Parenting

7 Thoughts Of A Mum When Shopping

1. Before becoming a mum, your first thoughts when arriving to the shopping mall were probably, I should just pop to the loo before I start shopping. However, as a mum you’re so used to holding in your pee for hours that your first thought is,  where’s the nearest takeaway coffee shop. I NEED coffee. 2. Before you had a…

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Best Baby Products For Bath Time

Angelcare Soft Touch Baby Bath (upto 6 months) We had this bath for Molly up until she was six months old. It was probably the most used product we’ve bought for her! Not only did I use it to bath her in, it doubled up as a fantastic seat to pop her in whilst I got myself washed and dressed…

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Parenting, Recipes

Lentil & Courgette Fritters – Baby Led Weaning

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a Baby Led Weaning recipe, but I thought I’d share Molly’s favourite dinner with you – lentil and courgette fritters! I think Molly loves these as they’re really easy for her to pick up. It’s such a quick dinner to throw together and you can add any other vegetables you like. I sometimes…

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Parenting, Recipes

Why We’re Going Vegetarian

I’ve never really eaten much meat in my diet, but I admit to enjoying the odd roast chicken or KFC! However, I nearly always choose the vegetarian option when I eat out, mainly because I actually prefer the taste of vegetarian food. I have often thought about what might be in the meat I’m eating, but I think like most…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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