Why my baby cries

I knew that when Plum was born he would cry. I wasn’t as naive as to think that I would be spared the crying! But what shocked me was the severe look of pain on his face sometimes when he cried. I seriously thought something was drastically wrong with him. Here’s a quick reference for…

Plum’s Playtime (under 2 months old)

  Plum’s playtime is quite limited, and just involves normally 1 or 2 of these activities each day. The black and white mobile and spending time looking in the mirror are both Montessori ideas.

Baby first month must haves

I watched loads of those ‘things you need for your newborn’ YouTube videos when pregnant but actually looking back my list looks completely different. In case I have a second child, or if anyone reading this hasn’t got through the first month then these are my top 10 things you need: 1. A Smartphone Most…

Where did that month go?!

Unbelievably Plum is 1 month old today! 4 weeks ago he was brand new and I didn’t have a clue what I was doing. Now I’ve had a month’s practice I know exactly what to do. Only kidding! I still feel like a lost beginner and I have a feeling this won’t change! It’s been…

Day in pictures

We walked Daddy to work and screamed the whole way home. Plum played with his reflection for about 20mins, repeatedly moving his fist towards the mirror then back to his chest. We had a nap on the sofa together. We went for a lovely long walk in the February sunshine with friends. Plum enjoyed mummy’s…

2 weeks and still alive!

We’ve survived two weeks! Yayy! Plum is still alive and we haven’t even dropped him! Not once! It’s been an absolutely lovely time getting to know Plum properly and seeing him develop so much even in such a short time! His face and head shape are back to normal after being stretched by the ventouse,…