One day we were at a baby shower for one of my best friends. There were only three of us who weren't expecting or already had a child. One friend was single, but we knew it would be on the cards as soon as she found a keeper (she did), there was me, who was secretly hatching plans to fall pregnant, and there was Veronica, who flatly turned around and said "no way. Kids. Nuh uh. That is so far into … [Read more...] about And then she fell pregnant too…
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I'm going to let you in on a bit of a secret. Back in October, I was thinking about giving up Modern Day Missus. The site isn't a runaway success (all my own doing), and it's so so hard to find the time. Part of me thinks that the original reason I started MDM was because I wanted to learn more about photography and websites, and I've achieved that goal, and if I shut the site down, how else … [Read more...] about I need your help!
How on earth did we get this far so quickly? We now have a 7 month old baby, soon to be 8 months old! Motherhood definitely isn't a breeze, but I am absolutely loving being a mumma these days and this kid keeps me smiling all day long, even on the rough days. I think that right now is my favourite time so far. There is so much going on and you can also really see her personality starting to … [Read more...] about Little Missus: 7 month old baby
Interesting fact: when I graduated from high school, I spent a year in Japan as an exchange student.... I even majored in Japanese at university (in addition to public relations). After visiting every year for a few years, we then wanted to visit other places, then home loans, IVF and bam, 10 years have passed since I've been there. My mum and dad were keen to go and I thought that six … [Read more...] about 20 tips for travelling with a baby
Hello, remember me? Once upon a time, I used to post recipes and articles about my life....ha! Modern Day Baby (AKA Chloe, or Chloe Bear) has other plans. Unfortunately, I don't think the recipes are coming back for a few more months, but I'm going to do my best to get out there and post some more. I absolutely love reading the archives of the posts from Oh She Glows and Cupcakes and … [Read more...] about Modern Day Baby is 6 months old!
She's here! Well, she has been here for 6 weeks now, but she has been keeping me on my toes! The important details: Name: Chloe Lucinda Birkin Born: 24th Feb Weighing: 7lbs 12oz (3.53kg) Time: 1.23pm The labour My Obstetrician was concerned that she didn't want me to have a baby over 7lbs given my size, so the moment I hit 39 weeks she was like, let's get … [Read more...] about Introducing Chloe B