A Week off and Parents of a 2 Year old

Paddy and I have had a week off work this week. We booked it back at the beginning of January after discovering that the last time we had a quiet year was back in 2009…and the last time we actually had any proper quality time together was our honeymoon in May 2013. So we decided…

Old Jack’s Boat

A couple of months ago we went up to visit our lovely friends Hayley, James & their dog Oscar. It’s the first time we took Ava Baby up North so that in itself was exciting but also it was our first extra long journey in the car with little one and sadly the transport gods…

6 months gone by…

Dear Ava Baby, I’ve written a couple of posts about life now you’re here but I thought now we have reached your 6 month birthday I’d write you a little letter. 6 months! Your Daddy and I cannot quite believe it. We still often say to each other “how are you here?” , it all…

Parent & Baby Cinema

That’s right – Ava Baby has had her first cinema visit at the age of 3 months old. As many of you know she had been to the cinema a lot when she was still in my tummy having seen ( well heard ) an impressive 33 films, but now she is here it was…

View of the world

From a 3 month old. Tomorrow Ava Baby turns 3 months and in that 3 months she has developed and learnt so much it’s crazy. I wrote a post before about how quickly the time has gone from her being born and what impact she has had on our lives but I really want to…

Where does the time go?

Today our little Ava Baby is 10 weeks old already. We can’t quite believe it. We’re still trying to get our heads around so many things like: 1) Our little bubba is here, we have our own baby 2) Our little bubba was a girl, we have a daughter & she was Ava all along…