September 27, 2016

One Month

Posted in: Baby
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Dearest Child Of Ours, You have now been Earth side for 4 weeks. You have slotted into our family effortlessly, it feels like you were always supposed to be here. You are beyond loved by each member of your family, especially your brothers. You furry brother is a big fan of yours and is always by your side, he wasn’t like that when Thomas was your age. Your brother, Thomas LOVES you and showers you with kisses all day long. As your Papa says to everyone, ‘We didn’t even train Thomas to do that.’ We actually have to beg for any […]

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September 25, 2016

People’s Choice Winner

Posted in: Dog
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I have banged on about how this Blog came into fruition many-a-times so I won’t say it again (you can read about it here, if you’re interested) but it has been incredible to see what it has accomplished over the years. Sometimes I wonder if I should go on, if I should put myself and my family out there. I have wondered if it’s irresponsible to include my children in the Blog. I have reread older posts and cringed. Will I look over current posts in the future and cringe too, wondering why I even wrote those things and be embarrassed that so many […]

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September 22, 2016

Toby, Loving Life Again

Posted in: Dog
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Toby seems to be enjoying life again. There was a bit of a pause in his happiness levels whilst I was in hospital and recovering, as I couldn’t take him on his daily adventures. Toby was a bit confused as to why his daily routine was up in the air. I felt like I’d prepared him for what was coming by slowly cutting down on his walks leading up to Felix’s birth, but few less walks a week was a bit different to not leaving the house at all for 3 weeks. Furballs love routine. From the very beginning we have made sure Toby’s day to […]

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September 14, 2016

The Birth Of Our Son

Posted in: Baby
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It’s almost four weeks since our second beautiful boy was born. Time flies when you’re not pregnant. Now that our son is here I can say, I was hoping it would be him. I wanted a boy just a tiny bit more than a girl. Reason being, I wanted to give Thomas a best friend he can grow up with, to go through life with and hopefully develop a friendship and bond that will last through to adulthood. What I love about my life is that I live with my best friend. Home is always a place I want to […]

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September 4, 2016

Happy Father’s Day!

Posted in: Family
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Today Andrew got to celebrate Father’s Day with his sons. Sons, pleural!! For those who don’t follow Toby on Instagram you may not know that a beautiful boy came into our lives 6 days ago (more about that in another post). When Andrew put Thomas down for the night he said, ‘That was a perfect Father’s Day, it had a bit of everything.’ Andrew’s perfect day is a bit different to mine but I’m pleased he had a great day, nonetheless. It started with opening presents and reading a book he got from Thomas to him. He then went to […]

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August 28, 2016

If You Could Say One Thing To Your Pooch…

Posted in: Dog
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On Instagram we asked people to answer the question: If for just a moment your pooch could understand you, what would you tell them. Here are the answers: “I would tell both my fur gals “you bring laughter, joy, happiness, mess, cuddles, walks, dirty big holes, fun, peace, calm, patience into my life every single day and it fills my heart to the brim – thank you” & I think they would look at me and be wondering where their next piece of cheese is” 🐶💗🐶💗 @lillidaisy “I would tell our Miss C what a blessing she has been to our family. […]

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August 26, 2016

Swooping Season

Posted in: Dog
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Toby’s favourite time of year is here, Swooping Season. And by favourite I mean he really hates it and so do I. For some reason in the Spring time birds love to swoop Toby. I don’t know if this happens to all dogs or just him because he stands out so much with his blonde wooly coat. Whatever the reason, poor Toby can’t leave the front door without being attacked and it drives us bonkers. The last couple of weeks we have been going to a playground close to home because it’s easier to waddle over to than our usual play […]

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August 23, 2016

Pregnancy #2 Coming To An End

Posted in: Baby
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You may have noticed I haven’t talked about this pregnancy that is coming to an end at all on the Blog. I guess because there is nothing great to say about it. All I can do is whinge and no one wants to hear that. But now that I can see the light at the end of the tunnel I thought I better say something before this Baby is here. The truth is, I have found being pregnant with a toddler very challenging. It’s been hard, harder than I ever thought possible. I have been so uncomfortable for so long, I […]

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August 15, 2016

Sharing Some Of Our Favourite Stories – An Update on Ghana

Posted in: Family
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When Andrew and I went to Ghana last year, it started a ripple effect, thanks to a little boy named Kwaku. There is no way we ever planned on making a difference to this extent. By us going there, it ignited something in people to help out too and because of people caring, lives have changed and it’s pretty mind blowing. The best way to demonstrate this ripple effect and how it has and continues to change lives, is through a timeline. It all started in 2012 -Andrew and I decide to travel to Africa, not for a holiday, rather […]

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August 10, 2016

Losing Toby

Posted in: Dog
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A few weeks ago we all went out into the city to grab a bite to eat and get some coffee. We walked back to the car and I told Toby to get in when Andrew said, ‘Come check this out.’ I told Toby to get back out of the car and we went to see what Andrew was looking at. He talked about how these pavers at the front of someone’s house were the ones he wanted for our house. After chit chatting about it we got back into the car and drove home. At home Andrew hit the books, Thomas […]

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