• First birthday baby
    Parenting

    First Birthday

    March 15th 2021. Your first birthday. How has that happened? I don’t know how I feel. Happy or sad? You arrived nine weeks early, spent weeks in hospital but miraculously you’ve grown into a healthy, happy little boy. I shouldn’t ask for anything more. Yet I’m heartbroken for all you have missed out on during your first year. You weren’t able to see your Dad for two whole weeks during your time in hospital due to Covid restrictions. You didn’t meet your brother until you came home over five weeks after you were born. You’ve missed out on countless cuddles and smiles with family who live on the other side…

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    One

    And then he was one. Our tiny little baby boy is now a cheeky toddler. Happy first birthday Dylan. It feels like yesterday that we met you but it also feels like we’ve known you forever. You’ve come so far in the past year and have turned into such a happy boy. You are an adventurer and are becoming so confident with walking. Emptying out the sock drawer is one of your favourite things to do. Let’s hope you learn how to put the socks back soon! You smile and wave at everyone you meet which can make a quick trip to the shops take much longer than planned as…