Parenting

“The Perfect Housewife”

I know that title may sound a little odd, but I know a lot of mums will relate to what I’m going to say. Before I became a mum, I enjoyed making the house look clean and tidy. I think it’s because I had the time to leisurely clean whilst sipping a HOT cuppa and listen to music. I emphasise the…

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Parenting

Review: Sophie The Giraffe Teether

Teething is a tough time – for baby and for mum! It must be horrible having lots of teeth popping through, it’s no wonder babies become very grumpy and unsettled. It’s hard to know what to give your baby for teething, and it’s not great to constantly dose them up with Calpol. However,  sometimes it is necessary if they are…

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Parenting

Paediatric First Aid Awareness with Daisy First Aid

As a mum, I hope I never have to use First Aid, but I want to be well prepared just incase. I’ve teamed up with Jo Lister from Daisy First Aid to bring you some in-depth information on First Aid for children. This kind of information is invaluable to all parents and caregivers. We all dread the idea of administering…

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Parenting

H&M Baby Girls Haul

As it’s now autumn and the weather is much cooler, I decided to buy Molly some new clothes! I absolutely love H&M for both adult and children’s clothing. The quality is always great and they have a good range of affordable and slightly more expensive clothing. There’s something to suit everyone’s budget. I was so in love with all of…

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Parenting

A Letter To My Pre-Baby Self

Hi, You’re probably chilling out watching a film or wondering how to do your hair this morning… lucky you! Make the most of being able to do fancy hairstyles and generally making an effort with yourself whilst you can. In a few months you’ll be scraping those greasy locks into what you hope can pass for a messy bun. Oh,…

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Parenting

Colic Awareness Month with Infacol and Cry-Sis (AD)

I’d never heard of infant colic before I had Molly. However, I soon discovered it in all its glory when she arrived!  It’s a common problem that affects up to 1 in 5 babies. As a first time mum, I was totally unprepared for the brutal affect that colic would have on me and my mood. In case you’re a…

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Parenting

Breastfeeding Past 6 Months

I can’t believe that Molly will be eight  months old in just under two weeks. I really get the whole ‘they grow up too fast’ phrase now. In fact, hearing that phrase used to bloody annoy me, but that was before I understood how completely overwhelming the love is that you feel for your own baby. The bond is just…

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Cornwall, Parenting

Bloom Remedies

I was recently sent some lovely baby products from Bloom Remedies, an award-winning Cornish skincare company.  All of their products are made with great love and consciousness, using natural ingredients and ensuring sustainability with all of their packaging. It’s great to see their careful consideration of the environment too with regards to the origin of their ingredients . I love…

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Parenting

How Becoming A Mum Changes Your Perspective on Life

Before you have children life is very much about you, so everything in your life is focused on your own wants and desires. Time feels infinite and days pass by with no particular meaning. However, as soon as you have a baby all of this changes. Time appears to pass way too quickly.  Each day that passes,  you notice your…

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Parenting

Weaning Wednesdays – Essentials For Weaning!

Weaning is great fun, but it can feel quite overwhelming if you’ve never done it before. I was new to it all so I spent lots of time on Google and blogs trying to get as much advice as possible!You worry about whether they’re eating enough, what they’re eating, will they choke… ahhh! I must admit, choking is a constant…

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