My journal of trial and error and the occasional surprise discovery

Monthly Archives: February 2014

Mastitis sucks

I’m not really comfortable writing about my boobs in such a public way but I think it is a good tale to tell. The moral of the story is if you think you might have mastitis, act straight away. My previous post was about how Hope is a “good baby” . Things have been easier […]


Is she a good baby?

Babies are universal ice breakers. All I have to do is walk into a room with the pram or answer the door with Hope in my arms and I’m instantly met with a wall of “awwww”, “isn’t she cute,” “oh she’s beautiful!” This is the way it should be. Babies are fantastic. It’s funny though, […]


She’s not Alexis

It’s embarrassing the amount of times I’ve called baby Hope by her sister’s name. She’s just so very much like Alexis was. It’s especially difficult when she wears one of the few items we had saved from when Alexis was a baby. In my eyes the resemblance is uncanny. What do you think?


give us a kiss!

Scene: 5am. William has just waited patiently for Baby Hope to finish her feed. William gives Hope a kiss and says “hello gorgeous. I love you.” Hope was delighted. Give me another one bro? Hope cries more! Give us a kiss!! Mwah!