I love weekends! This weekend we headed to Dyrham Park, to have a little wander and to introduce Lyra to one of favourite places. This photo makes me so happy. A picture of my family in one of my favourite places. Taking a photo under this tree became a little tradition for Matt and I in our first year of dating and to see Lyra now included brings such a smile to my face. After taking our traditional tree photo we snapped a few more of our little family under the tree that has become so special to us. We…

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I know I always go on about it but I really, truly love Lyra’s eye. Such a perfect copy of her Daddy’s, every time I look at them my love grows. It’s like her eyes are a constant reminder of the love I share with Matt and that colour will always shout home to me. Although I know she’d be beautiful no matter the colour of her eyes I selfishly hope they don’t change.

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For as long as I can remember I’ve always found myself getting super excited for events. I’d daydream about how a certain day would go whether it was a birthday, a trip or a date. I may not have shared that excitement with anyone but I’d usually have the whole thing planned out in my head anyway. I’d say that managing my expectations has been the hardest part of becoming a mother. I suddenly have this unpredictable little person who doesn’t understand that the day is any different or that I’d been looking forward to it for ages. I’m trying…

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I love our serious little girl. When confronted with new things she wants to examine and study them quietly. There are no shrieks of excitement or giggles from this one. I love seeing her personality appearing, she’s so similar to Matt!

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Since we were out on lots of walks whilst we were on holiday the baby carriers came in very useful. We’d been putting off using the Ergo as Lyra hadn’t seemed very happy in it a few weeks ago. She seems to have gone through a growth spurt though so now her legs fit comfortably out and she loved it! We took the Moby as well though for when she really wanted to snuggle but the Ergo gave her the chance to look around and that suited our nosey little daughter. (Also looking at this I noticed that Lyra has…

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