A Pregnancy Update: Second Trimester (Week 27)

And just like *that*, we’ve hit week 27 of pregnancy. About to go into the third trimester, the missus is now well over the halfway point and has actually been with child for more than half a year. Assuming he plops out on his due date (which, obviously ain’t going to happen), that means we […]

The Onset Of Nesting: Sorting Out Toddler L’s Old Baby Clothes

We always had plans for a second kid. Obviously not everything can be planned when it comes to conceiving, but all being well, we saw ourselves with two children. As such, we’ve literally thrown nothing away from the days when Toddler L was Baby L. The assumption was that we may need it again in […]

A Clichéd Pregnancy Announcement – We’re Having A Second!

Yup, you’ve read that correctly. We have some exciting news – the missus is pregnant! That can only mean one thing – a clichéd pregnancy announcement…although I’m not sure how clichéd it can be without photos of us making a heart on the missus’ belly with our hands, lining different sized shoes up or posing with […]

5 Tips When Planning A Babymoon

The things I’ve learnt since becoming an expectant – and then an actual – dad are staggering. Nipple confusion, anyone?! Parenting opens up an entirely different world of terms, concepts and knowledge that you don’t comprehend until you know there’s a bun in the oven. Take something like a ‘babymoon’. You may think that a babymoon happens […]

Review: The Little Green Sheep Twist Cot Bed Mattress & Protector

One of the major milestones to show that your tiny, little newborn is now a baby is when they leave the comfort of your bedroom to move into their own room. Obviously, when I say “leave” and “move” this is because you’ve put them in there – they’re not quite at the stage of making that decision for […]

Buying The Wife A Push Present After Giving Birth

Ah, push presents. If there’s anything as divisive when it comes to pregnancy and birth, I don’t think I’ve come across it yet…well, apart from maybe eating your own placenta. If you’ve not come across the term ‘push present’ before, then let me enlighten you. It is basically a gift that you buy your partner to mark […]

5 Tips For When Your Partner Goes Into Labour

To celebrate Baby L’s ‘nine months in, nine months out’ anniversary, I thought it’d be good to look back on that eventful evening when she disembarked the mothership and share some of the things I learnt. We can just gloss over the fact that she was actually in for eight and a half months and it […]