Motherhood Update – Aidan at 18 months

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18 months – Yep, that’s right!

A year and a half has passed since Aidan Cole Malan came and rocked our world!

The other night I realised that when Alyssa was this age, I was already expecting Aidan and we were so at ease with the decision to have our second child. Alyssa was so passive and calm that we were totally ok with welcoming a new baby into this world. Little did we know how different these two kids would be.

Aidan is like a little energizer bunny… the only time he sits still is when he’s eating or sleeping – basically just to recharge his batteries. He is very demanding and will shout and scream until he gets what he wants.

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Welcome Aidan Cole Malan

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I am so thrilled to announce that on Tuesday 31 March 2015 we welcomed our little boy Aidan Cole Malan into the world.  Arriving 3 weeks earlier than his estimated due date and within just a few hours of labour this little man was clearly in a hurry to meet us.

You know how in the movies when someone goes into labour, it seems as though that baby will arrive in minutes and there’s always a mad rush to the hospital? I would always laugh as I know labour takes a long time to progress (as it did with my first pregnancy) but it seems that is not always the case.

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