Odette- One Month Old

I can’t quite believe that Odette is now one month old, however I can believe that I am late in writing this update, second child and all that!  Let’s hope that’s not the story of her life- although as you read on, you will see that it doesn’t stop there!!  Over the past 5 weeks…

Christmas Traditions- Advent

When I was a child, we had an alternative advent calendar that I just loved.  It was a handmade (I think by a family member) felt Christmas tree with 24 little pockets underneath.  In each pocket there was a small plush Christmas object, like a stocking or a candy cane etc. with a small square…

High Contrast and Eye-Catching

Have you ever noticed how babies seem drawn to black and white images?  Before a baby is even born it can decipher between light and dark.  Once born, a babies vision is limited and blurry.  Their eyesight continues to develop over the first year, and by the age of one they can usually see just…

Getting Outdoors

As I become steadily more heavily pregnant, it becomes harder to get out and about and so much easier to make excuses to stay home and do nothing.  But this isn’t me at all.  I always regret the decision to ‘slow down’ and end up with major cabin fever.  I am a huge advocate of Getting…

Ivy Turned Two!

On Wednesday, Ivy turned two! How is it even possible that my tiny little Cherry Baba has upgraded from a non-verbal, immobile baby into a walking, talking toddler…let alone a two year old!! It just seems crazy that two years have passed since she was brought into this world and at the same time it’s…