even more perfect than we had expected. We are not just blessed … Read moreAll Change
In between our eclectic activities life has been a little hectic. At our last appointment the midwife was a little concerned that baby wasn’t where he was supposed to be, so this week saw us taking a trip to the hospital for a scan. Fortunately our little monkey is just where he should be, and … Read moreA week in Hectics
Mums are great, we all love our mums. But in today’s chaotic world how do we let her know we love her? Sure, you could just tell her, but what if she forgets? Instead of mere spoken words why not get her a thing? A thing will last forever and keep reminding her you love … Read moreMother’s day
Would you like a plaque for your baby or as a gift for a friend or loved one? We have a selection of pieces of wood, rustic looking with bark, or machined pieces with bevelled edges. Let us know your preferred style, shape and size and we will find a piece of wood to suit. … Read moreBaby Name Plaques
Due to the discovery of our impending family growth spurt our wedding plans were brought forward by almost a year, and with only about a month for the planning and preparation. We also wanted to do it with a very small budget as we are also in the process of moving house, and new arrivals … Read moreDIY Wedding