Hope 2017 is treating you well.
The last month or so has been crazy for us. Just before Xmas Evelyn fell ill and on Christmas day her temperature rocketed so we took her to the doctors at out of hours and then were refereed to the pediatric day assessment unit at the hospital. To cut a long day short it turned out that she has a respiratory infection and tonsillitis. Except for during the first few weeks after Evelyn was born I’m not sure I had felt so needed. A couple of days before going to the doctors Evelyn started to stop eating solids and also wouldn’t take expressed milk from a bottle; this meant she was feeding like a newborn again…
Dear Evelyn, Today has been a bit of a funny day. This morning you went Christmas shopping with daddy for presents for me. You were gone all morning and daddy tells me that you stayed awake to see the Christmas lights and then slept I the carrier for the rest of the time. After you…… Continue reading Christmas shopping with Daddy & Cuddles with me.
Dear Evelyn, Yesterday we took you to London for the first time, with your cousin. You were so good all day even though we were rushing around. We were there as I was going to the theatre with your cousin (it was her birthday present) but you weren’t allowed in . So you went for…… Continue reading London & your first train ride.
Dear Evelyn, So I was just getting used to the idea of leaving you with your Dad whilst I start back to work and then all of a sudden this changes. The place that had offered me a job has lost a significant contract meaning that they can no longer take me on. So now…… Continue reading The last few weeks
Dear Evelyn, Today you seem to have perfected sitting. You have been sitting with support for a good few weeks but you just haven’t had the balance or maybe strength to stay sitting by yourself. But yesterday you decided to stay upright all by yourself when we went to see nanny for her birthday and…… Continue reading Sitting and Weaning
Dear Evelyn, I love you so much. I am currently writing this – whilst laying in bed unable to sleep – with tears in my eyes. I haven’t been feeling well today nothing serious just a bit rundown which hasn’t helped. So why am I upset you must be thinking. Well, just after I found…… Continue reading Why am I upset?
Dear Evelyn, Today you are 6 months old. I can’t believe that it is 6 months since you were still inside me, since I gave birth to you and since I first held you in my arms. I can’t believe it is 6 months since you came into this world and made our lives so…… Continue reading 6 Months today