I knew I shouldn't have said yesterday that we did the right thing, I knew I shouldn't have said we might be getting the hang of things, I knew I shouldn't have asked for another night sleep, I should have known that all that would only lead to one thing......... Yes, you guessed right, we … Continue reading I knew I shouldn’t have…….
After another week of bad nights, we finally had a breakthrough last night. We think Elisabeth has been teething now for a while, but yesterday we got a bit worried that she was playing us. So when she started crying after having been in bed for about an hour, we decided to leave her and … Continue reading Sleep update
Here is a question for you: Why is a cup of tea so comforting? And here is another one, why is it that when you make a pot of tea it multiplies by 10 at least on the comfort scale? surely caffeine is the least relaxing of substances, but whenever someone is tired, upset or … Continue reading Answers on a postcard please…
For some reason, when I put Elisabeth to bed last night, I had a good feeling about the night to come. I thought she was going to sleep through. Then again, we often think this and it certainly isn't always true. I was nervously looking at the baby monitor with every little sound, and when … Continue reading What a difference a sleep makes
Last night was another bad one, to be fair the good ones now hugely outnumber the bad ones so we are very happy.....most of the time. Elisabeth went to sleep fine but woke up at 22.00, just as we were going to bed, typical! My husband sat in her room for an hour trying to … Continue reading The things we do to make them sleep….
This is probably true for everyone, but when you become a parent the things that make you happy are really really small things, but they are enormous in your world. The first time our baby smiles at us we tell everyone: She smiled! The first time Elisabeth giggled I cried because it was truly the … Continue reading It’s the little things that make us happy
So today was our 7th wedding anniversary. Seven years..........wow..........that kind a crept up on me. I can remember the wedding as if it was yesterday, just family and a couple of friends, no big car to pick us up, no big dress costing a month's wages, nothing flash, just me and him and the promise … Continue reading Anniversary