Posts in the Motherhood category

| Everyday Pregnancy Motherhood

Noah’s Birth Story: A C-Section at the Lindo Wing Take 2

Trigger warning mentions birth, c-sections and NICU As soon as I found out I was pregnant I knew I would have a c-section again. My birth with Oscar had been very calm and non-traumatic and I wanted a repeat of the positive experience that I’d had with him. So much has been talked about in… Read more »

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The Third Trimester Weeks 28 – 37 and what I packed in my hospital bag

I’ve finally sat down to write this post and Baby Brother (as we affectionately call him!) is now nearly three months old. I don’t think he even officially had a name yet when I wrote my last update. But the newest member of the Silver family has been registered as Noah Ethan, and he now… Read more »

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The Next Great Adventure – Baby No.2: The First Trimester

I’m super excited to be embarking on this second great adventure and bringing a sibling for Oscar into the world! When I was pregnant with Oscar I absolutely loved writing my trimester diaries especially as it gives me something to look back on years later and relieve the good (and not so good) memories of… Read more »

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Oscar’s 2nd Birthday

Last year birthday parties were a no go… but we still had the best time enjoying a small party in Oscar’s grandparent’s garden with just close family. This year I was determined to have a party for him and booked one on the day of his actual birthday – 18th July. It was no surprise… Read more »

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Our Positive Parenting Routine as We Head out of Lockdown – Oscar aged 21 Months

My little O was only 8 months old when we went into lockdown in March 2020, meaning he’s led more of his in lockdown than out… the ‘new normal’ is his normal. Face masks, hand sanitiser and social distancing are what he knows and he’s seen so little of family and friends or life as… Read more »

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My C-Section Recovery (Nearly Two Years On)

Despite SilverSpoon London being a luxury travel blog, my most read posts are about my birth experiences with Oscar. In particular my story of what it’s like to have a c-section at the Lindo Wing is the blog post that I’ve received the most messages and emails about. I’m so happy to be able to… Read more »

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6 Toys We’re Loving At The Moment

Hello! It’s been a few weeks since I last updated my blog which is the longest I’ve ever gone since starting SilverSpoon! My blog is actually seven years old this month so it’s been really strange not writing regular updates. But I have been absolutely lost for words with genuinely no idea of what to… Read more »

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15 Ways to Give Your Baby a Brilliant Christmas Despite Covid-19 Restrictions

It’ll be a different kind of Christmas this year but nonetheless I super excited to be celebrating with Oscar despite the restrictions we’re under. Here are a few things we’re doing. Wear a Christmas JumperĀ  I’ve always been a fan of Christmas jumpers and this year Oscar’s is the cute Jingles Reindeer number from White… Read more »

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12 Christmas Gift ideas for a One-Year-Old

I’m super excited for Christmas shopping this year as it’s Oscar’s 2nd Christmas. I thought I would share with you a few toys that I’ve bought Oscar recently along with a few things I’m planning to get him for Christmas. I going to be really careful not to overdo the presents as we did that… Read more »

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Oscar’s 1st Birthday

I love party-planning and right from when we first had Oscar I wondered what we’d do for his first birthday. Something relatively low-key at home for such a tiny human being but with all our family, friends, an entertainer, lots of fun and plenty of laughter. But of course back in July 2019, I never… Read more »