Reminiscing about our Little Mr’s arrival


It’s only 5 weeks until Little Mr celebrates his first birthday. I really don’t know where the year has gone. It has been an absolute whirlwind of emotions, adventures, challenges and life lessons. Prior to Little Mr’s arrival, I knew my life as it was would be no more. I knew it would dramatically change but I never expected the rush of love, the endless tears of elation, joy and agony and the overwhelming feeling of responsibility for such a tiny human being.

Today on the television, you might just notice the Johnsons Baby advert which features lots of #LifeisReborn moments. I’ve had a sneaky peek of the advert and it made me well up.

I remember so well the moment when Little Mr was passed to me by my hubby in the recovery room, I was shaking but couldn’t wait for a cuddle of my precious newborn. I wanted to kiss him and stroke his head, see who’s nose he had and look into his beautiful blue eyes and tell him how long we’ve been waiting to meet him.


Cuddles with Little Mr only a few hours old

A few hours later my son and I were on the ward and the midwives were telling me I needed to get some sleep. They were right, I was pretty exhausted. I’d probably had about 8 hours sleep over 3 days but I couldn’t take my eyes of my gorgeous little boy. That was the day my was reborn, I was a Mummy and it was the best feeling ever.

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Little Mr just one day old


A sleep deprived Mummy but a peaceful sleeping baby


Something I’ve always wanted to be – a very proud Mummy

Disclaimer: This is a PR collaboration post with Johnson’s Baby. I have not been paid to publish this post however I was sent a hamper as a thank you. 

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  • Reply Steph 06/01/2014 at 6:13 pm

    Such a lovely post. What a cutie! Our little one was born 4 months ago but it feels more like 4 minutes. The time goes so quickly but it’s amazing watching them grow and learn about everything around them :) x

  • Reply Mary 08/01/2014 at 9:45 am

    Lovely pictures.

    • Reply mrsshilts 09/01/2014 at 10:44 pm

      Thank you Mary

  • Reply Cake Chops 09/01/2014 at 1:44 pm

    What lovely pictures :) I need more of me and the boys together! I am always the one taking the pictures, but its fab being a mum isn’t it :) x

    • Reply mrsshilts 09/01/2014 at 10:44 pm

      Thank you so much, it is isn’t it? The best thing ever!

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