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Thank you For Loving Me

Thank you For Loving Me, originally uploaded by Lukasmummy.

Credits: Layered template (Just Journaling Volume 1, Template 3) and Timeless (some slight recolouring) by Jen C Designs. Font is Century Gothic.
Lyrics are to Thank You For Loving Me by Bon Jovi.

Enabling: Just Journaling Templates available here, here, here and here and Timeless is available exclusively at Sunshine Studio Scraps as part of their May Colour Splash I am linking you to the collection because it’s on sale here

Ugly Bug Ball

Ugly Bug Ball, originally uploaded by Lukasmummy.

Credits: Layered template (Newsletter Freebie Template) and Stop Bugging Me both by Jen C Designs.

Enabling: Template doesn’t appear to be available any longer but Stop Bugging Me is currently available as part of the May 2011 Collab Bundle at Funky Playground Designs here

Time 2 Get Warm & Dry

Time 2 Get Warm & Dry, originally uploaded by Lukasmummy.

Credits: Layered template (Tub Time Templates, Template 4) and Tub Time Collection by Jen C Designs.

Enabling: You can pick up the Tub Time bundle including templates exclusively at SUN here.

2 Tiny 4 A Bath

2 Tiny 4 A Bath, originally uploaded by Lukasmummy.

Credits: Layered template (Tub Time Templates, Template 2) and Tub Time Collection by Jen C Designs. Font is sf No Frills by Sugar Frog Fonts.
Journalling reads: When Leo finally came home from hospital, one of the first things I was looking forward to doing was finally being able to give him a bath. While in the hospital all that he had been allowed was a daily top and tail with cotton wool and water, I wasn’t even allowed to use baby bath (but I can’t really say that I let their rules stop me). I was excited to see if he was going to be a water baby like Lukas had been. Only we ran into a slight problem, he was so tiny I was scared of trying to bath him in the big bath. He was too tiny for any kind of seat or harness so I decided that the best thing to do would be to use a round washing up bowl. We all underestimated how much he would hate it. I don’t think I have ever heard such a bloodcurdling scream in my life, he flung his tiny arms and legs about and it was a battle to keep him in contained in the bowl. It was kind of amazing to see that the flannel covered his whole body like a towel. We tried to take some photos but only managed a few blurry and out of focus ones. There was a video but it got lost in a computer crash. Amazingly his tears stopped the second that we removed him from the washing up bowl and wrapped him up in his big fluffy white bath towel for a cuddle with mummy 26th September 2004.

Enabling: You can pick up the Tub Time bundle including templates exclusively at SUN here and the font can be downloaded here.

1st Ultrasound

Created for the April 2011 Template challenge at SUN



1st Ultrasound, originally uploaded by Lukasmummy.

Credits: Layered template (April Template Challenge) by Mandy Nickell, New Beginnings by Jen C Designs and Starburst Overlays by Laura White (C.W Picket & Company). Fonts are Cambria and DJB Heidi H Script by Darcy Baldwin.
Journalling reads: After a silly lady on the reception desk, a very rude nurse and the sonographer leaving us sitting for ages waiting, it was finally time. The doctors had a lot of fears about you, they were worried that all the bleeding and pain might mean that you were not where you were supposed to be. We were scared that you might be another one of our angel babies. But in less than a minute we had all the answers that we needed. You were exactly where you were supposed to be and you had a healthy strong heartbeat. It was such a relief to know that at least for now, you were ok, we could relax for a little while before there were other things for us to worry about. Once we had that reassurance it was ok to see the funny side to all the little details about the appointment, like the fact that they finally had an alternative to tying a blue nitrile glove around the probe since the covers are made of latex and mummy is highly allergic, they were now using latex free condoms. Or the fact that the poor doctor looked so grateful and relieved that my pregnancy would be handled by the Silver Star Team and he didn’t have to read through my long and complicated maternity notes. Or maybe that in a whole row full of sample toilets, mummy managed to pick the only one without a working lock and someone walked in while I was trying to accomplish the very difficult task, of peeing in the little bottle without getting covered. After our visit was over we were left with readjusted dates based on size, your new due date is August 27th. But I have a feeling if you are anything like your brothers, a due date won’t matter one tiny bit to to you, and you will arrive when and where you decide that you want to, just please don’t choose Tescos! 16th January 2009

Enabling: You can download the template as part of the challenge, New Beginnings by Jen C Designs is available here and Starburst Overlays by C.W Picket & Company are available here.

1st Scan

Created for the April 2011 Order Up Challenge at DSDI



1st Scan, originally uploaded by Lukasmummy.

Credits: Layered template (April Template Challenge) by Mandy Nickell and I’m Funky (slightly recoloured) by Jen C Designs. Fonts are sf On The Dot and Cambria.
Journalling reads: Despite all of our fears and doubts, they were quickly able to reassure us that you were exactly where you were supposed to be, complete with a tiny little heartbeat. It was very reassuring to know that at least for now you were perfectly ok. They adjusted the dates but since when has that ever been anything new for us. Your new due date is the 27th August but I very much doubt that will end up being your birthday.

Enabling: Template by Mandy Nickell can be downloaded here and I’m Funky by Jen C Designs is available here