After my recent baby-related musings I’ve been almost constantly thinking of ways to use Velcro as a home safety product. You know, there are all sorts of ways to use this wonder product. I think that one of my ideas could be a winner. Once baby starts to crawl there are all sorts of potentially…… Continue reading How to stop your baby
Our baby is due mid-September and we’ve been looking at prams and carseats for the little tyke. These things cost a bloody fortune and just browsing through the various systems on display in Mamas and Papas offends my Yorkshire sensibilities. However, I’ve had an epiphany. These carseats don’t last ten minutes. Babies grow and before…… Continue reading Baby-related thoughts
Jo and I had a routine visit to our midwife this afternoon. We’re just about at the sixteen week point in the pregnancy so we’re past the worst of the worry, but still a little concerned that things might go wrong. This is all natural, I’m sure, but neither of us have done this before…… Continue reading 147 beats of joy
Look what we made, originally uploaded by rutty. I know this might be hard to believe, but yes: I am polluting the gene pool with an offspring. Jo and I are absolutely bloody chuffed to bits to be having a baby – due in September. Hurrah!
Welcome to the world Jessica Anne, my new niece! Isn’t she just lovely? Mother and baby are doing fine, sister Hannah seems rather pleased with the new addition, although I’m not entirely sure how long that’s going to last. Father Phil is very proud. No doubt this little ball of fun will develop into the…… Continue reading Jessica Anne
This morning at about 07:30 UK time, my sister gave birth to my new niece, Jessica Anne. She was 7lb 3oz and so lazy that she was 10 days overdue. If her sister Hannah is anything to go by she’s going to be a little handful when she gets a bit older. So, congratulations Julie…… Continue reading It’s a girl!