Happy Days: Oh Boy Oh Boy I Have A Boy! - What Katy Said

Happy Days: Oh Boy Oh Boy I Have A Boy!

Welcome to HappyDays! The idea of this linky is to inspire others to make the best out of every day, to see the happy in the little things. As no matter what, there is always something good in every single day- we just need to take the time to see it. Share your happy posts, Sian and I love to read them!


I’m back! I know, I know, probably shouldn’t be back so soon but when you are confined to the sofa for hours and hours each day you soon start to go crazy! So, here I am and hurrah I have a baby!!! The last week and a half has absolutely flown by and I cannot believe I am now a mum of three!

I am not going to pretend it has been a bed of roses, sleepless nights and breastfeeding struggles have been anything but, but he is such a contented little baby I am truly lucky! The girls were such hard work so I had braced myself for a rough time, but he is dreamy! Yay!

So, what has made me happy the last couple of weeks?

– Baby arriving! He may have been 8 days late but I totally forgive him now.

– His Happy Days vest. Don’t you love it?! Can’t remember where it is from or who gave it but I love it haha!

– Seeing the girls meet him for the first time. Pure love.

– The kindness shown by friends, family and total strangers. Support and well wishes really do keep you going on those tougher days.

– My new pram. I’ll be reviewing it soon but my goodness I am loving pushing my baby boy around in such a lovely set of wheels!

– G settling in well at school. It hasn’t been smooth sailing with baby arriving smack bang in the middle of her first week but she seems to love it so far. Her favourite thing is having school dinners – it’s the little things eh?

– Having Mr F home. He started working from home from my due date and of course is on paternity leave now. It is so nice having him home each day, I’ll miss him when he goes back to work next week!

– Vlogging. I’m crazy I know but I kept an online diary of the first week with baby, documenting how I felt, what we did, midwife visits and anything he did each day. It was quite therapeutic actually.

So despite feeling like a total zombie I am still on a high. I am so thankful that he is here safely and that besides a few wobbles we are adjusting well. 🙂

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18 Comments

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    Laura - dear bear and beany
    September 17, 2016 at 7:45 am

    Yay you have a beautiful baby boy! What a week that was for you all, not one that will ever be repeated. I’m pleased G is settling in well. Alice stays for school dinners next week and she is so excited about it, they are funny!! Enjoy those dreamy newborn cuddles and keep baby spamming us on Instagram. Thanks for hosting x

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    Fi - Beauty Baby and Me
    September 17, 2016 at 9:31 am

    Huge congratulations lovely – such a lovely week and an exciting time for you! I hope you are taking it relatively easy despite all the vlogging. He’s absolutely beautiful! xx #HappyDaysLinky

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    jeremy@thirstydaddy
    September 17, 2016 at 3:01 pm

    Congratulations Katie!

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    Emma
    September 17, 2016 at 4:16 pm

    Congratulations! Super impressed with all you have managed so soon after your arrival. And love the sentiment behind the linky 🙂 #happydayslinky

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    You Baby Me Mummy
    September 17, 2016 at 7:58 pm

    So happy you’re back! Whoop! He is a beaut, love you xxx

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    Sarah Christie
    September 17, 2016 at 8:42 pm

    Ah congratulations he is adorable, and the vest is soooo cool. I am so glad little G is settling into school, and do you know what Joe loves school dinners and eats things at school that he will never eat at home xx

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    Rosie @ Little Fish
    September 17, 2016 at 11:30 pm

    He’s gorgeous! Big well done and congratulations to you and your family. Love reading all of your updates. x

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    jennifer
    September 18, 2016 at 4:03 am

    congratulations and he so adorable , apart from the post and other works one should also need to be conscious about an infant child , as you are excited can be seen by your post and this sort of planning simply defining that you will be a good mother .

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    Alana - Burnished Chaos
    September 18, 2016 at 7:11 am

    Congratulations, he is truly gorgeous (but then I don’t need to tell you that!), and that happy days vest is perfect. Sounds like you have had an extremely busy couple of weeks! Glad little G is settling in well at school x
    #HappyDaysLinky

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    Sarah Howe
    September 18, 2016 at 7:15 am

    Nice to have you back Hun and I’ve loved your updates abs pics all week. Glad everyone settling, new routines and school etc. Keep us posted! Thanks for hosting xx

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    susankmann
    September 18, 2016 at 11:19 am

    Aww he is just adorable, huge congratulations. Wow the last thing I could do after having a baby is a daily vlog, that is incredible well done and glad your little girl is settling into school. Big hugs xx

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    Karen TwoTinyHands
    September 18, 2016 at 12:10 pm

    Congratulations Katy, what a beautiful little boy you have. It’s great that you have a good support network around and that the girls adore him! #happydays

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    Jodie
    September 18, 2016 at 3:08 pm

    OHHHH congratulations! Isn’t he just beautiful!! xx

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    An imperfect mum (Catie)
    September 18, 2016 at 5:04 pm

    Huge congratulations. I’m off to at h your vlog. I can’t believe it you are amazing. And he is absolutely gorgeous!!! ???? #HappyDays

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    Katie Heels and Hooves
    September 18, 2016 at 10:39 pm

    Congratulations again! So pleased the girls love him and that school is going well. xx

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    Rebecca Taylor
    September 20, 2016 at 12:15 pm

    Huge congratulations Katy!!! What wonderful news. And he is absolutely GORGEOUS! I think you are amazing for blogging and vlogging so soon but I am pleased it is proving therapeutic. I will check out your vlog now.
    What an amazing week it has been for you. I can’t believe your little one has started school amongst all of the excitement, bless her. I bet they are proud older sisters! Enjoy every moment. x #HappyDays

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    Cal at Family Makes
    September 22, 2016 at 6:24 pm

    Such a beautiful baby boy – many congratulations! I don’t know how you’ve done it, but welcomee back to blogging and vlogging so quickly! Amazing! Thanks for hosting this great linky #HappyDays

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