We had some friends over last week for a playdate. It was fun seeing three little people in the sandpit and great for Edward to have some friends to play with. They are so much younger than Edward that it reminded me just how quickly he’s growing up. It’s hard to believe he 15 months already, it doesn’t seem that long since we brought him home from the hospital.
After a three day stay in hospital I was itching to get out and about with him but as we kept having to wait around for the community midwife visits it wasn’t until his sixth day that we finally left the house. Our first trip was to the local garden centre in Alexandra Palace. A cold Spring wind was blowing so we wrapped Edward up in lots of layers and a fluffy pram suit. He was beautifully behaved and it was our first proper experience of really using the car seat and pram. He was admired by everyone and we felt like happy new parents.
Looking back at the photographs I look awful. My feet were still swollen (they had ballooned whilst I was pregnant) and I looked about 5 months pregnant. I had never got round to the haircut I wanted in order to look great in all those pictures I knew would get taken. However, I look happy and remember feeling excited which is all that really matters.
Written for the Tots100 blog hop: Baby’s First Day out