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July 2016

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Nervous Daddy

26/07/2016

As I sit here fast approaching 25 weeks gone, this 2nd bundle of joy will be here and we’ll be a family of 4. There is a realisation that my 1st baby is no longer a baby and this toddler is going to face a real upheaval shortly. As I stood in her room with mummy tonight and sang twinkle twinkle little star like we do every night it dawned on me that this will soon no longer be her…

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A man walks into a barber shop…..

19/07/2016

So last Friday was my monthly visit to the hairdressers, I go every 4 weeks, for me I like a short back and sides. Pretty conventional I know but that’s just me, each to their own right.  As I sat there I realised that this infact was more than just a visit to the hairdresser. This was a visit to alone time!! It’s the one occasion where I go to do something on my own for me by me by…

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Dodo…his bark is worse than his bite!!

10/07/2016

I have often thought about our dog Tj or Dodo has he’s referred to by Sophia for many reasons, the way he was our first baby, the way he has fitted into family life with Sophia coming along, the fact he’s no longer number 1 in the house and how on occasion I feel he is truly neglected.  It got me thinking, how do pets fit into your family?  Appreciate  not everyone has a pet but if you’ve a goldfish,…

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21 Week Scan and the journey ahead!

05/07/2016

So we were back again this week, to get the heart checked as baby wasn’t sitting still for long enough last time plus the arms were creating a shadow!! I feel I’m getting somewhat familiar with our hospital now, today was our 4th scan of the pregnancy and I feel I suffer from first baby dad syndrome (something I’ve just made up, where by because you’ve had 1 baby you think you know it all and you know how it…

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20 Week Scan…..what of the haematoma

01/07/2016

It’s a normal day, nothing different, its the run of the midweek day at work!!  We do however have the 20 week scan, a trip to the hospital where, yes there is a lot of waiting around, we get to see player 2 and how the haematoma is coming along. Am I nervous, well, yes and no, its one of those where you are feeling ok about it and you’re feeling more confident than the 12 week scan but you’ve…

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