Sweet dreams…

Are made of SLEEP! oh beloved sleep, when will you return to me? I understand that sleep and babies don’t go together. I totally get that. When you sign up for parenting it’s bold and front and centre of that all-binding contract – ‘You will not get a goodnight’s sleep indefinitely’. All the same, 8…

Our month in London!

I can’t believe how fast this time has gone. Our stay in London is nearly at an end. This was something that I’ve been looking forward to for a really long time. I’ve always wanted to live overseas and given that our jobs and house are in Australia and things are really good in that…

Reservation for 1: London edition.

Today I took my first me-time outing in London doing something that would have been par for the course for pre-baby moi. Today though, it was like a trip to the moon and back. The Husband has had a few days out including a couple of trips to the pub and a day at the…

Our first week in London! – and baby jetlag…

We have now been on our big adventure for just over a week and I still can’t believe that we are here. The Husband and I talked about taking this big trip before I even got pregnant and now to actually be on it is crazy! But here we are in London, thousands of kilometres…

Motherlove

The idea that all mothers experience some amazing rush of love the second they meet their newborn babies is well known to be one of the great untruths of motherhood. I’m sure some mothers experience it and yay for them, but many don’t and that’s ok too. When Baby B was born I was surprised…

Long haul flight with a 7 month old! – #Jetsetbaby

The final hours of our flight to London were passed with me swaying and bouncing up the back of the plane with my eyes closed like some hippy flower child. This was NOT some alternatively induced high but an unsuccessful last ditch attempt to lull young sir into a sleep in the ergo baby before…

Packing for our big adventure part 1: Baby B

Oh wow! the amount of STUFF needed/available for taking care of a baby is out of this world. We will be away for 5 months and I am trying to fit it all in half a medium sized samsonite…umm this will be interesting. The first thing I considered for B was of course, clothing. He…