Dear Arthur...

On Monday 23rd May 2022, we welcomed a baby boy into our lives. This blog is going to be used as a way of documenting his life and my parenting journey so that he can read this in the future and see what we got up to during his infant years.

How to keep baby cool

Keep cool

As we are suffering, yes suffering, a heat wave AGAIN in the UK, one of the most difficult things to do is keep little one cool in the heat. Luckily, our heatwaves only last a few days compared to other countries. However, there are times when we need to venture out, instead of living indoors […]

Adapting to a life of sleep deprivation with a newborn baby

Sleep deprivation with a newborn

As a first time mom, nothing could have prepared me for the affects of sleep deprivation. And the phrase “no wonder it’s used a method of torture” has suddenly become the truest sentence ever uttered. Having a newborn baby certainly took some getting used to but it’s weird how you do quickly adapt. Arthur is […]

Giving Birth: Welcome to the world little one!

Giving Birth: Welcome to the world little one!

On Monday 23rd May 2022, my husband and I welcomed our beautiful little bundle into the world after giving birth in our own special way! Surprise! When I fell pregnant, we decided not to find out the gender as we were both intent on having a surprise. However, several old wives’ tales led us to […]

Loulabella’s Life is Changing

So, I have some news… I’m so excited to share that my hubby and I are expecting our very own baby in June 2022. I’m currently 13 weeks pregnant and, I have to say, using the What to Expect When You’re Expecting app has been the highlight, purely for the size comparisons each week 😂 […]

Nickelodeon Nostalgia

Every now and again, my mind transports me back to the good old days of the ‘90s when Nickelodeon showed some absolute classic shows. If you’re in your mid-thirties, like me, I’m sure you’ll appreciate this trip down memory lane… Sister Sister What a show this was! It was the show that made every teenager […]