The no-bullshit baby list

Pamela Parenthood 6 Comments

Oh wonderful knowledgable internet how you lead me astray. This happens much too frequently and yet I never seem to learn. As a first time mama there were (and still are) so many questions and so many things unknown. Ultimately these are mostly things that we all need to learn for ourselves. People can tell you a stroller is essential …

week one

Pamela Parenthood, Photography 10 Comments

One week ago today I was dropping Tess off at the airport, about to head out for dinner with Ivan and later heading into Birthcare to give birth to our beautiful daughter. So much can happen in a week! First-time motherhood is… beautiful. I’m still marvelling at the wonders of the human body (I know I’ve said this a lot… …

the birth of Mika Cruz

Pamela Pregnancy 24 Comments

This is post number 100 on our blog. Fancy that! Our beautiful baby girl was born at 12:04am yesterday morning (March 23, 2011). She weighed 6 pounds 14 ounces and she was 49cm long. Her name (so far) is Mika Elena Cruz. We plan on adding another middle name too… So it’s been a long time now with hardly any …

running out of womb

Pamela Pregnancy 1 Comment

(Sorry about the title). Whilst I think ultrasounds are a little creepy (just wait for it to come out, no?) we just got another scan to check the growth and fluid and all and we managed to catch a clear shot of baby having a good yawn. ┬áCan’t be too much fun in there.. time to come out I say! …