Baby Diaries #8 – 7 Months Old

Gosh it’s been a while since the last update. Life is very busy and time passes you by in the blink of an eye. If I’m being honest I kept up better with the monthly updates with baby girl. Anyway here we are at 7 months.  Baby Dottie has come on leaps and bounds these past few weeks. She is…

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The Baby Diaries #7 – A New Parent’s Essential Kit

A couple of weeks back, both the girls had terrible colds and ear infections. The Friday evening was the worst and hardest night I’ve ever had as a parent. Baby Dottie had a terrible runny nose, high temperature and of course her ear infection. She was on antibiotics from the Doctor which we had seen earlier that afternoon and was…

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Baby Diaries #6 – Starting the Weaning Journey

Baby dottie has now turned 18 weeks old and we have had the third set of immunisations. The second set four weeks ago she took all in her stride and was fine. This time around she was pretty ill 24 hours after. She had a high temperature and was crying/teasy all day long. The only respite she got bless her,…

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Baby Diaries #5 – Injections

Last week we had the dreaded 8 week injections although ours were at nearly 10 weeks due to the baby boom in our area. The appointments were all fully booked around the time we needed them. Never mind we have had them. Ours were at 4pm. I don’t like them at this time of the day because if they have a…

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Baby Diaries #4 – Colic and Reflux

Last week we took baby dottie to see a cranial osteopath to help with her colic and reflux. Plus try and help her posture as she’s always a little scrumped up towards the right. Although she was a c section baby she was forceps delivered as she had sunk really far down into my pelvis. These left a little bruise…

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Baby Diaries #3 – Second Time Around

I never knew having a second baby would be so hard. In fact it’s one of the hardest things I’ve ever attempted in my life. Being up by night then not having the chance by day to nap like first time around is a struggle. Running around after a toddler who has endless energy is hard. I always thought I…

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