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  • Daddy with Felix on his back and holding hands with Dexter next to the sea on Ainsdale beach

    [JANUARY] Our Favourite Moments

    4th February 2020

    January 2020. It was’t a month that I was particularly looking forward to. I knew months before I gave birth to Felix, that this would be the month in which I returned to work after my maternity leave. Of course, I had no idea then, that it would be to a brand new job in…

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  • laptop showing Mummy to Dex blog situated on a windowsill

    Blogging Goals for 2020

    29th January 2020

    I can’t believe it’s been a year since I wrote my blogging goals for 2019 post and yet here we are, one year down the line, at the end of another year. I am bit late to the party for my blogging goals for 2020 thanks to the past month being crazy due to my…

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  • Nicola lying on bed holding Felix close

    Everything I Had Forgotten About Returning to Work After Mat Leave

    20th January 2020

    It’s been just over a week since I returned to work after maternity leave. This return to the workplace is a little different from the first one, because I’ve started a brand new job in a totally different role to the one I was working in before.

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  • The grey walls of our lounge behind a teal sofa and grey and white lamp

    Updating Our Home: Lounge Update + Plans for 2020

    12th January 2020

    It’s 2020 and with a new year has come the return to work at a new job and renewed plans to update our home, now I’m no longer on maternity leave.

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  • Felix's bedroom with grey and turquoise mountains on the wall, a big white cot and turquoise curtains

    Creating a Turquoise and Grey Nursery

    29th December 2019

    Nearly twelve months after starting the process, we are now finished on our baby boy’s turquoise and grey nursery.

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  • A Life Update – The End of Maternity Leave + Redundancy

    13th December 2019

    It’s been a while since I’ve done a personal post, and now seems as good a time as any as we quickly approach Christmas and the New Year.

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  • Felix wearing a birthday hat sat on his cousin's knee in front of a christmas tree at his birthday party

    Felix’s 12 Month Update

    12th December 2019

    Felix Edward. Today you turn one year old. How has it been one year since I had that final supper with Daddy and Dexter as a family of three? How has it been a year since we watched Theresa May on Sky News win a vote of confidence at 9pm before rushing off the hospital…

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