What No One Tells You About Having A Baby

So at 8pm on the 26th August 2016 our lives changed. Clark Jacob Jones came crashing into the world weighing a whopping 9lb 9oz after 12 hours in labour. From the moment he arrived I knew that life as we knew it was going to change. Some parts for the better, some parts….. Well lets [...]

Pregnancy After Loss – Keeping the Faith

Getting pregnant for us was never the problem. That became apparent when 3 weeks after coming back from Honeymoon I took a test in a hotel room whilst getting ready for a wedding reception. The plan had always been to try once married and for a few days after taking that test we were filled [...]

Why sometimes you need to talk about Miscarriage.

If you follow me on social media you will know that although I do not shout about it from the rooftops I have mentioned the issues we faced when trying to have Clark. We had three pregnancies prior to Clark all of which did not work out for one reason or another. (One Early Miscarriage [...]

What I wish I knew when pregnant with Clark.

So if you follow me on any of my social media you will know that 10 months ago a little bundle of joy named Clark came into our lives, 11 days late (timekeeping skills like his mother) hours before I was due to be induced. Pregnancy for me was not the easiest of journeys, the [...]

What to Buy For Baby Part Three – Sleeping

So the third in the mini series on what to buy whilst you patiently (Or impatiently in my case!) wait for the new bundle of joy to arrive. If you have missed the first two parts of this series they look at Feeding and Clothing so feel free to check out the links! Deciding what to [...]

What to Buy for Baby Part Two – Clothing

Part Two in this mini series of what to buy, or in some cases what not to buy. This post focuses on Clothing as this is probably one area that you go completely overboard with no matter how hard you try not to. In fact clothing is probably one area that you do not need [...]

What to buy for Baby Part One – Feeding

A few people have asked me about what I bought when pregnant with Clark so I thought I would put something together on what we bought, what was worth it and what wasn't! So you have reached the mark in your pregnancy where you feel comfortable to start purchasing items for the new addition to [...]