An Evening of Enchantment! The Enchanted Forest in Pictures

We have been desperate to see ‘The Enchanted Forest’ for years, we are so glad we waited to see it with Baby D, it was literally amazing watching his reactions to everything. The lovely autumn evening was full of visual delights and the music complimented the lights beautifully. It was…

The Joys of Getting a Baby to Sleep

You are almost certainly going to have sleepless nights with a baby. We are lucky to have such a chilled baby in general but even our wee angel had his moments in the early days- and still does to be fair. We are at a stage now where we don’t…

Let the Family Time Commence

A short post to express how very excited I am! I have literally been counting the sleeps until today. This is the first time since Baby D’s arrival, some thirteen weeks ago, that Daddy D is going to be off for more than just a weekend. We now have Daddy…

Mummy and Baby D’s Big Day Out

A rainy, blustery day in Edinburgh couldn’t stop our mini adventures today. After many successful days out as a family, I thought it would be fun to try a baby day out solo, well kind of, we did manage to sneak a visit to Daddy’s work!

Books Books Books

In preparation for Baby D I literally filled the house with books! Hard books, soft books, picture books all kinds of books. As a teacher I love books and learning through books. Until baby arrived I had never really experienced how influential books can be!

Our First Night away as a Family

Travel cot- check, all of baby’s bedding and comforters from crib- check, most of baby’s wardrobe- check, an entire pack of nappies- check, bottles – check, cleaning brush – check, formula – check, playmat and large bag of toys – check and finally a small backpack with all mummy and…