We’ve just got back from a fantastic midweek break to Center Parcs, Longleat. I’ve been before a couple of times, but it was lovely going with Molly! My family also came along, but we stayed in separate lodges. It was great to go somewhere where you can literally feel stress and tension just melt away… Read More Travelling & Holidays With A Toddler
If there’s one thing that keeps a toddler happy, it’s snacks! It also keeps us mums happy too as we know a quick snack will give us a 5 min coffee break (5 mins may be too ambitious). Toddlers have small stomachs, but increasing appetites, so they have a tendency to graze. I try to… Read More Toddler Snack Ideas!
Whenever a baby/toddler is a bit grizzly or under the weather, you’re likely to hear mums say, “must be their teeth”. I think it must be the most commonly used phrase by us mums – everything seems to come down to teething. It can feel like they’re just constantly teething! I suppose they are though,… Read More Teething Toddler – A Whole New Ball Game!
I’m not having another quite yet – I want to be able to enjoy Molly at this age and focus on her rather than spending my days with my head down the toilet. Morning sickness is brutal!!! There will come a point in which I will feel ready for another and when that time comes… Read More What I’ll Be Doing Differently Next Time I Give Birth
Exercise When I fell pregnant with Molly, I made a conscious effort to remain as healthy as possible. I’m going to be completely honest – I was concerned about the weight I was going to gain and how my body would change. I decided to try and do a little bit of exercise every day… Read More Diet, Exercise & Mental Well-being During Pregnancy
I thought I’d share this Baby Led Weaning recipe with you as it was such a hit with Molly! Obviously Molly is a toddler now, but I still cook similar things that I did when she was younger. That’s the great thing about Baby Led Weaning – the food can be enjoyed by the whole… Read More Baby Led Weaning – Mini Cheesy Courgette & Pepper ‘Quiches’
I can’t believe it’s been almost a year since my first ever Mother’s Day. It was so lovely to receive a card from Molly, even though I know she is completely oblivious to the fact she’s given me a card! I’ve always loved Mother’s Day, as my mum has always been such an amazing role… Read More Mother’s Day Gifts – Prestige Flowers
The recent snowfall in the UK has meant that many mums have been stuck indoors at home with little ones. Cabin fever really kicks in after the novelty of the snow melts away… Especially if you have a baby or toddler under 2. You’re very limited as it’s difficult to take little ones out if… Read More Things To Do When You’re Stuck Indoors
A changing bag is something you grow very fond of as a parent – you CANNOT leave the house without it. However, you probably will/have left that bag of essential goods at home at some point. Of course, that will also be the day your baby decides to have a super colossal nappy explosion. He/she… Read More What’s In My Changing Bag – The Essentials
I’ve made it through my first year of motherhood, but not unscaved. Dark circles, bad back, headaches, fatigue – you name it, I’ve probably got it! The sleepless nights are brutal, especially to begin with. I remember thinking to myself, I can’t physically keep waking up every hour. Those early days all merged together in… Read More What A Whirlwind It’s Been