So the time came for us to finally take our babymoon!
It was also to celebrate Sam’s 21st and our 7 year anniversary! It was our first night away with a baby and I was quite nervous but determined to make it happen as I’ve done plenty of day trips now so why not conquer the night away! I’m not ready to leave Leo fully overnight and through to the next day so it was no question us taking Leo, I can’t leave him and be so far away just yet.
A quick romantic night where you would only need one bag turned into 3 bags, a holdall, a travel cot and lots of bottles (sterilised) and tins of milk, Leo’s breakfast and plenty of spare clothes, his play mat, toys, loads and loads of nappies. It all seemed a bit much for one night and I was so worried I had forgot something important and what we would do if we had! The town was extremely small and basic so major supplies were quite a drive away, which is scary with a baby.
We wanted to make a day of it the next day as check out was 10am, so we got some breakfast and took us all to Blue Planet Aquarium (Sam’s idea because of his marine fish hobby) We thought it would be good for Leo with the all the colours as he loves the fishies at home! He only falls asleep when we get to the colourful marine bit, typical ha ha! We enjoyed it though because we are still big kids… we then took off home for some late dinner and to unpack all our bags ready to sort Leo for bed.
So yeah, there was our little trip away for the first time with baba! One thing I will say is never let all the packing and taking millions of things put you off just for a night or two because it so so worth it! Making memories with your family even when your little ones are babies is so special and you will remember it always.
Have any of you mummas took your babies away or had a baby moon? Do you have any tips and tricks for nights away with little ones? Let me know by commenting on here, visit the contact me page or via instagram x
Written by Amy Hignett for her blog, My Baby & Me.