Rewards

As predicted the blogging has dropped off quite precipitously. I still seem to be functioning on a reduced amount of sleep (although Fliss is taking the brunt of the sleep interruption by far). However the evenings are both shorter and much more structured. Eating is slowly moving from a task best accomplished at speed as …

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New Family Unit, Some Assembly Required.

I brought Fliss and Ursula home on Monday morning so we now have a complete family unit at home. We didn’t do much on Monday apart from appreciate being back in the house with all the attendant creature comforts. Tuesday didn’t involve much either but we had both sides of the family visit in the …

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Light at the end of the tunnel

Ursula is quite possibly the healthiest baby that has ever graced the Special Care Baby Unit at our local hospital. The sequence of events that led us there were more than a little concerning. As we were about to be discharged the midwife observed a leg twitch that didn’t look like the standard myoclonic twitch …

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Do the stars shine brighter tonight?

This was my thought as I unpacked the car tonight. It may have been the cold weather and clear skies though, it’s hard to be sure. I’m currently pottering around the house tidying up and preparing to welcome Ursula to the home tomorrow. I suspect my perspective may have altered in the last few days. …

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Not a creature stirring….

As the sun rises on a clear blue boxing day morning my body ponders what to do with the excess calories of yesterdays toughing. After so many years of the Bennee clan together with occasional grand-parental input we are now entering a new phase of the Christmas dynamic as the extended grouping of Bennee’s and …

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