HAVE A SECOND BABY THEY SAID. IT'LL BE EASY THEY SAID...

HAVE A SECOND BABY THEY SAID. IT'LL BE EASY THEY SAID...

So, amazingly we’ve recently become a family of four with the arrival a wonderful, beautiful little boy called Arlo. He is bloomin’ marvellous and from the moment he squeezed out, our hearts instantly swelled. We obviously expected such instant love and happiness, but perhaps what we naively didn’t expect, having already had a child and after so many words of parental wisdom from people we know, is just how different and sometimes difficult it is with a second baby...

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NOT GUILTY

NOT GUILTY

For the nine months George was pregnant with Edie I was wired with nerves and excitement. I would often lie awake with a beaming smile as I considered the joy that was on the horizon but also worrying about everything that entered my head concerning a newborn. Whether it was finances or storage space (but mainly, just how the hell do you bring up a baby?), our bedroom was often illuminated by a 2am Google search to settle my concerns and persistent insomnia. I spent my time researching the logistics and what we should be buying, plus exhausting every baby name book under the sun. I even read bits and bobs from ‘What To Expect When You’re Expecting’. But was it missing a chapter?

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