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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Where did May watch the Royal Wedding?

April 30, 2011 at 09:59

Mama Lewis


May and her parents spent the day of the Royal Wedding at IKEA. I did mean to send an update, an American-behind-the-scenes/lone reporter-on-the-prowl kind of thing, but I there wasn’t any internet access at IKEA. Instead, I tested out new sofas for my new flat using my new butt (it’s not only your tummy that […]

Happy Birthday May! You are 2!

April 22, 2011 at 15:01

Mama Lewis


May celebrated her birthday this year by moving into a brand new flat! Actually, that is a bit of a lie. May celebrated her birthday with her mama, while her daddy moved everything into the new flat. Photos of the new abode to come (and incidentally, I’m posting this the day before, as on the […]

This week I’m… sleeping! We won!

April 20, 2011 at 11:26

Mama Lewis


I would like to officially call my daughter a loser. After two weeks of trial by fire, and a lot of help from Nana, May is now sleeping through the night! We are victors in The Sleep Experiment! The system is not perfect. She wakes from time to time – she gets stuck and needs […]

Got any good news for me?

April 14, 2011 at 11:46

Mama Lewis


Today, my husband pointed out that we are four years into the recession in Britain. “There will probably be four more,” he said, grimly. “And, with the budget cuts the government has made, probably even longer than that,” I said, equally as grim. It is just such conversations, casually breached in the comfort of my […]

The Sleep Experiment Score: May 7 – Parents 1 *UPDATED*

April 11, 2011 at 21:08

Mama Lewis


Apologies. I am officially obsessed with sleep. Last night, at least I had some, but only at the expense of my husband’s. For May, 3 a.m and 5 a.m. is officially Party Time. And, only an hour later, at 6 a.m.,  she was up – this time with yours truly – and up for good. […]