Visiting Daddy at work


Rlt loved visiting Daddy in the newsroom! Here he is posing on the social media editor, Debra’s chair. Although it appears Reuben’s lack of sleep last night has taken it’s toll on daddy. R’s daddy is the head of digital at Johnson Press North East and he was doing a Saturday shift, so we popped

Waterbabies


Still can’t watch when I sit and video the under water swims at Waterbabies. I know it is in RLT’s best interests to go, as I definitely don’t want him to be like me around water. I can’t even put my face under the shower for fear of drowning (my Uncle did push me in

NFL


Mark has gone to see NFL’s The New York Giants at Twickenham today. He said he can’t wait to take #rlt with him – but he’s already seen them, I have a certificate to prove it! When I was three months pregnant, we decided to go to New York for 10 days over Christmas – we wanted

Vaccinations


Today is sponsored by baby tv and nurofen thanks for the advice @pics1981 Third round of injections – done. Next ones are at one yearold, which should be fun, as I’ve already specified to my health visitor that I will not be consenting to the combined MMR jab and which for them to source me

Orla Kiely Baby


RLT is officially now an orla kiely baby Aunty Rachael very generously bought him his first Orla Kiely grobag with the boat pattern from Mothercare online. Daddy then couldn’t resist buying him the apple design for his next size up grobag with mothercare had a 20% in store event! RLT’s cot bedding and change bags are

Orla Kiely Preloved on Facebook


RLT posts getting a lot of love on the orla kiely preloved group on facebook. I got a little obsessed with this group when I first started maternity leave, but I’ve hidden it from my timeline now as it was taking over. Some of these ladies must have some serious cash to spend too as

World Smile Day


‘Send me a picture of Reuben smiling’ was the instruction I received on WhatsApp – I thought ‘awww his daddy must need cheering up at work’. How silly of me. Next thing I see popping up on my facebook feed is that particular image of RLT promoting World Smile Day and for readers of Hartlepool Mail

Making a home to raise a baby in


Pretty stoked with the changes we managed to achieve in our 1980 built new home within 5 weeks of getting keys. All of the major things we wanted to get done achieved 2 days in advance of our deadline- that being our babies due date. What a team! I would definitely never recommend to someone

8.5 months pregnant update


16 days until the little fella is due! There is whole lot that needs doing first, as we moved in to an old house, which requires lots of TLC. Today I can’t flipping move. I thought I was doing well trying to do my bit but my body literally won’t let me move today. Everything

Anxiety


This is me right now! Pregnancy anxiety is absolutely horrific! Things that have caused me massive amounts of stress today, even thought it is ridiculous: people selling arbonne ‘network marketing’ how are they falling for this pyramid scheme woolwich bank not doing as they have been asked for 4 years and sorting out my files having

New York City


My New York review -For personal reasons, back in August, we decided that we didn’t want to be at home for Christmas 2015 and as we were planning to try for a baby in the very near future, we thought we’d cease the opportunity to go away for Christmas as it may be our last