If you read my last post, you’ll know about Frankie’s reflux. That was our reality for her first nine months of life, but the last few weeks have started to see an improvement. We are having good days. A few with no sick whatsoever! Halle-bloody-lujah! She still has bad days, but with some better ones, and a few hours more sleep, they are far easier to deal with.
So I wanted to explain how we reached our new, improved Frankie and a CMPA and non-IGE allergy diagnosis.
Since my littlest joined our family, the first hand experience of infant reflux that we have lived through from day dot has shown me just what this awful illness really is. Nearly every time I mention Frankie’s reflux to someone... Continue reading →
Dear Frankie Mabel Such a boring cliche, but time really needs to slow down. You’re actually nearly 10 months old and I feel we are hurtling towards your first birthday at terrifying speed and in my head you are still... Continue reading →
We’re a few days into the New Year, so firstly, I guess this is as good a place as any to wish everyone a happy and healthy 2018. For the first time in my adult life, I was in bed... Continue reading →
While we were in Center Parcs, Lottie discovered puddles and a passion for splashing in them. Up until recently, she hasn’t really liked getting dirty or wet, or unknown textures, etc, so splashing in puddles was something we really wanted... Continue reading →
Dear Frankie Mabel I think it’s fair to say your seventh month in the world was as full on as the previous ones. You’ve ticked off another list of milestones. You’ve kept me fairly and squarely on my toes (rarely... Continue reading →
One of Frankie’s favourite times of the day is bath time. Her and Lottie play so nicely together, splashing and giggling, and it’s a lovely happy way to round off the day. But every parent who has tried to get... Continue reading →
You may have noticed this blog has been a bit quiet over recent months. Coinciding quite neatly with me having two children to look after and therefore, very little time to do anything else. But I’m slowly getting back into... Continue reading →
When I start to plan something, I create an image in my head. And then I get to work, somewhat manically on recreating that image down to the finest point. It can get a little obsessive, this attention to minute... Continue reading →
I’ve probably confused you somewhat with the title of this post. I haven’t managed to defy odds and pop out another baby in the space of six months, I’m just a really rubbish blogger and have had this on my... Continue reading →