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Little Tummy baby food – A review

June 18, 2020 admin 0

We started weaning Layla at 6 months just as we did with the boys but unlike with the boys this time we have done a combination of pureed foods and baby led weaning. We have chosen to do a mix of the two methods for a couple of reasons 1. I find it easier to know how much Layla has actually consumed when using the purees and 2. I do worry about choking when doing […]

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5 Top Tips By A Paediatrician On How To Start Weaning

June 8, 2020 admin 0

Weaning can be a fantastic journey to go on with your little one but it can also be a scary time, especially for first time parents. Add to this the new(ish) hype about baby led weaning (BLW) and it can feel very daunting as you prepare to go from giving your baby nothing but milk to all of a sudden allowing them to chow down on pretty much everything (within reason). Despite Layla being my […]

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Everything you need to start weaning your baby

May 8, 2020 admin 2

This week is national weaning week (4th May – 8th May) and it just so happens to fall the week before Layla turns six months old which is when we plan to start our very own weaning journey. Despite having done this twice before with the boys I still feel very nervous, as well as a tad excited, about the whole weaning process and so I’m trying to get myself organised in advance. One of […]

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The Dr Brown’s Natural Flow Starter Kit

February 5, 2020 admin 0

If you are in the market for some bottles for your baby then you might find it is quite a headache trying to choose which brand to go with, especially if this is your first child or you are still pregnant and have no idea what type of feeder your baby will actually be. There are so many different brands available and they range in price as well as what they offer that it isn’t […]

The Elvie Breast Pump – Is it worth the money?

January 26, 2020 admin 0

In November we had our third (and final) baby and I knew that, like with our previous 2, I wanted to breast feed this baby if at all possible. However, I also knew that this wouldn’t work if I was as prudish, shy, and embarrassed when it came to feeding in public as I had been the last two times. You see due to the big gap between babies 1 and 2 and then baby […]

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The Mokee Cot Bed Review

January 14, 2020 admin 0

When we were pregnant with Layla we didn’t find out if she was a boy or a girl as just with our two other children we liked the element of surprise. This did however mean that when we decorated her nursery we had to opt for neutral colours and so we chose grey and orange, or grey and fox print wall paper anyway. We already had the wooden wardrobe and chest of draws from when it […]

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The nursery makeover with Valspar paint

January 2, 2020 admin 0

When we were pregnant with our third baby we made the decision to keep the gender a surprise, although secretly I was convinced we were having a girl, which meant when it came to decorating the nursery we needed to opt for neutral colours. Having once been the tiddlers nursery it was already painted baby blue and white, not very neutral and a tad out dated having not been re decorated for 5 years so […]

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Fairy Milk Mother – A review

November 10, 2019 admin 0

I was recently introduced to a company called the Fairy Milk Mother who offer subscription boxes for breastfeeding mums. Now I’ve said it before, these subscription boxes are popping up all over the place for so many different reasons, pets, kids, beauty, periods, you name it there is a subscription box for it and some are awesome and some are just a little silly in my opinion. However, at 38 weeks pregnant with the desire […]

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ACE winter refresh challenge

October 29, 2019 admin 4

As summer becomes a distant memory and Autumn turns to Winter we were asked if we wanted to take part in the ACE winter refresh challenge to freshen up our winter wardrobes. BUT let’s be honest, there is no way  that at 37 weeks pregnant I am going to fit in to a single one of my favourite winter outfits, so I thought I would go one further and really put ACE to the test. […]

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Your Waters Broke Where?!

October 7, 2019 admin 2

With only 7 weeks left till my due date, one of the things that keeps playing on my mind when I am making plans is what if my waters break? You would think having already had two children that this wouldn’t be my biggest concern, yet my waters never broke with the boys. With the first one the midwife broke them for me during labor and with the second I had an emergency C section, […]