The best autumn/winter baby girls’ clothes 2017

The best autumn/winter baby girls’ clothes 2017

It’s been a while since I last wrote about what clothes are in the shops for babies. 5 months, in fact, eek! However, there are so many beautiful baby clothes coming into the shops for autumn and winter that I had to rectify this shortcoming! Baby style is something that I seem to be paying increasing amounts of attention to. Those who follow me on Twitter will know that while I’ve always liked Frugi, I have become a little obsessive recently! Oops – sorry hubby!

If I had unlimited amounts of money, I think I would just go nuts and spend hundreds of pounds on Autumn’s clothing. The sad truth is that I can’t, as I’m struggling having not had a proper income for the last few months! However, that’s the price I’ve paid for spending as much time at home with my baby as possible before I return to work. However, there are ways of getting around it. View Post

A husband’s view of paternity leave and returning to work

A husband’s view of paternity leave and returning to work

Going back a couple of generations, looking after the home and children was very much thought of as “women’s work”. However, with the rise of stay-at-home dads and dads seeming to be more hands-on in general, I wondered what my husband’s thoughts were. He’s wonderfully hands on with Autumn and has expressed in the past that he is worried about missing her doing different things like crawling and walking for the first time. I thought I’d do a little interview with him about his thoughts on paternity leave and working, leaving his baby at home. View Post

Autumn’s Christening and how I planned it

Autumn’s Christening and how I planned it

On the first Sunday of August, we finally had Autumn christened! When I was pregnant, I thought I’d have her christening in the first 6 months. However, if you’ve been following our story, you’ll know that things didn’t quite go as we thought they would in the first few weeks of Autumn’s life. It took a long time for me to recover, so the stress of a social event was not something that was on the cards for quite some time.

However, in her 10th month, the time finally came. I had so much fun planning it all, although it was quite stressful! I planned it all in the space of about two weeks. I’m usually far more organised than that, but after a bereavement last month, the christening kind of sneaked up on us. View Post